Power Management Semiconductor to Grow More Slowly in 2011

According to IHS iSuppli, revenue growth in the global power management semiconductor market will slow significantly in 2011 but still will manage to increase at a double-digit pace. Global power management semiconductor revenue will climb to $36.2 billion in 2011, up 13.9% from 2010. Growth will occur during every quarter throughout 2011. According to iSuppli, sales in 2011 will not be able to keep pace with the rapid expansion of 2010, which rebounded dramatically from the recession year of 2009. In 2010, revenue grew by 41.6%.

IHS iSuppli - Global Power Management Forecast

Global Power Management Semiconductor Research Highlights

  • Revenue will climb to $36.2 billion in 2011
  • Revenue will increase by 13.9% from 2010
  • Growth will occur during every quarter throughout 2011
  • Growth factors:
    • Move toward more efficient battery-powered devices
    • Growth in alternate energy markets, including solar, wind, the electrification of vehicles and the smart grid
    • Move toward greater integration in power ICs
  • Old legacy power suppliers are expected to change strategies to accommodate shifting market dynamics
  • Power management semiconductor revenue rose to $31.8 billion in 2010
  • Revenue was $22.5 billion in 2009

More info: IHS iSuppli Power Management Analog ICs