SEMI book-to-bill ratio climbs above parity for first time since January 2007

Deffree, Suzanne
August 2009
Electronic News;8/24/2009, Vol. 55 Issue 33, p3
Trade Publication
The article focuses on a report by Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI) which states that the North America-based semiconductor equipment manufactures posted dollars 569.7 million in orders and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.06 in July. It is stated that the rise in the bookings and billings reported by North American equipment manufacturers pushed the book-to-bill ratio to a surplus for the first time since January, 2007.


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