Q2 a record for wafer shipments.


Q2 total area shipments are 6.1%  higher than Q2 2017 shipments.

“The second calendar quarter of the year typically enjoys a volume increase over the first quarter,” says SEMI SMG chairman Neil Weaver,  “this quarter is no exception. Continued solid demand is driving record wafer volume shipments.”

Silicon* Area Shipment Trends

Millions of Square Inches
1Q2017 2Q2017 3Q2017 4Q2017 1Q2018 2Q2018
Total 2,858 2,978 2,997 2,977 3,084 3,160
*Semiconductor applications only


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