Semiconductor equipment market up 1.3% in Q2 2005

The semiconductor equipment market will trend upward starting in mid-2006 and reach double-digit growth in 2007 and 2008, according to The Information Network. Q2 2005 registered a 1.3% revenue growth year-over-year, with 7.9% growth YTY in Q1. Sequentially, Q2 2005 versus Q1 2005 was flat.