Connector Industry Reports

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High-Speed Board-to-Board Connectors

Published: August 2016

High-Speed Board-to-Board Connectors

Bishop & Associates research report, High-Speed Board-to-Board Connectors, analyzes high-speed connectors used to connect boards, memory modules, hard drives and solid-state drives in electronic systems and how these connectors are changing as a result of new data center and communications architectures.

  • What are the market drivers that influence the growth of high-speed board-to-board connectors? How important is signal integrity? What standards are impacting the design of board-to-board connectors? What industry trends are driving growth in board-to-board connectors?
  • What refinements in high-speed board-to-board connectors have allowed mezzanine connectors to approach the 25Gb/s system speed?
  • Which board-to-board connector types are anticipated to show the most growth over the next five years? Which types will see a decline?
  • Who are the major suppliers of board-to-board connectors and what segment of the market are they focusing on? How important is cross-licensing of electrically identical products and for which product types has this occurred?
Connector Industry Yearbook

Published: July 2016

Each year, Bishop & Associates prepares the Connector Industry Yearbook based on annual reports provided by publicly traded connector companies.

Income statements and balance sheets are consolidated for the past 10 years, 5 years, and most current year, providing benchmarks on the industry and the overall performance of the public connector companies. Featured in each issue are: consolidated history of the public companies, fifteen-year history of performance by company (including industry averages), and a chronological description of important 2015 industry events.

European Connector Market Handbook

Published: June 2016

In 2015, Europe accounted for 20%

of worldwide connector demand.

  • Which European countries/regions drove this demand?
  • What market sectors outperformed the average (European) market and which sectors were underperforming?
  • Which European countries/regions and market sectors will offer the best growth prospects over the next five-years?
  • What are the leading product categories within specific end-use equipment markets?
  • Who are the leading connector manufacturers in the European connector market?
  • Which leading OEMs do we find in the various countries?
  • How does the FX market affect the European connector market?

Bishop & Associates, a leader in electronic connector research, has just released a new 2016 European Connector Market research report. This comprehensive, five-chapter, 273-page, report analyzes all aspects of the $10.5 billion European electronic connector market.

European Connector Market 2015, 2016-2021 provides detailed connector statistics by equipment sector and product category for 19 countries/regions. Included is a chapter on specific end-use equipment markets and a chapter on the market dynamics in Europe. Data is provided for the years 2014, 2015, 2016E, and a forecast for 2021 (including five-year CAGRs). A region steeped in tradition and recognized for its innovation and entrepreneurship, the European connector market offers something for everyone, be able to identify and find your niche, order you copy of the European Connector Market 2015, 2016-2021.

World Cable Assembly Market

Published: June 2016

What are the growth markets and regions for

cable assemblies in the next five years?

  • Which regions, markets, and cable assembly types have the highest growth prospects?
  • What technical and economic trends are affecting the cable assembly industry?
  • What cable assembly types are being used by market sector and region?
  • Where should business investments be focused?

2016 World Cable Assembly Market, a new research report from industry leader Bishop & Associates, addresses these questions and many more. This 17-chapter, 230-page report provides a detailed analysis in US dollars for the years 2015 through 2021, by region, end-use equipment sector, and cable assembly type. Our analysis is provided numerically and graphically, allowing the reader to easily view and understand upcoming trends.

Constantly evolving technology is having a profound effect on the design and implementation of cable assemblies. Discover which cable assemblies will benefit most from this evolution and where to focus investments. Order your copy of 2016 World Cable Assembly Market now.

World Electric Vehicle Connector Market

Published: May 2016

Bishop & Associates new research report, World Electric Vehicle Connector Market, analyzes the world market for electric vehicles. Detailed statistics by vehicle type, connector type, electrical system and region are supplied for the years 2015, 2016F and 2020F. Statistical information is also provided detailing battery types and charging systems.

  • In 2015, 2.8 million electric vehicles were produced. Which region produced the largest number of vehicles? Which region is anticipated to be the production leader in 2020?
  • Of the 2.8 million electric vehicles produced in 2015, what percentage were pluggable, hybrid electric or full electric?
  • Although a variety of connector types are used in the manufacturing of electric vehicles, which connector types are most prominent and which ones are anticipated to show the highest growth?
  • The increase in charging stations is critical to the long-term growth of electric vehicles. How quickly is this market anticipated to grow and how large will the market be by 2020F? What connectors are used in the distribution of charging stations, public or private?
  • Battery costs and efficiencies have been improving at a fast pace, will this continue over the next 5-years and which battery type accounts for the largest share of batteries used in the production of electric light cars and trucks?

Although currently accounting for a little over 3% of worldwide automotive production, the electric vehicle market is anticipated to double in size over the next five-years. Be prepared for this robust growth, order your copy of World Electric Vehicle Connector Market.

KHz to THz: RF, Microwave, and Millimeter Wave Connectors

Published: May 2016

KHz to THz: RF, Microwave, and Millimeter Wave Connectors

  • How did the RF/µW/mmWave connector market perform in 2015? How is it anticipated to perform in 2016 and beyond?
  • In what ways has the need to validate sales information with test results effected the way users select higher frequency connectors, adapters, and accessories?
  • How does the increase in frequency influence design, production tolerances, test equipment and cost?
  • What markets and geographical regions present the greatest potential for growth in RF/µW/mmWave connectors and why?
  • Which specific RF/µW/mmWave connector families and product types are projected to show the highest growth and how are connector manufacturers addressing this potential increase or decrease in demand?

Bishop & Associates latest research report, KHz to THz: RF, Microwave, and Millimeter Wave Connectors recaps applicable RF connector technology, applications, trends, and marketplace information. RF connector sales for the years 2014, 2015, 2016F and 2021F are provided by RF connector family, RF connector type and region of the world.

Major changes currently are underway for coaxial connectors and applications. Understand and prepare your company and customers for these changes, order your copy of KHz to THz: RF, Microwave, and Millimeter Wave Connectors.

Connector Industry Forecast

Published: April 2016

2016

Connector Industry

Forecast

  • How did the connector industry perform in 2015?
  • How is the connector industry anticipated to perform in 2016 and beyond?
  • Which markets and sub-sectors will show the most growth in 2016, in 2021?
  • What affect did exchange rates have on the connector industry in 2015?
  • Historically, how did 2015’s performance affect demand?
  • What market trends will prevail in 2016 and beyond and why?

Bishop & Associates newest research report, Connector Industry Forecast reviews total world connector sales in 2015 and provides a comprehensive analysis by region and market sector for projected connector sales from 2016 through 2021. With connector sales broken down by region, market sector and sub-sector, this report provides a detailed analysis in US dollars of the world connector industry.

Be attuned to the markets and sub-sectors that will drive connector sales in 2016 and beyond, order your copy of the Connector Industry Forecast.

World Connector Market Handbook

Published: March 2016

World Connector Market Handbook

In the past 10 years, the connector industry has grown at a compound annual growth rate of 3.1%

  • Which regions drove this growth?
  • What end-use equipment sectors contributed to this growth and which sectors lost ground?
  • Which product types gained the greatest market share and which product types lost market share?
  • Which regions, product types, and end-use equipment sectors are aligned to show the most growth in 2016?

Analyzing the connector industry from 2006 through 2015, with a preliminary 2016 forecast, Bishop & Associates newest research report, The Connector Market Handbook, details the connector industry by region, end-use equipment sector, and product type. Utilizing tables and graphs, key statistics are provided for total world, as well as by individual region. Declining 6.1% in 2015, the connector industry has gone through a number of very profitable growth years and a number of declining years. How have these changes effected the growth of individual market sectors, individual product types, and individual regions?

Track and monitor the ways in which the connector industry has changed and grown over the last decade – order your copy of The Connector Market Handbook.