Electronics gas market slump


The market for electronics gas-affiliated equipment is apparently in tears, according to a report by the Gas Review.

Furthermore, a lengthy cooling-off of the market is anticipated and could result in significantly decreasing demand for electronics and specialty gases.

The nightmare return of the IT slump of 2001-2002 could actually become a reality, as the market slips into a situation whereby the in the worst case scenario, it may in fact be reduced by half.

The past three years has seen the semiconductor market move along comparatively firmly, yet demand has taken a turn for the worse since Spring 2008, the Gas Review notes.

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