Consumers drive semicons

Boswell, Clay
July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/3/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 26, p20
Trade Publication
The article reports on the growth of the market for semiconductors. Sales of mobile phones and other electronics are booming, and the microchips that make them function are in greater demand than ever. Despite sharply higher energy prices, consumer demand for a wide variety of electronic products continues to fuel growth of the semiconductor industry.


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