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MILPITAS, Calif. —December 19, 2019—North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted $2.12 billion in billings worldwide in November 2019 (three-month average basis), according to the November Equipment Market Data Subscription?(EMDS) Billings Report published today by SEMI. The billings figure is 1.9 percent higher than the final October 2019 level of $2.08 billion, and is 9.1 percent higher than the November 2018 billings level of $1.94 billion.

“Monthly billings of North American equipment manufacturers increased for a second consecutive month,” said Ajit Manocha, president and CEO of SEMI. “This improvement in equipment billings reflects industry expectations for a stronger close to 2019.”

The SEMIBillings report uses three-month moving averages of worldwide billings for North American-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers. Billings figures are in millions of U.S. dollars.


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SEMI publishes a monthly?North American Billings?report and issues?the?Worldwide Semiconductor Equipment Market Statistics?(WWSEMS) report in collaboration with the Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan (SEAJ). The WWSEMS report currently reports billings by 24 equipment segments and by seven end market regions. SEMI also has a long history of tracking semiconductor industry fab investments in detail on a company-by-company and fab-by-fab basis in its?World Fab Forecast?and?SEMI FabView databases. These powerful tools provide access to spending forecasts, capacity ramp, technology transitions, and other information for over 1,000 fabs worldwide.?For an overview of available?SEMI market data, please visit?

The data contained in this release were compiled by David Powell, Inc., an independent financial services firm, without audit, from data submitted directly by the participants. SEMI and David Powell, Inc. assume no responsibility for the accuracy of the underlying data.

About SEMI

SEMI? connects?more than 2,100?member companies and 1.3 million?professionals worldwide?to?advance the technology and business of electronics design and manufacturing. SEMI members are responsible for the innovations in materials, design, equipment, software, devices, and services that enable smarter, faster, more?powerful, and more affordable electronic products.?Electronic System Design Alliance (ESD Alliance), FlexTech, the Fab Owners Alliance (FOA)?and the?MEMS?& Sensors Industry Group (MSIG) are SEMI Strategic Association Partners,?defined communities within?SEMI?focused on specific technologies. Visit learn more, contact one of our worldwide offices, and connect with SEMI on?LinkedIn?and?Twitter.

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Next SEMI Billings report is December 19, 2019 at 3:00pmPacific.

For information on SEAJ Billings Express Report, visit?