According to SEMI, North America-based semiconductor equipment makers had worldwide sales of $3.92 billion in December 2021 (on a three-month moving average basis). The figure is 0.5% lower than the $3.93 billion in November 2021 and 46.1% higher than the $2.68 billion in December 2020.

North American semiconductor equipment sales increased 46.1% year-on-year in December 2021-SemiMedia

"After record-breaking billings of North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers in November 2021, December billings remained robust and were the second-highest ever,” said Ajit Manocha, SEMI president and CEO. “For the first time, billings topped $3 billion every month of the year, nearing $4 billion by year end, demonstrating unprecedented demand and exceptional execution by equipment suppliers.”