Industrial chip sales rising

Revenue for semiconductors sold into industrial electronics applications reached $8.61billion during the first quarter of 2014, an increase of 0.6% over the previous quarter and 17.5% higher than Q1 2013. Given this heartening start, says market researcher IHS Technology, sales of industrial electronics semiconductors could amount to $35.42bn in 2014, an increase of 9.4% on sales in 2013.

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  • Industrial electronics sales set to boom, says IHS

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