The European SMT placement equipment market has regained the momentum it enjoyed prior to 2009. The market is now benefiting from improved demand because contract manufacturers are investing more in capital equipment and several vertical markets are rebounding. This study provides an in-depth analysis on the SMT placement equipment market and the best practices that are the cornerstone for success. This study includes key market drivers, restraints, industry challenges, revenue and unit shipment forecasts, geographic analysis, distribution analysis, pricing trends, and competitive analysis. This research service will help guide SMT companies to be successful in the European market.