Logic Test Probe Card Market REPORT OVERVIEW
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The global logic test probe card market size was USD 991.39 million in 2021 and is projected to touch USD 2386.02 million by 2031, exhibiting a CAGR of 9.18% during the forecast period.
Logic test probe card is a testing chipset that is used between semiconductor wafers and an electronic test system. It is docked on a probe and connected to an electrical tester. It provides an electrical path to circuits and test systems on a semiconductor wafer. It is used to test performance and optimize chipsets to work efficiently on a circuit board. It improves the performance of chipsets and enhances functionality to provide excellent speeds. It is used in several electronic devices to enhance the device's quality.
It is used to test chipsets in smartphones, laptops, tablets, cameras, and other devices because of its ability to optimize clocking speeds. The demand for high-quality consumer electronic devices is likely to boost product demand. Additionally, the rapid 5G infrastructure development is likely to boost demand for high-quality semiconductor chipsets, which, in turn, is expected to boost logic test probe card market expansion.
COVID-19 Impact: Halt on Manufacturing and Stock Shortage to Negatively Affect Market Growth
The COVID-19 pandemic has adversely affected several markets globally. The rise in COVID-19 patients has provoked governments to impose stringent lockdown regulations to control virus spread. The rapid decline in production is attributable to the restrictions placed on manufacturing activities. The lack of supply negatively affects sales and slumps growth. Further, the restrictions on travel lead to a raw material shortage, thereby negatively affecting manufacturing activities. However, the logic test probe card's rising demand from the consumer electronics sector is likely to boost demand. Lockdown relaxations have enabled companies to function at reduced capacities. Manufacturers opt for advanced sanitization measures as per the regulations set by governments. The adoption of advanced production machinery and part-time shifts is expected to steadily fuel the market growth during the pandemic.
"Rising Demand for Testers from Smartphone Chipset Manufacturers to Facilitate Business Opportunities"
Logic test probe card's rising demand from smartphone manufacturers is expected to foster growth opportunities for several smartphone manufacturers. The intense demand for smartphones in several countries such as the U.S., India, South Korea, Japan, China, and others is likely to boost the test probe's demand. It helps the chipset to function better by using advanced testing methods. It tests the electric conductivity of the chipset and prevents damages caused by short circuits. It is used in DRAM testing to improve reliability and test electrical algorithms for improving data management. It is used extensively in the testing of flash memory in smartphone devices to prevent data loss and corruption caused by electrical errors. Manufacturers design advanced probe cards for microcomputing applications to secure chipsets in a circuit board from electrical damages.
Increasing smartphone sales and the adoption of high-speed internet devices are likely to increase the product's demand. The increasing adoption of the testing device from several original equipment manufacturers (OEM'S) is likely to propel the logic test probe card market growth.
Logic Test Probe Card Market Segmentation
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- By Type Analysis
By type the market is segmented into thin-film MLO, and vertical needle/tip, and membrane logic test probe.
The membrane logic test probe card is the leading segment because of its ability to test the semiconductor chipset at the wafer level. It improves the performance and provides excellent electrical conductivity to the chipset. The rising demand for advanced high-performance devices is likely to foster the growth of the market. Its increasing adoption from electronic manufacturers is likely to facilitate industry growth.
- By Application Analysis
Based on application, the market is classified into Large Enterprise and SME
Large enterprises are the leading market because of high investment costs and market reach. The demand for high-quality semiconductors from large enterprises is expected to increase the product's adoption. The automation process in manufacturing is expected to increase the product demand. The demand for high-quality, reliable, and accurate testing devices is expected to fuel the growth of the logic test probe card market.
"Rapid Digital Infrastructure Development to Foster Market Growth during the Upcoming Years"
The rising investments made in the development of digital infrastructure are likely to boost demand for advanced internet devices and microcomputers. The dependence upon the internet and digital platforms is expected to boost demand for advanced semiconductor devices providing excellent processing and computing power. The demand for smartphones, TV, laptop, PCs, and other internet-powered devices is increasing due to the availability of digital services and portals. The testing device's demand is expected to flourish among semiconductor chipset manufacturers to test conductivity and improve performance. It examines the wafer and improves the data storage capacities of the chipset. It is used extensively for the manufacturing of NAND storage in solid-state drives (SSD), DRAM, RAM, and flash storage. These factors may steer the progress of the industry.
"Government Investments in 5G Infrastructure Development to Bolster Industry Growth"
The emergence of 5G technologies may enable governments to establish a fabulous digital platform and streamline several activities. Governments encourage electronic and semiconductor manufacturers to open firms in their respective countries to elevate Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) properly and maintain a proper digital infrastructure. The emergence of the pandemic has led to the dependence upon digital portals to control virus spread. mHealth apps such as Arogya Setu can be operated via phones and internet-enabled devices, which, in turn, increases the product's adoption in the electronics and chipset manufacturing industries. Rising demand for advanced high-performance electronic devices with 5G service support enables consumers to take full advantage of online services. It is used to manage electric circuits and improve the overall performance and storage capacities. Manufacturers utilize the devices to provide best-in-class chipsets and electronics to consumers and improve their brand position. These factors are estimated to drive the logic test probe card market growth.
"High Installation Cost and High Maintenance Costs to Hinder Market Progress"
The higher installation costs of probe cards are likely to impede its demand from small-scale industries. Budget constraints provoke small industries to adopt alternative solutions for manufacturing semiconductors. Additionally, the high maintenance costs of probe cards are likely to hinder the product's sales. These factors are expected to hamper the logic test probe card market's progress.
Logic Test Probe Card Market REGIONAL INSIGHTS
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"Increasing Smartphone Sales to Bolster Market Growth in North America"
Regionally, the market is grouped into North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East & Africa
The Asia Pacific is expected to dominate the logic test probe market share because of the rising smartphone sales. The dependence upon the internet and adoption of high-quality electronics is expected to boost semiconductors sales, which, in turn, can boost demand for a logic test probe card. The rising development of digital infrastructure and 5G services is expected to increase the demand for the product drastically. Further, the adoption of probe cards for flash drive and DRAM technologies by manufacturers is expected to fuel market growth.
North America is expected to be the second-largest shareholder because of the presence of developed digital infrastructure. The rising demand for advanced technologies and processors is expected to boost the product's demand. Additionally, the dependence upon internet services is expected to boost the demand for effective testing kits.
In Europe, the presence of large industries and manufacturing facilities is expected to fuel industry progress. Increased spending capacity and adoption of high-quality electronics by consumers are expected to foster the product's demand. These factors may propel market growth.
KEY INDUSTRY PLAYERS
"Key Players Invest Heavily in Research and Development to Improve Brand Positioning"
Prominent companies operating in the market invest heavily in research and development to improve the quality of their products and enhance the reliability and quality of the products. This strategy can enable companies to utilize advanced materials to reduce maintenance costs and improve the product's lifespan. Further, the adoption of technologically advanced production machinery is expected to reduce time consumption and labor cost, increase production capacity, increase operational efficiency, improve product quality and enable organizations to satisfy their goals. Additionally, the incorporation of product launches enables manufacturers to launch innovative products that attract consumers' attention and improve their annual revenues.
List of Market Players Profiled
- Micronics Japan (MJC)
- Technoprobe S.p.A.
- Japan Electronic Materials (JEM)
- MPI Corporation
- SV Probe
- Korea Instrument
- Synergie Cad Probe
- Will Technology
- TIPS Messtechnik GmbH
- STAr Technologies, Inc.
- July 2021: Aehr received an order of USD 10.8 million for testing silicon carbide power burn-in for electric vehicles.
The report highlights the top segments and the recent market trends. It comprehensively studies the impact of COVID-19 and the driving and restraining factors. It observes the regional developments and the strategies devised by the market's prominent players. It informs readers regarding the strategies responsible for the industry growth.
Market Size Value In
US$ 991.39 Million in 2021
Market Size Value By
US$ 2386.02 Million by 2031
CAGR of 9.18% from 2021 to 2031
Historical Data Available
Type and Application
Frequently Asked Questions
What value is the logic test probe card market expected to touch by 2031?
Based on our research, the global logic test probe card market is projected to touch USD 2386.02 million by 2031.
What CAGR is the logic test probe card market expected to exhibit by 2031?
The logic test probe card market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.18% during the forecast period.
Which are the driving factors of the logic test probe card market?
Rapid digital infrastructure development and government investments in 5G infrastructure development.
Which segments will grow at a faster pace and why?
By type, the membrane logic test probe card is the leading segment because of its ability to test the semiconductor chipset at the wafer level. Based on application, the large enterprise is the leading market because of high investment costs and market reach. The demand for high-quality semiconductors from large enterprises is expected to increase the products adoption.
Which are the top companies operating in the logic test probe card market?
FormFactor, Micronics Japan (MJC, Technoprobe S.p.A., Japan Electronic Materials (JEM), MPI Corporation, SV Probe, Microfriend, Korea Instrument, Feinmetall, Synergie Cad Probe, Advantest, Will Technology, TSE, TIPS Messtechnik GmbH, STAr Technologies, Inc., and CHPT are the top companies operating in the logic test probe card market.