Top 10 global semiconductor equipment suppliers in 2023

Top 10 global semiconductor equipment suppliers

The chip manufacturing process is complex and relies on a global supply chain from materials to chemicals, from software to test equipment. Part of the global demand for the semiconductor industry has been impacted recently, but the long-term demand is still there, making the related equipment market still perform well. The following is a list of the top 10 global semiconductor equipment suppliers in 2023.

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1. AMAT

AMAT

Established time1967-11-10
HeadquartersSanta Clara, California, U.S.
Company websitewww.appliedmaterials.com

Applied Materials, Inc.(AMAT) is an American corporation that supplies equipment, services and software for the manufacture of semiconductor (integrated circuits) chips for electronics, flat panel displays for computers, smartphones, televisions, and solar products. Integral to the growth of Silicon Valley, the company also supplies equipment to produce coatings for flexible electronics, packaging and other applications.

Main products:
Semiconductor
Display
Roll to Roll Web Coating
Solar
Automation Software

2. TEL

TEL

Established time1963-11-11
HeadquartersTokyo, Japan
Company websitetel.com

Tokyo Electron Limited, or TEL, is a Japanese electronics and semiconductor company headquartered in Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan. The company was founded as Tokyo Electron Laboratories, Inc. in 1963.

TEL is best known as a supplier of equipment to fabricate integrated circuits (IC), flat panel displays (FPD), and photovoltaic cells (PV). Tokyo Electron Device, or TED, is a subsidiary of TEL specializing in semiconductor devices, electronic components, and networking devices. As of 2011, TEL is the largest manufacturer of IC and FPD production equipment.

Main products:
Production equipment for integrated circuits
Production equipment for flat panel displays and photovoltaic cells
Networking devices and electronic components

3. LAM

LAM

Established time1980
HeadquartersFremont, California, U.S.
Company websitelamresearch.com

Lam Research Corporation is an American supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and related services to the semiconductor industry. Its products are used primarily in front-end wafer processing, which involves the steps that create the active components of semiconductor devices (transistors, capacitors) and their wiring (interconnects). The company also builds equipment for back-end wafer-level packaging (WLP) and for related manufacturing markets such as for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).

Main products:
Semiconductor manufacturing products

4. ASML

ASML

Established time1984
HeadquartersVeldhoven, Netherlands
Company websitewww.asml.com

ASML Holding N.V. (commonly shortened to ASML, originally standing for Advanced Semiconductor Materials Lithography) is a Dutch multinational corporation founded in 1984. ASML specializes in the development and manufacturing of photolithography machines which are used to produce computer chips.

As of 2022 it is the largest supplier for the semiconductor industry and the sole supplier in the world of extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUV) photolithography machines used to manufacture the most advanced chips. As of 2022, ASML was the most highly valued European tech company by market capitalization with about $200 billion.

Main products:
Photolithography systems for the semiconductor industry

5. KLA

KLA

Established time1997
HeadquartersMilpitas, California, United States
Company websitekla.com

KLA Corporation is an American capital equipment company based in Milpitas, California. It supplies process control and yield management systems for the semiconductor industry and other related nanoelectronics industries. The company’s products and services are intended for all phases of wafer, reticle, integrated circuit (IC) and packaging production, from research and development to final volume manufacturing.

Main products:
Process control systems and solutions that support semiconductor, wafer, reticle and other related industries

6. Screen

Screen

Established time1868
HeadquartersKyoto, Japan
Company websitewww.screen.co.jp/eng/

Dainippon Screen Mfg. Co., Ltd. is a Japanese semiconductor and electronics company, headquartered in Kyoto, engaged in the manufacture and sale of equipment for the manufacturing of semiconductors, flat panel displays, storage media (such as optical discs) and precision technology manufacturing equipment.

Main products:
Semiconductor equipment
FPD equipment
Prepress/Printing equipment
PCB equipment
Solar Cell equipment
LiB equipment

7. Hitachi High-Tech

Hitachi High-Tech

Established time1947-4-12
HeadquartersTokyo, Japan
Company websitehttps://www.hitachi-hightech.com/global/en/

Hitachi gets high techy with Hitachi High-Tech, which makes manufacturing equipment used in semiconductor production, such as chip mounters and etching and inspection systems; analytical and clinical instruments, such as electron microscopes and DNA sequencers; manufacturing equipment for flat-panel displays (FPD), liquid crystal displays (LCD), and hard disks; and metrology and inspection equipment.

The company also sells steel, plastics, silicon wafers, fine chemicals, optical components, and automotive-related devices and materials. Hitachi High-Tech generates 42% of its sales in Japan. Hitachi owns nearly 52% of the company’s stock.

8. Advantest

Advantest

Established time1954
HeadquartersChiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
Company websitewww.advantest.com

Advantest Corporation is a Japanese leading manufacturer of automatic test equipment (ATE) for the semiconductor industry, and a manufacturer of measuring instruments used in the design, production and maintenance of electronic systems including fiber optic and wireless communications equipment and digital consumer products. Based in Tokyo, Advantest produces Memory, SoC and RF test systems.

9. Disco

Disco

Established time1937-5-5
HeadquartersTokyo, Japan
Company websitehttps://www.disco.co.jp/cn_s/index.html

DISCO Corporation is a Japanese precision tools maker, especially for the semiconductor production industry.

The company makes dicing saws and laser saws to cut semiconductor silicon wafers and other materials; grinders to process silicon and compound semiconductor wafers to ultra-thin levels; polishing machines to remove the grinding damage layer from the wafer back-side and to increase chip strength.

Main products:
Dicing saws
Laser saws
Grinders
Polishers
Wafer mounters

10. ASMI

ASMI

Established time1968
HeadquartersAlmere, Netherlands
Company websitewww.asm.com

ASM International is a Dutch headquartered multinational corporation that specializes in the design, manufacturing, sales, and service of semiconductor wafer processing equipment for the fabrication of semiconductor devices. ASM’s products are used by semiconductor manufacturers in front-end wafer processing in their semiconductor fabrication plants. ASM’s technologies include atomic layer deposition, epitaxy, chemical vapor deposition, and diffusion.

Main products:
Equipment for semiconductor fabrication

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