Silicon Reclaim Wafers - Global Strategic Business Report

Silicon Reclaim Wafers - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Apr 8, 2014, 108 Pages
US$4,950.00
GIA-MCP7551
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Silicon Reclaim Wafers in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 54 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Advantec Co Ltd.
KST World Corp.
Noel Technologies, Inc.
NanoSilicon, Inc.
Pure Wafer PLC


TABLE OF CONTENTS

 I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations                       I-1
      Disclaimers                                                       I-2
      Data Interpretation & Reporting Level                             I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics                              I-3
      Product Definitions and Scope of Study                            I-3


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW                                                  II-1
      Silicon Wafers Market: A Quick Primer                             II-1
      Impact of the Recession on the Chip & Wafer Industry: A
       Retrospective Review                                             II-2
      Key Trends & Growth Drivers                                       II-3
       Japan Loses Its Dominance in the Global Silicon Reclaim
        Wafers Market                                                   II-3
        Table 1: Global Installed Wafer Manufacturing Capacity in
        Millions of Wafers Per Month for the Year 2013: Breakdown by
        Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                    II-4
       Growth in Wafer Starts & Foundry Utilization Drives Demand
        for Reclaimed Silicon Wafer                                     II-4
        Table 2: World Semiconductor Manufacturing Capacity
        Utilization Rates in % (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)     II-4

        Table 3: Semiconductor Fab Utilization Rate (%) in China for
        Years 2011 Through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    II-5
       Environmental Benefits Spur Interest in Reclaimed Silicon Wafers II-5
       Growing Cost Pressures in the Semiconductor Industry Drives
        Demand                                                          II-5
        Table 4: Cost Breakdown of Semiconductor Fabrication
        Materials As of the Year 2013 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    II-6
        Focus On Reducing Cost of Semiconductor Test Process to
         Benefit Demand                                                 II-7
       Rising Volumes of E-Waste Sharpens the Focus on Silicon Wafer
        Recycling                                                       II-7
       Technology Developments Spur Reclamation Yields                  II-8
        ATMI’s RegenSi™: The Pioneering First Improvement in
         Reclamation Technology                                         II-8
        IBM Pioneers Recycling of Scrap Silicon Wafers for Solar Power  II-9
       Strong Demand for Solar Grade Silicon Drives Reclaimed
        Silicon Wafer Demand                                            II-10
       Transition to 450mm Silicon Wafers to Benefit Demand for
        Reclaimed Test/Monitor Wafers                                   II-10
        Table 5: Global Semiconductor Industry’s Transition to
        Larger Diameter Silicon Wafers: A Peek Into the Timeline        II-11

        Table 6: Global Estimated Monthly Installed Wafer Capacity
        (2014E): Percentage Breakdown by Wafer Sizes (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-11

        Table 7: Global 300mm Wafer Installed Monthly Capacity
        (2013): Percentage Breakdown by Leading Fabricators
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            II-12
       Rise of Gallium Arsenide Chips to Challenge Silicon &
        Reclaimed Silicon Chips                                         II-12
       Key Market Challenges Impeding Growth                            II-13
        New Wafer Materials & Low Yields                                II-13
        Large Wafer Sizes                                               II-13
        Wear & Tear                                                     II-13
        Disposal of Chemical Waste                                      II-13
        Limits Innovation                                               II-14
      Market Outlook                                                    II-14

  2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW                                                   II-15
      Silicon Reclaim Wafer                                             II-15
       Prime Wafers                                                     II-15
       Test Wafers                                                      II-15
       Scrap Wafers                                                     II-15
      Common Reclaim Procedures                                         II-16
       Sorting                                                          II-16
       Stripping                                                        II-16
        Chemical Process                                                II-16
        Magnetic Abrasive Process                                       II-16
       Lapping & Grinding                                               II-16
       Polishing                                                        II-17
       Cleaning                                                         II-17
       Inspection                                                       II-17
      Silicon Reclaim Process Flow                                      II-18

  3. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS                                   II-19
      Modutek Corporation Enters Into Partnership with WRS Materials    II-19
      RS Technologies Acquires RASA'S Wafer Reclaim Operations          II-19
      WRS Acquires Isonics' semi wafer unit                             II-19
      Chinese Foundry Opts for Kinik and ATMI for Their 300mm Copper
       Test Wafer Reclaim Program                                       II-19
      Wafer Reclaim Services Acquires Rival Montco Silicon
       Technologies Inc.                                                II-19

  4. PRODUCT LAUNCHES                                                   II-20
      KDK Unveils New 12” Wafer Reclaim Process                         II-20
      ATMI Unveils Latest Version of RegenSi® Wafer Reclamation
       Solution                                                         II-20
      Researchers Transform Reclaimed Silicon into Solar Cells          II-20
      IBM Unveils Technology to Transform Scrap Silicon Wafers into
       Usable Solar Panels                                              II-20

  5. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS                                     II-21
      Advantec Co Ltd. (Japan)                                          II-21
      KST World Corp. (Japan)                                           II-21
      MOSPEC Semiconductor Corporation (Taiwan)                         II-21
      North East Silicon Technologies, Inc. (USA)                       II-21
      Noel Technologies, Inc. (USA)                                     II-22
      NanoSilicon, Inc. (USA)                                           II-22
      Pure Wafer PLC (UK)                                               II-22
      Phoenix Silicon International Corporation (PSI) (Taiwan)          II-22
      Rockwood Wafer Reclaim SAS (France)                               II-22
      Rokko Electronics Co., LTD. (Japan)                               II-23
      RS Technologies Co., LTD (Japan)                                  II-23
      Silicon, Inc. (USA)                                               II-23
      Scientech Corporation (Taiwan)                                    II-23
      Si Wave Corporation (SWC) (Taiwan)                                II-24
      SUMCO CORPORATION (Japan)                                         II-24
      Shinryo Corporation (Japan)                                       II-24
      Silicon Valley Microelectronics, Inc. (USA)                       II-25
      Valqua FFT Inc. (Japan)                                           II-25
      WRS Materials (USA)                                               II-25

  6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE                                          II-26
      Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Silicon Reclaim Wafers Market by Geographic Region - US,
      Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of
      World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue
      Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-26

      Table 9: World Historic Review for Silicon Reclaim Wafers
      Market by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
      (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently
      Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years
      2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)            II-27

      Table 10: World 15-Year Perspective for Silicon Reclaim Wafers
      Market by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues
      for US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and
      Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-28


 III. MARKET

  1. THE UNITED STATES                                                  III-1
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-1
        Market Outlook                                                  III-1
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-1
        Product Launches                                                III-1
        Key Players                                                     III-2
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-4
        Table 11: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Silicon Reclaim Wafers Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue
        Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-4

        Table 12: US Historic Review for Silicon Reclaim Wafers
        Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million
        for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-5

  2. JAPAN                                                              III-6
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-6
        Market Outlook                                                  III-6
        Market Overview                                                 III-6
        Key Players                                                     III-6
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-9
        Table 13: Japan Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Silicon Reclaim Wafers Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue
        Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-9

        Table 14: Japan Historic Review for Silicon Reclaim Wafers
        Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million
        for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-10

  3. EUROPE                                                             III-11
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-11
        Market Outlook                                                  III-11
        Product Launch                                                  III-11
        Key Player                                                      III-11
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-12
        Table 15: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Silicon Reclaim Wafers Market Analyzed with Annual
        Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-12

        Table 16: European Historic Review for Silicon Reclaim
        Wafers Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
        Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-13

  4. ASIA-PACIFIC                                                       III-14
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-14
        Market Outlook                                                  III-14
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-14
        Table 17: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Silicon Reclaim Wafers Market by Geographic
        Region - China, South Korea, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures
        in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-14

        Table 18: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Silicon Reclaim
        Wafers Market by Geographic Region - China, South Korea,
        Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for
        Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-15

        Table 19: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Silicon
        Reclaim Wafers Market by Geographic Region - Percentage
        Breakdown of Revenues for China, South Korea, Taiwan and
        Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-16

  4A. CHINA                                                             III-17
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-17
        Market Outlook                                                  III-17
        Strategic Corporate Developement                                III-17
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-17
        Table 20: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Silicon Reclaim Wafers Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue
        Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-17

        Table 21: Chinese Historic Review for Silicon Reclaim Wafers
        Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million
        for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-18

  4B. SOUTH KOREA                                                       III-19
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-19
        Market Outlook                                                  III-19
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-19
        Table 22: South Korean Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Silicon Reclaim Wafers Market Analyzed with
        Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-19

        Table 23: South Korean Historic Review for Silicon Reclaim
        Wafers Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
        Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-20

  4C. TAIWAN                                                            III-21
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-21
        Market Outlook                                                  III-21
        Market Overview                                                 III-21
         Table 24: Global Semiconductor Materials Market (2014E):
         Percentage Breakdown of Semiconductor Materials Consumption
         by Geographic Regions (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)     III-21

         Table 25: Global PV Cell Market (2014E): Percentage
         Breakdown of PV Cell Production by Geographic Regions
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           III-22
        Key Players                                                     III-22
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-24
        Table 26: Taiwan Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Silicon Reclaim Wafers Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue
        Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-24

        Table 27: Taiwan Historic Review for Silicon Reclaim Wafers
        Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million
        for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-25

  4D. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC                                              III-26
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-26
        Market Outlook                                                  III-26
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-26
        Table 28: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Silicon Reclaim Wafers Market Analyzed with
        Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-26

        Table 29: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Silicon
        Reclaim Wafers Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures
        in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-27

  5. REST OF WORLD                                                      III-28
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-28
        Market Outlook                                                  III-28
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-28
        Table 30: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Silicon Reclaim Wafers Market Analyzed with
        Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-28

        Table 31: Rest of World Historic Review for Silicon Reclaim
        Wafers Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
        Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-29


 IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

     Total Companies Profiled: 54 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 55)
     The United States (23)
     Canada (1)
     Japan (10)
     Europe (7)
     - France (1)
     - Germany (3)
     - The United Kingdom (2)
     - Rest of Europe (1)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (14)
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