Infineon extends its market leadership for power semiconductors

Information Technology Press Releases Monday September 3, 2018 11:00
SINGAPORE--3 Sep--PRNewswire/InfoQuest

Demand for power efficient semiconductors are on the rise driven by electrification in industry, electro-mobility, rising affluence among consumers. Growing energy demand globally calls for the use of efficient power semiconductors where electrical power is generated, transmitted or used by the consumer. For 2017, industry analyst IHS Markit confirms Infineon Technologies AG as the global market leader for power semiconductors.

Infineon remained the lead and achieved the biggest organic growth across the industry in the overall market. In the sub-market for discretes and modules, IHS Markit confirms once again Infineon took the number one spot for the fifteenth consecutive time. Market share increased and is now doubled the size of the company in second place. In the market for discrete IGBTs, Infineon is now more than three times the size of the next smaller competitor. Infineon made the next big leap in IPMs: its market share increased by 1.4 percentage points -- more than all the competitors. Infineon's IPMs grew almost twice as fast as the market.

  • Overall market (incl. power ICs): Market size 42.4 billion U.S. dollars
Market growth 10.1%
Infineon: Number 1; market share 12.5%; growth 15.1% (+0.5 %-pts.)
  • Discretes and modules: Market size 18.5 billion U.S. dollars
Market growth 13.1% -- highest growth since 2010
Infineon: Number 1; market share 18.6%; growth 16.8% (+0.6 %-pts.)
  • MOSFETs: Market size 6.7 billion U.S. dollars
Market growth 13.5%
Infineon: Number 1; market share 26.4%; growth 13.5% (+0.4 %-pts.)
  • Discrete IGBTs: Market size 1.1 billion U.S. dollars
Market growth 15.3%
Infineon: Number 1; market share 38.5%; growth 22.6% (+2.3 %-pts.)
  • IPMs: Market size 1.6 billion U.S. dollars
Market growth 20.1%
Infineon: Number 3; market share 10.3%; growth 39.2% (+1.4 %-pts.)
  • Standard IGBT modules: Market size 2.2 billion U.S. dollars
Market growth 14.5%
Infineon: Number 1; market share 33.9%; growth 19.3% (+1.4 %-pts.)
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Based on or includes content supplied by IHS Markit, Technology Group, "Power Semiconductor Market Share Database 2017", August 2018. Information is not an endorsement of Infineon Technologies AG. Any reliance on these results is at the third party's own risk. Visit   technology.ihs.com for more details.


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