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Short Take: Research firm sees continued chip equipment growth

Revenue for front-end processing equipment for semiconductor manufacturers rose 98.5 percent in the first half of 2000, according to a new report by The Information Network, a New Tripoli, Pa.-based market research company. For calendar year 2000, the worldwide equipment market will grow 46.1 percent, reaching revenue of $37.1 billion, the report said. Worldwide semiconductor capital spending will grow 54.1 percent in 2000 and 40.6 percent in 2001, according to the report. "We see no signs of a downturn through 2002," said Robert N. Castellano, president of The Information Network. "The equipment market is six months behind the semiconductor market, and that market shows no signs of slowing."

Revenue for front-end processing equipment for semiconductor manufacturers rose 98.5 percent in the first half of 2000, according to a new report by The Information Network, a New Tripoli, Pa.-based market research company. For calendar year 2000, the worldwide equipment market will grow 46.1 percent, reaching revenue of $37.1 billion, the report said. Worldwide semiconductor capital spending will grow 54.1 percent in 2000 and 40.6 percent in 2001, according to the report. "We see no signs of a downturn through 2002," said Robert N. Castellano, president of The Information Network. "The equipment market is six months behind the semiconductor market, and that market shows no signs of slowing."