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High Growth Forecasted for the World Surface Mount Technology (SMT) Equipment Markets

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World Surface Mount Technology (SMT) Equipment Markets

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Surface Mount Technology (SMT) Equipment in Millions of US$. The major product segments analyzed are Screen Print Equipment (Manual Screen Print Equipment, Semiautomatic Screen Print Equipment, & Automatic Screen Print Equipment), Placement Equipment Market (Gantry Robot, Turret, High-Speed Placement Equipment, Medium Speed Placement Equipment, & Low-Speed Placement Equipment), Soldering Equipment (Reflow Oven, & Wave Oven), Cleaning Equipment, Inspection Equipment (Optical Inspection Equipment, X-Ray Inspection Equipment, & Laser Inspection Equipment), Repair and Rework Equipment (Manual Repair and Rework Equipment, & Semiautomatic Repair and Rework Equipment). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2001 through 2015. The report profiles 135 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as ADE Corporation, Agilent Technologies, Inc., Air-Vac Engineering., Assembleon, Cognex Corporation, Conceptronic, CyberOptics Corporation, Dage Precision Industries, Dover Technologies, DEK, Electro Scientific Industries, Inc., Universal Instruments, FeinFocus USA, Inc., Fuji Machine Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Glenbrook Technologies Inc., ICOS Vision Systems Corporation NV, Juki Automation Systems, Inc., Lixi, Inc., OK International, Orbotech Ltd., Phoenix X-Ray Systems & Services Inc., PPT Vision, Inc., Speedline Technologies Inc., Teradyne Inc., Tokyo Weld Co., Ltd., Universal Instruments, Viasystems Group, Inc., VJ Electronix, Inc., VJ Inspection Systems, Inc., and X-Tek Group, Inc. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.



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
SMT Equipment I-3
SMT Screen Print Equipment I-4
Manual Screen Print Equipment I-4
Semiautomatic Screen Print Equipment I-4
Automatic Screen Print Equipment I-4
SMT Placement Equipment I-4
Gantry/Cartesian Robots I-5
Turret Placement Systems I-5
High Speed Placement Systems I-5
Medium Speed Placement Systems I-5
Low Speed Placement Systems I-5
SMT Soldering Equipment I-5
Reflow Ovens I-5
Wave Ovens I-5
SMT Cleaning Equipment I-5
SMT Inspection Equipment I-6
Optical Inspection Systems I-6
X-Ray Inspection Equipment I-6
Laser Inspection Systems I-6
SMT Repair and Rework Equipment I-6
Manual Rework and Repair Equipment I-6
Semi Automatic Rework and Repair Equipment I-6


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. Market Snapshots II-1

2. Global SMT Equipment Market II-2
A Current and Future Analysis II-2
Asia-Pacific: Soaring Growth Opportunities II-2
Growth Slows in Europe and USA II-2
Inspection Equipment Soars II-2
Flexible, Customer-oriented Designs Gain Popularity II-3
No New Players to Enter the Market II-3
Streamlining of Operations Upstages II-3
Shrinking Component Size Paints Brighter Prospects II-3
New Avenues for Growth/Market Opportunities II-3
Electronics Assembly Shifts from West to East II-3
Next Generation Electronics: A Tantalizing Opportunity for SMT II-4
Semiconductors: Budding Opportunities II-4
SMT Improves Performances of Aluminum Capacitors II-4

3. Segmental Analysis II-5
SMT Screen Print Equipment II-5
Market Analysis II-5
A Current & Future Analysis II-5
Major Markets II-5
Emerging Trends, Issues, Market Drivers and Restraints II-5
Pacific Rim: Brimming with Opportunities II-5
Towards Consolidated Endeavors II-6
Mix and Match can be Fun But Elsewhere II-6
Used Equipment to Thwart Demand for New Equipment II-6
New Opportunities II-7
Competition II-7
SMT Placement Equipment II-7
Market Analysis II-7
A Current & Future Analysis II-7
Major Markets II-8
Emerging Trends, Issues, Market Drivers and Restraints II-8
Gantry Robots Present the Strong Growth Opportunities II-8
High and Medium Speed Machines to Share the Top Honors II-8
Innovation Kick Starts Growth II-8
Micro-Sized Packages Thrive Demand II-8
Machine Vision Gains Stronger Roots II-8
Vertical Partnerships Ensue Success II-9
Pre-owned Equipment: The 'Tried' Route to Survive Sales II-9
SMT Placement Equipment finds Place in the Burgeoning Markets II-9
Placement Equipment Gets More Mobile Communication 'Place' II-9
SMT Soldering Equipment II-10
Market Analysis II-10
A Current & Future Analysis II-10
Major Markets II-10
Emerging Trends, Issues, Market Drivers and Restraints II-10
SMT Reflow Soldering Equipment Industry in Europe II-10
Price Sensitivity: A Major Challenge II-11
Lead-Free Solder: Emboldens Growth Opportunities II-11
SMT Cleaning Equipment II-11
Market Analysis II-11
A Current & Future Analysis II-11
Emerging Trends, Issues, Market Drivers and Restraints II-12
SMT Cleaning Equipment Market II-12
SMT Cleaning Equipment Market Volumes Revisited II-12
APT Booms the Market II-12
Impact of Government Regulations II-12
SMT Inspection Equipment II-13
Market Analysis II-13
A Current & Future Analysis II-13
Major Markets II-13
Market Snippets II-13
'Right Timing' Impacts Sales II-13
Opportunities Abound in the AOI Segment II-14
AOI Makers Awaken to Market Needs II-14
Automated X-Ray Inspection Systems: A Drive Towards Efficiency II-15
Buoyed by Rising Adoption of Lead-Free Solder II-15
Market Drivers II-15
Outsourcing by OEMs Brightens Opportunities II-15
Package Complexity Surges Demand II-15
Productivity Optimization Drive: Setting New Vibes for
Second Generation AOIs II-16
Shortened Time-to-Market needs Fuel Demand II-16
Soaring Costs of Repair and Rework Necessitate Inspection II-16
Quicker Payback Period Spikes Investments in AOI Systems II-16
Challenges and Strategic Considerations II-17
EPV - A Viable Alternative to SMT Inspection Systems? II-17
Second Generation AOI Control Solutions: Design is the Key
for Success II-18
High False Calls and Escape Rates Dent Investor Confidence II-19
Cost Deters Investments in AXIs and AOIs II-19
Multiple Technologies Cannibalize Sales II-19
Sophistication of Assembly Equipment Constrains Growth II-20
Emerging Trends II-20
Drifting from Manual to Sensor-based Inspection Systems II-20
Technology Flares Up Growth Opportunities II-20
Solid State X-Rays Gear Up to Upcoming Market II-21
SMT Repair and Rework Equipment II-21
Market Analysis II-21
A Current & Future Analysis II-21
Major Markets II-21
Emerging Trends, Issues, Market Drivers and Restraints II-22
Repair and Rework Becomes an Integral Part of EMS II-22
Escalating Costs of Assembly Up the Demand for Rework Equipment II-22
Faster Processing Needs Set in New Growth II-22
Growing Outsourcing of EMS Fuels Demand II-22
Innovation Upstages Versatility II-22
EMS Companies' Drive to Garner Market Share Props Revenues II-23
Repair and Rework Equipment also Gets its Share of X-Rays II-23
Restraints II-23
Pricing Undercuts Market Leadership II-23

4. Regional Trends II-24
Asian and Eastern European Countries Offer Low Cost
Manufacturing Options II-24
Eastern Europe Proves Profitable for Reflow Manufacturers and
EMS Providers II-24
Replacement of Equipment with Lead-Free Ones Fuels
Considerable Growth II-24
European Market Faces Stiff Competition from Asian Market II-24
Opportunities and Challenges for European Equipment Market II-25
Europe and North America: Hi Tech Assembly Stays Home II-25
China Steals the 'Show' II-25
Factors Driving Growth in China II-25
Major Challenges II-26
Strategies II-26

5. Industry Trends II-27
The Market for SMT Inspection and Test Equipment II-27
The Market for AXI and AOI Equipment II-27
Challenges Faced by SMT Equipment Manufacturers II-27
Positive Signs for the Market II-27
Lead-Free Manufacturing Increases Demand for SMT Cleaning
Equipment II-27
Difficulties Faced in the Cleaning of Lead-free Equipment II-28
Outlook for the Industry II-28
Changing Dynamics of Sales Mix II-28
Competitive Scenario II-29
Strategies in Vogue II-29
Growing Impetus for Customer Service II-29
End User Trends II-29
Reviving from the Recession Blues II-29
Necessity Drives & Performance Thrills II-30
High Mix Applications Necessitate High-Flex Machinery II-30
Miniaturization Magnifies Defects II-30
Machine Vision: A Stitch in Time II-30

6. Industry Overview II-32
Nature of SMT Demand II-32
Economic Uncertainty Reigns Chaos in the Market II-32
Overcapacity Voices Serious Concerns II-32
Technology Developments: Walking the Fine Line with the Double
Edged Sword II-32
Need for Speed Spurs Growth II-33
Outsourcing - The Out and Out Key for Growth II-33
Growing Functional Density Intensifies Demand II-33
Healthcare and Telecommunications Lease New 'Health' to the
SMT Equipment Industry II-33
Purchase Cycles Reward and Retard Growth II-33
Challenges and Market Restraints II-34
Commoditization Kills Price Differentials II-34
Density Packing Voices Concerns for High Quality Placement
and Inspection II-34
Skewed Customer Profile Strains the Margins II-34
Used Equipment: The Threat is Real II-34
Zero Defect SMD Lines: Questions on Realizability in the Near
Future II-35
SMT Equipment Markets: A Historic Backdrop II-35
After All, It's the 'Testing Time' II-36

7. The Tech Primer II-37
Surface Mount Technology - A Curtain Raiser II-37
Electronics Packaging Technology Prior to SMT II-37
Packaging Without Holes II-37
What Drives SMT Market? II-37
Benefits of Surface Mounting II-38
Higher Functional Density and Spatial Utilization II-38
Substantial Reduction in Costs and Board Weights II-38
Superior Electrical Performance II-38
Shortened Time-to-Market II-39
Challenges Posed by SMT II-39
Initial Glitches II-39
Type I, II and III Surface Mount Assemblies II-39
Types of Surface Mount Packages II-40
Small Outline Integrated Circuits (SOICs) II-40
Plastic Leaded or Leadless Chip Carriers (PLCCs and LCCs) II-40
Chip Scale Packages (CSPs) II-40
Ball Grid Arrays (BGAs) II-40
Micro Ball Grid Array (microBGAs) II-40
Fine Pitch Devices II-40
Surface Mounting - A Concise Overview of the Process II-41
Defects - Intimidating Challenges to the Board Quality and
Performance II-41
Sources of Defects II-41
Cost of Defects II-42
Surface Mount Design - The First Step II-42
"Designing Entails 80% of the Cost" II-42
What are Land Patterns? II-42
Some Major Design Considerations II-42
Spatial Considerations II-42
Component Alignment Considerations II-43
Via Holes II-43
Number of Test Nodes II-43
Prototype Inspection II-43
Solder Paste Application/Paste Printing - The Blue Print II-43
Important Considerations for Good Quality Printing II-43
Why Use Solder Paste? II-44
Which Type of Solder Paste to be Used? II-44
Prerequisites of an Ideal Solder Paste II-45
Regulations on the Usage of Solder Pastes II-45
Component Placement - 'Mounting' II-45
Prerequisites for Precise Placement II-46
Soldering - Making the Electrical Connections II-46
Reflow Soldering II-46
Wave Soldering II-47
Classification of Solder Joints II-48
Good Solder Joint II-48
Poor Solder Fillet II-48
Shorts II-48
Cleaning - Wiping off the Contaminants II-48
Impact of Cleaning Processes on Component Choice II-49
Inspection - Locating the Defects II-49
Visual/Manual Inspection II-49
Optical/Laser Inspection II-50
X-Ray Inspection II-50
Repair and Rework - Setting the Defects Right II-50
Functional Testing - The Ultimate Step II-50
Emerging Technologies, Challenges and the Roadmap for the Future II-51

8. Product Overview II-52
Classification of SMT Equipment II-52
Low-Range/Entry Level Machinery II-52
Mid-Range Machinery II-52
High-Range/High Level Machinery II-52
Used Equipment II-53
New Equipment II-53
SMT Screen Print Equipment II-53
Advantages of Screen Print Equipment II-53
Manual Screen Print Equipment II-53
Semiautomatic Screen Print Equipment II-54
Automatic Screen Print Equipment II-54
SMT Placement Equipment II-54
Gantry/Cartesian Robots II-54
Turret Placement Systems II-55
High Speed Placement Systems II-55
Medium Speed Placement Systems II-55
Low Speed Placement Systems II-55
SMT Soldering Equipment II-55
Reflow Ovens II-55
Design Considerations II-56
Wave Ovens II-56
SMT Cleaning Equipment II-56
Aqueous Cleaning Equipment II-56
Semi-Aqueous II-56
Solvent Cleaning Equipment II-57
Traditional Solvents: Tarnished by Environmental Impact II-57
Ultrasonic Cleaning Equipment II-57
SMT Inspection Equipment II-57
Optical Inspection Systems: Camera Eyes the SMT Lines II-57
Manual Inspection Systems II-57
Automated Optical Injection II-58
Automated Optical Inspection Systems II-58
Technological Drivers II-58
Increasing Circuit Complexity and Density II-58
Improvements in Key Technology Components of AOI Systems II-59
Miniaturization Drive II-59
Advantages of AOIs II-59
Optical Inspection Systems for Yield Management II-59
Post- Print-Paste Inspection Machines II-59
Post-Placement Inspection Machines II-59
Post-Reflow Inspection Machines II-59
Post Reflow or Post Placement? II-60
X-Ray Inspection Equipment: X-ploring the Unseen II-60
Major Design Considerations for Enhanced Performance II-61
Focal Spot Size II-61
Tube Voltage II-61
Geometric Magnification II-61
Tube Lifetime II-61
Standalone or Inline? II-61
Types of X-Ray Equipment II-62
Manual X-Ray Inspection Systems II-62
Semi Automated X-Ray Inspection Systems II-62
Automated X-Ray Inspection Systems II-62
How to Improve Functionality of AXIs? II-62
False Failures II-63
Escape Rates II-63
False Failure Rates and Escape Rates: Striking the Balance II-63
Benefits of AXIs II-64
2 Dimensional X-Ray Systems II-64
3 Dimensional X-Ray Systems II-64
The Choice of the Ideal System II-64
Laser Inspection Systems II-64
Prerequisites of Laser Beams for High Precision Inspection II-65
Emerging Trends in Inspection Systems II-65
'Next Gen' Inspection Systems 'Team up' to 'Fix' the Problems II-65
SMT Repair and Rework Equipment II-66
Manual Rework and Repair Equipment II-66
Semi Automatic Rework and Repair Equipment II-66

9. End-User Profile II-67
Telecommunications Soars Demand II-67
Enabling the Electronic Marvel II-68
From OEMs to CEMs and EMS Providers: Changing Customer Profile II-68
Electronic Manufacturing Services Industry: Bitten by Pricing
Pressures II-68

10. Product Innovations/Introductions/Improvements II-69
VJ Inspection Systems Launches C-Arm X-Ray II-69
VJ Inspection Systems Unveils W4000 X-Ray System II-69
Dage Launches New Digital X-Ray Inspection System II-69
Orbotech Introduces New System for Solder Paste Inspection II-69
Agilent Technologies Introduces Medalist x6000 AXI II-70
Viscom Launches New Parallel Optical and X-ray inspection
Solution II-70
VJ Electronix Launches New X-ray System II-70
Agilent Introduces New Solder Paste Inspection System II-71
Agilent Releases New Software Version for Medalist 5DX AXI System II-71
Phoenix|x-ray Introduces a New High Resolution Computed
Tomography System II-71
RVSI Launches New Vision System for Defect Inspection of
Semiconductors II-71
Eriez Launches New E-Z Tec XR Inspection Systems II-72
Orbotech Launches LDI and AOI Technologies for Bare PCB
Production II-72
Phoenix|x-ray Introduces Microme|x II-72
Phoenix|x-ray Launches Advanced Digital X-Ray Inspection System II-73
Universal Introduces AdVantis XS(TM) II-73
Agilent Technologies Introduces SJ50 Series 3 AOI II-73
Dage Precision Introduces 7500VR X-ray Inspection System II-73
Comet Introduces New X-Ray Inspection System II-74
COMET Introduces Advanced FEINFOCUS Tiger X-Ray II-74
COMET Introduces New FEINFOCUS CT Inspection System II-74
Speedline Technologies Launches VectraES and SpeedVision II-74
Gowanda Electronics Introduces SMT 2920 II-75

11. Recent Industry Activity II-76
Nordson Acquires PICO Dosiertechnik and YESTech II-76
Varian Medical Acquires Bio-Imaging Research II-76
Benchmark Electronics Acquires Pemstar II-76
Agilent Acquires Adaptif Photonics II-76
Yamaha IM and Assembleon to Extend Global Partnership II-77
Dover Acquires Markem II-77
KLA-Tencor Acquires ADE II-77
Nordson Acquires Dage Holdings II-77
AWS Acquires Cemgraft II-78
Siemens Acquire Opto-Control II-78
Ancora Acquires Robotic Vision's Semiconductor Equipment Group II-78
Nam Tai Electronics Inc., Increases SMT Production Capacity II-78

12. Focus on Select Key Players II-79
ADE Corporation (US) II-79
Agilent Technologies Inc. (US) II-79
Air-Vac Engineering (US) II-79
Assembleon (The Netherlands) II-79
Cognex Corporation (US) II-80
Conceptronic (US) II-80
CyberOptics Corporation (US) II-80
Dage Precision Industries (UK) II-80
Dover Technologies (US) II-81
DEK (UK) II-81
Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (US) II-81
FeinFocus USA, Inc. (US) II-81
Fuji Machine Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-82
Glenbrook Technologies Inc. (US) II-82
ICOS Vision Systems Corporation NV (Belgium) II-82
Juki Automation Systems Inc. (US) II-82
Lixi, Inc. (US) II-83
OK International (US) II-83
Orbotech Ltd. (Israel) II-83
Phoenix X-Ray Systems & Services Inc. (US) II-84
PPT Vision, Inc. (US) II-84
Speedline Technologies Inc. (US) II-84
Teradyne Inc. (US) II-85
Tokyo Weld Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-85
Universal Instruments (US) II-86
Viasystems Group, Inc. (US) II-86
VJ Electronix, Inc. (US) II-86
VJ Inspection Systems, Inc. (US) II-86
X-Tek Group, Inc. (US) II-87

13. Global Market Perspective II-88
Table 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Surface Mount Technology Equipment by Geographic Region - USA,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America and Rest of World Independently Analyzed by Annual
Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-88

Table 2: World Long-term Projections for Surface Mount
Technology Equipment by Geographic Region - USA, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for
the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-89

Table 3: World 10-Year Perspective for Surface Mount
Technology Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World for the Years 2003, 2007 & 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-90

Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Screen Print Equipment by Geographic Region - USA, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for
the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-91

Table 5: World Long-term Projections for Screen Print
Equipment by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years
2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-92

Table 6: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Screen Print Equipment by Product Segment - Manual Screen
Print Equipment, Semiautomatic Screen Print Equipment and
Automatic Screen Print Equipment Independently Analyzed by
Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-93

Table 7: World Long-term Projections for Screen Print
Equipment by Product Segment - Manual Screen Print Equipment,
Semiautomatic Screen Print Equipment and Automatic Screen
Print Equipment Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the
Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-93

Table 8: World 10-Year Perspective for Screen Print Equipment
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World for the Years 2003,
2007 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-94

Table 9: World 10-Year Perspective for Screen Print Equipment
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Manual Screen Print Equipment, Semiautomatic Screen Print
Equipment and Automatic Screen Print Equipment for the Years
2003, 2007 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-94

Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Placement Equipment by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest
of World Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years
2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-95

Table 11: World Long-term Projections for Placement Equipment
by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years
2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-96

Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Placement Equipment by Product Segment - Gantry Robot, Turret,
High-Speed Placement Equipment, Medium Speed Placement
Equipment and Low-Speed Placement Equipment Independently
Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in
US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-97

Table 13: World Long-term Projections for Placement Equipment
by Product Segment - Gantry Robot, Turret, High-Speed
Placement Equipment, Medium Speed Placement Equipment and
Low-Speed Placement Equipment Independently Analyzed by Annual
Sales for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-98

Table 14: World 10-Year Perspective for Placement Equipment by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America and Rest of World for the Years 2003, 2007 &
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-99

Table 15: World 10-Year Perspective for Placement Equipment by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Gantry Robot, Turret, High-Speed Placement Equipment, Medium
Speed Placement Equipment and Low-Speed Placement Equipment
for the Years 2003, 2007 & 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-99

Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Soldering Equipment by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest
of World Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years
2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-100

Table 17: World Long-term Projections for Soldering Equipment
by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years
2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-101

Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Soldering Equipment by Product Segment - Reflow Oven and Wave
Oven Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001
through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-102

Table 19: World Long-term Projections for Soldering Equipment
by Product Segment - Reflow Oven and Wave Oven Independently
Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2011 through 2015 in
US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-102

Table 20: World 10-Year Perspective for Soldering Equipment by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Reflow Oven and Wave Oven for the Years 2003, 2007 & 2012 II-103

Table 21: World 10-Year Perspective for Soldering Equipment by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America and Rest of World for the Years 2003, 2007 &
2012(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-103

Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Cleaning Equipment by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest
of World Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years
2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-104

Table 23: World Long-term Projections for Cleaning Equipment
by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years
2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-105

Table 24: World 10-Year Perspective for Cleaning Equipment by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America and Rest of World for the Years 2003, 2007 &
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-106

Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Inspection Equipment by Geographic Region - USA, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for
the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-107

Table 26: World Long-term Projections for Inspection Equipment
by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years
2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-108

Table 27: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Inspection Equipment by Product Segment - Optical Inspection
Equipment, X-Ray Inspection Equipment and Laser Inspection
Equipment Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years
2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-109

Table 28: World Long-term Projections for Inspection Equipment
by Product Segment - Optical Inspection Equipment, X-Ray
Inspection Equipment and Laser Inspection Equipment
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2011
through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-109

Table 29: World 10-Year Perspective for Inspection Equipment
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World for the Years 2003,
2007 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-110

Table 30: World 10-Year Perspective for Inspection Equipment
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Optical Inspection Equipment, X-Ray Inspection Equipment and
Laser Inspection Equipment for the Years 2003, 2007 & 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-110

Table 31: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Repair and Rework Equipment by Geographic Region - USA,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America and Rest of World Independently Analyzed by Annual
Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-111

Table 32: World Long-term Projections for Repair and Rework
Equipment by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years
2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-112

Table 33: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Repair and Rework Equipment by Product Segment - Manual Repair
and Rework Equipment and Semiautomatic Repair and Rework
Equipment Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years
2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-113

Table 34: World Long-term Projections for Repair and Rework
Equipment by Product Segment - Manual Repair and Rework
Equipment and Semiautomatic Repair and Rework Equipment
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2011
through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-113

Table 35: World 10-Year Perspective for Repair and Rework
Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World for the
Years 2003, 2007 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-114

Table 36: World 10-Year Perspective for Repair and Rework
Equipment by Product Segment- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Manual Repair and Rework Equipment and
Semiautomatic Repair and Rework Equipment for the Years 2003,
2007 & 2012 II-114


III. MARKET

1. The United States III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
A Current & Future Analysis III-1
Outlook III-1
Market Overview III-1
High Costs Stray High Volume SMT Manufacturing III-1
Banking on High Technology III-2
Emerging Trends in the SMT Market III-2
Strategic Employment of AOIs and AXIs to Brighten US' SMT
Industry III-2
Product Innovations/Introductions/Improvements III-3
Recent Industry Activity III-6
Focus on Select Players III-8
ADE Corporation III-8
Agilent Technologies Inc. III-9
Air-Vac Engineering III-9
Cognex Corporation III-9
Conceptronic III-9
Cyber Optics Corporation III-10
Dover Technologies III-10
Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. III-10
FeinFocus USA, Inc. III-11
Glenbrook Technologies Inc. III-11
Juki Automation Systems Inc. III-11
Lixi, Inc. III-11
OK International III-12
Phoenix X-Ray Systems & Services Inc. III-12
PPT Vision, Inc. III-12
Speedline Technologies Inc. III-13
Teradyne Inc. III-13
Universal Instruments III-14
Viasystems Group, Inc. III-14
VJ Electronix, Inc. III-14
VJ Inspection Systems, Inc. III-14
X-Tek Group, Inc. III-15
B.Market Analytics III-16
Table 37: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Surface Mount Technology Equipment by Product Group/Segment
- Screen Print Equipment (Manual, Semiautomatic, and
Automatic), Placement Equipment (Gantry Robot, Turret,
High-Speed, Medium-Speed, and Low-Speed), Soldering
Equipment (Reflow Oven, and Wave Oven), Cleaning Equipment,
Inspection Equipment (Optical, X-Ray, and Laser), and Repair
and Rework Equipment (Manual, and Semiautomatic)
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001
through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 38: US Long-term Projections for Surface Mount
Technology Equipment by Product Group/Segment - Screen Print
Equipment (Manual, Semiautomatic, and Automatic), Placement
Equipment (Gantry Robot, Turret, High-Speed, Medium-Speed,
and Low-Speed), Soldering Equipment (Reflow Oven, and Wave
Oven), Cleaning Equipment, Inspection Equipment (Optical,
X-Ray, and Laser), and Repair and Rework Equipment (Manual,
and Semiautomatic) Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales
for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 39: US 10-Year Perspective for Surface Mount
Technology Equipment by Product Group/ Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Screen Print Equipment
(Manual, Semiautomatic, and Automatic), Placement Equipment
(Gantry Robot, Turret, High-Speed, Medium-Speed, and
Low-Speed), Soldering Equipment (Reflow Oven, and Wave
Oven), Cleaning Equipment, Inspection Equipment (Optical,
X-Ray, and Laser), and Repair and Rework Equipment (Manual,
and Semiautomatic) for the Years 2003, 2007, & 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

2. Canada III-19
A.Market Analysis III-19
A Current & Future Analysis III-19
Recent Industry Activity III-19
B.Market Analytics III-20
Table 40: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Surface Mount Technology Equipment by Product
Group/Segment - Screen Print Equipment (Manual,
Semiautomatic, and Automatic), Placement Equipment (Gantry
Robot, Turret, High-Speed, Medium-Speed, and Low-Speed),
Soldering Equipment (Reflow Oven, and Wave Oven), Cleaning
Equipment, Inspection Equipment (Optical, X-Ray, and Laser),
and Repair and Rework Equipment (Manual, and Semiautomatic)
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001
through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 41: Canadian Long-term Projections for Surface Mount
Technology Equipment by Product Group/Segment - Screen Print
Equipment (Manual, Semiautomatic, and Automatic), Placement
Equipment (Gantry Robot, Turret, High-Speed, Medium-Speed,
and Low-Speed), Soldering Equipment (Reflow Oven, and Wave
Oven), Cleaning Equipment, Inspection Equipment (Optical,
X-Ray, and Laser), and Repair and Rework Equipment (Manual,
and Semiautomatic) Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales
for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 42: Canadian 10-Year Perspective for Surface Mount
Technology Equipment by Product Group/Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Screen Print Equipment
(Manual, Semiautomatic, and Automatic), Placement Equipment
(Gantry Robot, Turret, High-Speed, Medium-Speed, and
Low-Speed), Soldering Equipment (Reflow Oven, and Wave
Oven), Cleaning Equipment, Inspection Equipment (Optical,
X-Ray, and Laser), and Repair and Rework Equipment (Manual,
and Semiautomatic) for the Years 2003, 2007, & 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

3. Japan III-23
A.Market Analysis III-23
A Current & Future Analysis III-23
Recent Industry Activity III-23
Key Players III-23
Fuji Machine Manufacturing Co. Ltd. III-23
Tokyo Weld Co. Ltd. III-24
B.Market Analytics III-25
Table 43: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Surface Mount Technology Equipment by Product
Group/Segment - Screen Print Equipment (Manual,
Semiautomatic, and Automatic), Placement Equipment (Gantry
Robot, Turret, High-Speed, Medium- Speed, and Low-Speed),
Soldering Equipment (Reflow Oven, and Wave Oven), Cleaning
Equipment, Inspection Equipment (Optical, X-Ray, and Laser),
and Repair and Rework Equipment (Manual, and Semiautomatic)
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001
through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 44: Japanese Long-term Projections for Surface Mount
Technology Equipment by Product Group/ Segment - Screen
Print Equipment (Manual, Semiautomatic, and Automatic),
Placement Equipment (Gantry Robot, Turret, High-Speed,
Medium-Speed, and Low-Speed), Soldering Equipment (Reflow
Oven, and Wave Oven), Cleaning Equipment, Inspection
Equipment (Optical, X-Ray, and Laser), and Repair and
Rework Equipment (Manual, and Semiautomatic) Independently
Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2011 through 2015 in
US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 45: Japanese 10-Year Perspective for Surface Mount
Technology Equipment by Product Group/ Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Screen Print Equipment
(Manual, Semiautomatic, and Automatic), Placement Equipment
(Gantry Robot, Turret, High-Speed, Medium-Speed, and
Low-Speed), Soldering Equipment (Reflow Oven, and Wave
Oven), Cleaning Equipment, Inspection Equipment (Optical,
X-Ray, and Laser), and Repair and Rework Equipment (Manual,
and Semiautomatic) for the Years 2003, 2007, & 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

4. Europe III-28
A.Market Analysis III-28
A Current & Future Analysis III-28
Pricing Issues III-28
Flexi SMT Placers: Aiming a Shot at the Chip Shooters III-29
Product Innovations/Introductions/Improvements III-29
Recent Industry Activity III-31
Focus on Select Key Players III-31
Assembleon (The Netherlands) III-31
Dage Precision Industries (UK) III-32
DEK (UK) III-32
ICOS Vision Systems Corporation NV (Belgium) III-32
B.Market Analytics III-33
Table 46: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Surface Mount Technology Equipment by Product
Group/Segment - Screen Print Equipment (Manual,
Semiautomatic, and Automatic), Placement Equipment (Gantry
Robot, Turret, High-Speed, Medium-Speed, and Low-Speed),
Soldering Equipment (Reflow Oven, and Wave Oven), Cleaning
Equipment, Inspection Equipment (Optical, X-Ray, and Laser),
and Repair and Rework Equipment (Manual, and Semiautomatic)
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001
through 2010 in US$ Million Equipment for the Years 2000,
2005 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 47: European Long-term Projections for Surface Mount
Technology Equipment by Product Group/Segment - Screen Print
Equipment (Manual, Semiautomatic, and Automatic), Placement
Equipment (Gantry Robot, Turret, High-Speed, Medium-Speed,
and Low-Speed), Soldering Equipment (Reflow Oven, and Wave
Oven), Cleaning Equipment, Inspection Equipment (Optical,
X-Ray, and Laser), and Repair and Rework Equipment (Manual,
and Semiautomatic) Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales
for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 48: European 10-Year Perspective for Surface Mount
Technology Equipment by Product Group/Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Screen Print Equipment
(Manual, Semiautomatic, and Automatic), Placement Equipment
(Gantry Robot, Turret, High-Speed, Medium-Speed, and
Low-Speed), Soldering Equipment (Reflow Oven, and Wave
Oven), Cleaning Equipment, Inspection Equipment (Optical,
X-Ray, and Laser), and Repair and Rework Equipment (Manual,
and Semiautomatic) for the Years 2003, 2007, & 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

5. Asia-Pacific III-36
A.Market Analysis III-36
A Current & Future Analysis III-36
Soaring Growth Opportunities III-36
Commitment to Advance Technologies Taps Higher Investment III-36
Price-based Competition III-36
Asian Demand for Screen Printers on Rise III-37
China: A Key Market Rocking with Opportunities III-37
A Historic Retrospective of SMT III-37
Burgeoning Popularity III-37
Factors behind Stellar Growth of China III-38
B.Market Analytics III-38
Table 49: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Surface Mount Technology Equipment by Product
Group/Segment - Screen Print Equipment (Manual,
Semiautomatic, and Automatic), Placement Equipment (Gantry
Robot, Turret, High-Speed, Medium-Speed, and Low-Speed),
Soldering Equipment (Reflow Oven, and Wave Oven), Cleaning
Equipment, Inspection Equipment (Optical, X-Ray, and Laser),
and Repair and Rework Equipment (Manual, and Semiautomatic)
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001
through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 50: Asia-Pacific Long-term Projections for Surface
Mount Technology Equipment by Product Group/Segment - Screen
Print Equipment (Manual, Semiautomatic, and Automatic),
Placement Equipment (Gantry Robot, Turret, High-Speed,
Medium-Speed, and Low-Speed), Soldering Equipment (Reflow
Oven, and Wave Oven), Cleaning Equipment, Inspection
Equipment (Optical, X-Ray, and Laser), and Repair and Rework
Equipment (Manual, and Semiautomatic) Independently Analyzed
by Annual Sales for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$
Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 51: Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Surface Mount
Technology Equipment by Product Group/Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Screen Print Equipment
(Manual, Semiautomatic, and Automatic), Placement Equipment
(Gantry Robot, Turret, High-Speed, Medium-Speed, and
Low-Speed), Soldering Equipment (Reflow Oven, and Wave
Oven), Cleaning Equipment, Inspection Equipment (Optical,
X-Ray, and Laser), and Repair and Rework Equipment (Manual,
and Semiautomatic) for the Years 2003, 2007, & 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

6. Latin America III-41
A.Market Analysis III-41
A Current & Future Analysis III-41
Cashing on Low Costs III-41
Brazil: Buffed by Rebounding Economy III-41
B.Market Analytics III-42
Table 52: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Surface Mount Technology Equipment by Product
Group/Segment - Screen Print Equipment (Manual,
Semiautomatic, and Automatic), Placement Equipment (Gantry
Robot, Turret, High- Speed, Medium-Speed, and Low-Speed),
Soldering Equipment (Reflow Oven, and Wave Oven), Cleaning
Equipment, Inspection Equipment (Optical, X-Ray, and Laser),
and Repair and Rework Equipment (Manual, and Semiautomatic)
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001
through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 53: Latin American Long-term Projections for Surface
Mount Technology Equipment by Product Group/Segment - Screen
Print Equipment (Manual, Semiautomatic, and Automatic),
Placement Equipment (Gantry Robot, Turret, High-Speed,
Medium-Speed, and Low-Speed), Soldering Equipment (Reflow
Oven, and Wave Oven), Cleaning Equipment, Inspection
Equipment (Optical, X-Ray, and Laser), and Repair and Rework
Equipment (Manual, and Semiautomatic) Independently Analyzed
by Annual Sales for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$
Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 54: Latin American 10-Year Perspective for Surface
Mount Technology Equipment by Product Group/Segment -
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