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North American semiconductor manufacturing equipment industry posts $2.5 billion in billings

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor-making equipment posted $2.49 billion in billings worldwide in June 2018, according to industry association SEMI.

The $2.49 billion figure is calculated by SEMI on a “three-month average basis”, and is published in the Market Data Billings Report, published today by SEMI.

The billings figure is 8 percent lower than the final May 2018 level of $2.7 billion, and is 8.1 percent higher than the June 2017 billings level of $2.3 billion. 

Ajit Manocha, president and CEO of SEMI, says: “Global billings of North American equipment manufacturers declined for the current month by 8 percent from the historic high but is still 8 percent higher than billings for the same period last year.

“Billings remain robust.”

Below are some highlights of the SEMI Billings report uses three-month moving averages of worldwide billings for North American-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers. Billings figures are in millions of US dollars.

Billings (millions)Year increase (percent)
January 2018$2,370.127.5
February 2018$2,417.822.5
March 2018$2,431.816.9
April 2018$2,689.925.9
May 2018$2,702.319
June 2018$2,485.78.1

Source: SEMI

SEMI publishes a monthly North American Billings report and issues the Worldwide Semiconductor Equipment Market Statistics report in collaboration with the Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan.

The WWSEMS report currently reports billings by 24 equipment segments and by seven end market regions.