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Photoresist Market by Photoresist Type, Photoresist Ancillaries Type, Application, and Region - Global Forecast to 2022

Photoresist Market: Global Forecast until 2022

  • August 2017
  • 175 pages
  • ID: 5048443
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According to the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS), in 2015, the global semiconductor market was about USD ## billion and was estimated to growth at ##.##% in 2016 and is estimated to grow at ##.##% in 2017.
The country has ## new wafer fabs commissioned or planned from 2016 to 2019 and is expected to account for ##% of global wafer fab capacity by 2020.


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"The photoresist including photoresist ancillaries market is estimated to rise at a compound annual growth rate of 5.50 percent during the forecast period"

The overall photoresist including photoresist ancillaries market is estimated to grow ~$4.2B by 2022, at a compound annual growth rate of 5.50 percent between 2017 and 2022. Rise in demand for photoresist to be used in applications, including semiconductors & ICs, and LCDs is driving the overall photoresist market. On the other hand, limited consumption of photoresist, and taxation policies in emerging economies are acting as business restraints for the increase ot the market.

"Semiconductors & ICs is anticipated to be the quickest-increasing application segment during the estimate period"

Photoresist is used in semiconductors as a thin layer to transfer a circuit pattern to the semiconductor substrate. In semiconductors & ICs, photoresist is used in smartphones, mobile devices, PCs, laptops, and tablets. Growing use of photoresist in semiconductors & ICs applications is predicted to push the semiconductors & ICs application segment of the photoresist market. The rise of these segments will contribute to the increasing usage of photoresist in the semiconductors segment.

There is a increasing demand for semiconductors in microcontrollers and automotive products. This is a main aspect providing to the increase of the semiconductors & ICs application segment.

"ArF immersion is anticipated to be the biggest and quickest-rising type segment of the overall photoresist market"

The ArF immersion type photoresist offers superior resolution, low defects, and excellent cutting. It also helps to avoid spreading of the light, according to their narrow wavelength. These benefits of the ArF immersion act as increase drivers for the photoresist market. Established on category, the ArF immersion segment of the photoresist market is expected to rise at the maximal compound annual growth rate (CAGR) between 2017 and 2022.

"Asia-Pac (APAC) is anticipated to be the most important and quickest-increasing market for photoresist"

The photoresist market in APAC is anticipated to grow at the highest CAGR (Compound annual growth rate), owing to rise in demand for photoresist in the Asia Pacific (APAC) area. Taiwan is forecasted to be the biggest market for photoresist in Asia-Pac, succeeded by Japan (JP) and South Korea (KR). Nevertheless, the China photoresist is expected to grow at the highest compound annual growth rate (CAGR) during the outlook period. The rise of prominent sectors, including semiconductors and consumer electronics has led to an growth in demand for photoresist in the territory.

Extensive primary audit sessions were conducted to determine and verify the market value for various segments and sub-segments collected by secondary research.

The split of primary interviews is as follow:

• By Company category: Tier 1 - 30.0 percent, Tier 2 - 43.0 percent, and Others - 27.0 percent

• By Description: C-suite - 21.0 percent, Grade of manager - 30.0 percent, and Others - 49.0 percent

• By Area: North America continent - 30.0 percent, Europe (EU) - 18.0 percent, Asia Pacific (APAC) - 41.0 percent, Middle East (ME) & African continent - 6.0 percent, and South America region - 5.0 percent

The firms decribed in this research report are ALLRESIST GmbH, Avantor Performance Materials, Limited liability company, Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW), E.I. Du Pont de Nemours, Fujifilm Electronics Materials Co., Limited, JSR Corporation, TOKYO OHKA KOGYO Co., Limited, Sumitomo Chemicals Co., Limited, Merck AZ Electronics Materials, and Microchemicals GmbH.

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This market research classifies the overall photoresist including photoresist ancillaries market based on photoresist type, photoresist ancillaries type, application, and area. The study includes exhaustive information concerning top factors influencing the increase of the overall photoresist market, including drivers, industry restraints, opportunities, and possibilities. An in-depth study of main industry actors has been done to furnish industry insights on business overviews, products & services, top strategies, market investments & business developments, mergers & acquisitions, and other recent developments combined with the industry.

Why Purchasing This Study Can Help You:

The analysis will facilitate competitors/new sector entrants in this sector in these ways:

1. This document breaks down the overall photoresist including photoresist ancillaries market comprehensively and offers closest approximations of market sizes for the global market and its sub-segments across localities.

2. The market research will facilitate partners distinguish the pulse of the sector, and offer them information on main market drivers, market restraints, opportunities, and alternatives.

3. This industry report will also assist partners comprehend main competitors and obtain business insights to improve their competitive positions in the sector. The competitive outlook section includes main industry actors from all areas providing to the market. The landscape consists of top 21 firms ranked and grouped based on their competency parameters, including geographical presence, recent strategic developments, patents filed, and number of employees.

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