31 Jan '13, 9pm

Wafer demand increasing in 2013: via @eetimes #EDA #SemiEDA

Wafer demand increasing in 2013: via @eetimes #EDA #SemiEDA

According to Semico Research Corp., 2013 is expected to shape up to be a better year than 2012. Increased demand for computing products and continued growth in mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets will boost unit sales. In addition, wafer demand is expected to increase by 10%. Improved manufacturing efficiencies and higher capacity utilization will help contribute to healthier conditions for the overall industry in 2013. We are entering 2013 with a cautious attitude. As usual, demand in the semiconductor industry runs hot or cold. In 2012, PC manufacturers geared up for the Ultrabook and Windows 8 but were disappointed due to delays and lackluster demand. This year, new convertible PCs (PC/tablets) and phablets (tablet/phones) are stirring up consumer optimism. Companies are being conservative with inventories but are poised for growth as things slowly recovery. ...

Full article: http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-blogs/other/4406140/Wa...

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