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NA semi equipment tops $3 billion for the first time
North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted USD 3.04 billion in billings worldwide in January 2021 (three-month average basis), the first time monthly billings have reached USD 3 billion, according to SEMI.
The billings figure is 13.4% higher than the final December 2020 billings of USD 2.68 billion and is 29.9% higher than the January 2020 billings level of USD 2.34 billion. “January billings of North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers marked a historic monthly high for the industry and a great start to the year,” says Ajit Manocha, SEMI president and CEO, in a press release. “The acceleration of digital transformation is fueling strong, durable demand for semiconductor equipment.”
|Billings (3-mo. Avg.)||Year-Over-Year|
|December 2020 (final)||$2,680.8||7.6%|
|January 2021 (prelim)||$3,040.2||29.9%|