Simtec has released its traditional study on the test and measurement market. Results: the market is holding up better than the last studies suggested...
For Eric Fauxpoint, Chairman of the SIMTEC Market Research Committee, " the world of Test and Measurement now speaks of a "calmer" situation ".
Indeed, the last study announced a market decline of 7.5% over the 2009/2008 period. But for the new period 2010/2009, the figures are more encouraging: +2.5 %.
In this market, the heavyweights are still the same: aerospace and defense (almost 28 % of the market), education and research (19 %) and industry and components (almost 11%).
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