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Oct 11th, 2011
LED equipment hits critical mass after Chinese explosion
- This article is an extract of iLED, Oct. 2011-
Massive investment is attracting vendors to offer dedicated LED packaging tools, while setting up the industry for aggressive competition, with both promising to make manufacturing processes more efficient.
The fight for share in the LED market is about to get much more vicious, with 40 or more extra Chinese chipmakers emerging through 2011 and into early 2012. But there is one consolation for those steeling themselves in preparation for the conflict: they are set to be better armed to withstand it. That's because the recent rapid growth in the LED market means that it has begun to attract attention from back-end tool vendors often focussed at more traditional semiconductor producers. As a result, rather than having to adapt their processes to equipment that already exists, LED producers will have more dedicated equipment offered to them.
Source: iLED Magazine, Oct. 2011.
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