The growth rate for industrial and specialty gas consumption is not uniform across the world, with demand often driven by a country’s GDP growth and therefore fluctuating across the established and emerging economies. As GDP rises and lifestyles improve, generally speaking the demand for gases also picks up.
After the success of last year’s gathering, when a renewed sense of clarity and positivity emerged in the semiconductor business, SEMICON West 2018 went Beyond Smart this July with an agenda devoted to electronics growth drivers in smart manufacturing, smart transportation, smart data, big data and the Internet of Things ...
Air Products is to build several large air separation units (ASUs), hydrogen (H 2 ) and compressed dry air plants and a bulk specialty gas supply yard in Western China as part of a contract with Samsung Electronics’.
The electronics industry is entering a new period of clarity and confidence, gas world understands, as it converges with conviction on the technology roadmaps of its future. Like most other industries, however, the electronics sector is still under significant pressure to address increased process complexity, performance, and regulatory requirements.
In 2016, China manufactured 2.1 billion sets of mobile phone, a 13.6% increase from 1.81 billion sets in 2015, and a one billion units increase over five years. This is just a simple example of how the electronics industry in China is booming, at an astounding rate.