Semiconductor Robot Market
Semiconductor Robot Market Analysis, By Payload (3-100 KG, 100-300 KG, 300-1500 KG, Above 1500), By Application (PCB, Wafer Transfer, Diode, Capacitors, Transformer, Sensor), By End-Use Industry and Region - Global Market Insights 2023 to 2033
Analysis of Semiconductor Robot Market Covering 30+ Countries Including Analysis of US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Nordics, GCC countries, Japan, Korea and many more
Semiconductor Robot Market Outlook (2023-2033)
The global semiconductor robot market is estimated to project a valuation of US$ 1.1 billion in 2023 and is further to expand at a CAGR of 17.5% to reach a valuation of US$ 5.6 billion by the end of the forecast period.
Semiconductors have diverse applications, such as it is used in consumer electronics, automotive, medical devices, and others, owing to this, semiconductor witness high demand, and in order to meet the growing semiconductors demand across the globe, manufacturers of semiconductor expanding their production capacity and adopting semiconductor robots for a better outcome.
Estimated Market Value (2023E)
US$ 1.1 Billion
Forecasted Market Value (2033F)
US$ 5.6 Billion
Global Market Growth Rate (2023-2033)
North America Market Share (2023)
East Asia Market Growth Rate (2023-2033)
Europe Market Growth Rate (2023-2033)
East Asia Market Share (2023)
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Historic and Future Path for Semiconductors Robots Market
Semiconductors are one of the most essential components in the manufacturing of various types of electronic devices. In semiconductor manufacturing for moving silicon wafers at high speed without causing any type of damage is done with the help of semiconductor robots.
The robots used in semiconductor manufacturing offer reliability, high speed, and flexibility for the front-end semiconductor fabrication process such as cleaning, polishing, etching, and others. With such advantageous characteristics, semiconductor robots are widely used and witnessing high demand driving the market’s growth.
- Short Term Growth Factors: Increasing demand for consumer electronics from developed as well as developing nations creates a high demand for semiconductors, hence to manufacture more semiconductors with supreme accuracy the demand for semiconductor robots is anticipated to increase in coming years.
- Medium Term (2026-2029): Rapidly growing automotive industry to positively impact the growth of the semiconductor robot market during the projection period.
- Long Term (2029-2033): Governments across different regions are investing heavily in developing clean energy to reduce carbon emissions, for clean energy semiconductors also have applications, this, in turn, boosts the demand for semiconductor robots in coming years.
Over the 2018-2022 historical period, the global semiconductor robot market registered a CAGR of 15.2%, according to the Fact.MR, a market research and competitive intelligence provider, the market is projected to exhibit growth at 17.5% CAGR between 2023 and 2033.
Market share analysis of semiconductor robot based on end-use industry and regions is provided in a nutshell in the above image. Under the end-use industry segment, the automotive industry is to capture 33.4% of the global market share in 2023.
“Surging Demand for Semiconductors to Supplement Semiconductor Robot Sales”
Over the years, the automotive, medical, electronic, and aerospace industry has projected a healthy CAGR of over 5.0% and is expected to continue projecting a high growth pattern during the forecast period. This has created high demand for semiconductors which are widely used for multiple applications such as navigation control, magnetic resource imaging, blood pressure monitors, and others.
- Semiconductors are widely used in the automotive industry for navigation control systems, infotainment systems, and collision detection systems. As per an estimate, the average modern car has between 1,400 to 1,500 semiconductor chips installed in the car. The number might go up to 3,000 chips for some cars.
Hence, with the flourishing automotive sector the demand for semiconductors amplifies, and in order to meet the demand current infrastructure requires expansion. Owing to the expansion of semiconductor manufacturing facilities the requirement for semiconductor robots to manufacture quality and reliable semiconductors will increase, thus, accelerating semiconductor robot sales.
“Fluctuation in Raw Material Prices Can Hamper Semiconductor Robot Market in Coming Years”
Fluctuating raw material prices have a significant impact on the semiconductor robots market. The market is likely to be hampered due to the fluctuating prices of metal and copper.
Silicone is another element that is widely used in semiconductors because of its stable structure. Due to increased demand for semiconductors, various markets are facing a shortage of silicone which can hamper the demand of the semiconductor robot market over the forecast period.
Further, the conflict between China and Taiwan has a significant impact on the semiconductors market, as these two countries are considered the largest semiconductor-producing countries across the globe, affecting semiconductor manufacturing and semiconductor robot demand.
Government regulation in different countries on the import and export of the semiconductor can have a negative impact on the sales of the semiconductor and semiconductor robot industry.
Why the US Market is Projecting High Demand for Semiconductors Robots?
The United States semiconductor robot is projected to expand at a CAGR of 18.2% to reach a valuation of US$ 817.9 million by the end of the forecast period.
The United States is a powerful economy that projects high demand for consumer electronics and has giant data centers to store enormous data which requires semiconductors, to meet the demand the US is investing in semiconductor manufacturing which in turn paves the way for semiconductor robots.
Also, China and US trade wars fueled the demand for semiconductors in the US, which create lucrative growth opportunities for the semiconductors market in the US. Since the semiconductor market in the US is gaining traction, it is estimated to create a plethora of opportunities for the semiconductor robots market over the forecast period.
What Role does China Play in the Expansion of the Semiconductor Robot Market?
China is the largest semiconductor-producing country across the globe, accounting for over 1/4th of global production. China’s semiconductor market is valued at over US$ 40.0 billion in 2022.
On the global level, about 1.15 trillion units of semiconductors are produced which means around 146 units per person on earth. China produced more than 35% of the semiconductors out of that. This is expected to boost the demand for semiconductor robots in the coming years as semiconductor production requires accuracy and no-space for human errors, hence, robots are employed.
China's semiconductor robots market is valued at US$ 214.2 million in 2022 and is expected to reach a valuation of US$ 1,523 million by the end of the forecast period.
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Why Automotive Industry Increases the Demand for Semiconductors Robots?
Semiconductors are widely used in the automotive sector. Navigation, Camera assistance to drivers, auto-driving mode, and others require semiconductors. Hence, with the mushrooming manufacturing and sales of automotive, the demand for semiconductors is anticipated to surpass the current production capacity.
- The growing automotive industry, for instance, the global automotive industry is valued at over US$ 3.7 trillion in 2022 with sales of over 70 million units.
Hence, in order to meet the growing demand for semiconductors across automotive and other sectors, the manufacturers are expanding their manufacturing capacity which increases the sales of the semiconductor robots.
Which Application will Drive the Market Growth Over the Forecast Period?
Printed circuit boards are an essential component of semiconductors. PCBs are helpful in improving quality control, smoother workflow, increased versatility, elevated inspection reliability, faster material handling, and enhanced stability. Hence, installing PCBs in semiconductors robots are required for effective placement and handling, hence, the market for semiconductor robots is anticipated to grow over the forecast period.
Above mentioned factors are some of the key factors for the growth of PCBs in semiconductor robots. PCBs are valued at US$ 236.2 million in 2022 and are anticipated to reach a valuation of US$ 1,255.8 million by the end of the forecast period.
Market Titans Key Strategies
Prominent semiconductor robot manufacturers are Samsun Electronics, Intel, SK Hynix, Qualcomm, Broadcom, Micron, Texas Instrument, Microchip, STMicroelectronics, NXP Semiconductors, and other players.
Manufacturers are focused on expanding their territories across emerging nations to gain high-profit margins. Hence, acquisition and collaboration are preferred strategies for the market titans willing to expand their business.
Companies in the semiconductor robot market are dedicated to providing after-sale robot services, and technical assistance to maintain a good relationship with semiconductors manufacturers.
Fact.MR has provided detailed information about the price points of key manufacturers of semiconductor robot positioned across regions, sales growth, production capacity, and speculative technological expansion, in the recently published report.
Segmentation of Semiconductor Robot Industry Research
By Payload :
- 3-100 Kg
- 100-300 Kg
- 300-1500 Kg
- Above 1500
By Application :
- Wafer Transfer
- Silicon Diode Rectifier
By End-Use Industry :
- Automotive Industry
- Medical Industry
- Electronics Industry
- Aerospace & Defense Industry
By Region :
- North America
- Latin America
- East Asia
- South Asia & Oceania
- FAQs -
The global semiconductor robot market is anticipated to be valued at US$ 1.1 billion in 2023.
The global semiconductor robot market is likely to reach a valuation of US$ 5.6 billion by the end of the forecast period.
During 2023-2033, sales of semiconductor robots increased at 17.5% CAGR.
East Asia tops the global semiconductor robot market accounting for 21.5% market share.
Automotive to account for 33.4% share of global sales.
Wafer transfer accounts for a 33.3% share of global sales.
The growing electronics and automotive industries are likely to boost the sales of semiconductor robots in the coming years.
Market players Samsung Electrical, Intel, SK Hynix, Qualcomm, Broadcom, Micron, Texas Instrument, Microchip, STmicroconductor, NXP Semiconductor, and Kawasaki Robotics are some of the market leading players in the semiconductor robot market.