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Global Semi Market To Grow 4%: Penn

Future Horizons CEO Malcolm Penn is forecasting the global semiconductor market will grow by four per cent in 2016. Much will depend on the global economy performance says Penn, adding that a pick up could see the market grow eight per cent. A bearish market could see global semiconductor sales flat, and given the lack […]

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Penn Forecasts 8.5% Semiconductor Growth In 2015

Future Horizons Malcolm Penn is forecasting the global semiconductor market will grow 8.5 per cent in 2015 to $364bn which means $1bn worth of semiconductors sold every day this year. He says the chip market has recovered from the recent economic downturns and could be entering a golden era of growth. He cites unit demand […]

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Global Semiconductor Market Set For Two Year Rise

The portents are good for the global semiconductor market according to Malcolm Penn, CEO of Future Horizons at the IFS 2014 Semiconductor Update seminar. A stronger than anticipated first half of the year allied to a buoyant Q3 will see the market grow 10.8% to $338.2bn in 2014, and with the wind in its sails […]

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Europeans Drop Out Of Global Semiconductor Top 10

While prospects for the global semiconductor market look bright for this year and next, it isn’t great news for the European semiconductor companies says Future Horizons CEO Malcolm Penn. “For the first time in the history of the semiconductor industry there is not one European semiconductor manufacturer in the global top 10,” he revealed at […]

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