Global CVD market to reach $3.27 bln by 2008

The worldwide market size for CVD was $2.48 bln in 2004, up 72.

The worldwide market size for CVD was $2.48 bln in 2004, up 72.6% from $1.44 bln in 2003 and growing to $3.27 bln in 2008. Revenues decreased 21.4% in 2003 to $1.44 bln and will drop 9.3% in 2005. Excessive capacity build up in 2004 will result in negative growth in 2005 and 2006. Novellus led the metal CVD market in 2004 with a 50.0% share, while Applied Materials' share increased from 58.1% in 2003 to 65.1% in 2004 in the dielectric CVD market. The worldwide market size for PVD was $1,525 mln in 2004, up 91.8% from $795 mln in 2003 and growing to $2,031 mln in 2008. Applied Materials held a lead in the PVD market in 2004 with a 90.0% share, up from an 84.3% share in 2003 and up from 81.9% in 2002, The Information Network reports.