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Research and Markets: Analysis of the Global Surface Mount Technology Inspection Equipment Market

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kxtnwd/analysis_of_the) has announced the addition of the "Analysis of the Global Surface Mount Technology Inspection Equipment Market" report to their offering.

This study analyzes growth opportunities and current trends in the global surface mount technology (SMT) inspection equipment market. Increasing complexity of electronics assembly and miniaturization of components have bolstered demand for SMT inspection equipment. The study includes detailed analysis of automatic optical inspection (AOI) equipment, solder paste inspection (SPI) equipment, and X-ray inspection equipment. As the demand for double-sided boards increases, the demand for X-ray inspection equipment is expected to outpace AOI and SPI equipment. The study includes product, region, technology, and competitive analysis for each segment for more accurate market intelligence to aid business decisions.

Key Questions Answered

- Is the SMT inspection equipment market growing, how long will it continue to grow, and at what rate?

- Which are the high-growth segments? How do demand and growth opportunities vary by geographic region?

- How will the demand for SMT inspection equipment evolve over time? What is the percentage of revenue from end customers?

- Are the services currently offered meeting customer needs, or is additional development needed?

- Are SMT inspection equipment manufacturers ready to tackle the challenges of increasing competition?

- What best practices should manufacturers cultivate to take their businesses to the next level? How will the order fulfillment and distribution strategy be affected?

Executive Summary - CEO's Perspective

1. The SMT inspection equipment market will benefit from increased demand in the consumer electronics, computing and storage, and telecom industries.

2. The SMT inspection equipment market will continue to face declining prices.

3. Improved speed, reduced false call rates, advanced accurate defect detection, and increased efficiency will drive product innovation.

4. The focus on mergers and acquisitions will increase as SMT inspection equipment manufacturers expand product offerings and customer base.

Key Topics Covered:

Executive Summary

Market Overview

Total SMT Inspection Equipment Market

- External Challenges: Drivers and Restraints

- Forecast and Trends

AOI Equipment Segment Breakdown

SPI Equipment Segment Breakdown

X-ray inspection Equipment Segment Breakdown

North America Breakdown

Western Europe Breakdown

Central and Eastern Europe Breakdown

Asia-Pacific Breakdown

Rest of World Breakdown

The Last Word

Appendix

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