The sales growth rates of fabless IC companies versus IDM (integrated device manufacturers) IC suppliers have historically been very different. Typically, according to IC Insights, the sales growth rate registered by the fabless IC suppliers is better than that displayed by the IDMs. In fact, the first year on record that IDM IC sales growth outpaced fabless IC company sales growth was 2010 when IDM IC sales grew 35% and fabless IC company sales grew 29%.
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