Connector Industry Reports

Featured Reports

The Bishop Report (Single User License)

Published: August 2017

Published monthly, The Bishop Report is one of the best, and most relied upon, sources of information on the world connector industry. Each year, Bishop & Associates analyzes the North American, Japanese, Asia-Pacific, and European electronic connector markets by region, country, end-use equipment, and product line. Additionally, The Bishop Report provides detailed forecasts for each of these world connector markets.

An important feature in The Bishop Report is the How's Business updates covering the performance and profitability of the connector industry. Each quarter, Bishop & Associates recaps information derived from public and proprietary sources to provide the industry with current, and projected trends in both sales and profits.

Connector News Briefs (50 to 75 News Briefs a Year) are emailed to you when important news events occur that influence the connector industry. This service is free with your subscription to The Bishop Report.

You may also add on a subscription to The Connector Industry Yearbook. This report is based on annual reports provided by publicly traded connector companies. Income statements and balance sheets are consolidated for the past ten (10) years, (5) years, and most current year, providing benchmarks on the industry and the overall performance of the public connector companies.

Top 100 Connector Manufacturers

Published: August 2017

Top 100 Connector Manufacturers

In 2016, the Top 100 Connector Manufacturers accounted for more than 93% of the total electronic connector market. Purchase Bishop & Associates’ newest research report, Top 100 Connector Manufacturers for 2016 for more detailed answers to:

  • Who were the top 10 connector manufacturers in total sales?
  • What percentage of sales did the top 10 connector manufacturers account for, the top 50 connector manufacturers?
  • Which connector manufacturers had the greatest sales in the automotive sector, the industrial sector or the computer and peripherals sector?
  • Who was the leader in fiber optic connector sales, RF connector sales or circular connector sales?
  • By location of headquarters, in which region do the largest connector manufacturers reside?
  • Which connector manufacturers showed the greatest year-over-year growth, the greatest year-over-year decline?
Connector Industry Yearbook

Published: August 2017

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 2016 industry events.

Connector Industry Forecast

Published: July 2017

2017

Connector Industry

Forecast

  • How did the connector industry perform in 2016?
  • How is the connector industry anticipated to perform in 2017 and beyond?
  • Which markets and sub-sectors will show the most growth in 2017, in 2022?
  • What outside factors affected connector growth in 2016? What factors may affect growth in 2017 and beyond?
  • Historically, how did 2016’s performance affect demand?
  • What market trends will prevail in 2017 and beyond and why?

Bishop & Associates research report, Connector Industry Forecast, reviews total world connector sales in 2016 and provides a comprehensive analysis by region and market sector of projected connector sales for 2017 through 2022. 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 2017 and beyond, order your copy of the Connector Industry Forecast.

The High-Speed Datacom Communications and Connectivity Market – 2017 and Beyond

Published: June 2017

Is Your Company Prepared

as 100G Expands in the Gigabit Market?

This report analyzes:

  • What the shift to 40/100G means to the data center operator and the role that Fibre Channel and InfiniBand will play in this shift.
  • How top-of-rack (ToR) switching is affecting the network infrastructure.
  • Provides a detailed assessment of the key connector and cable assemblers in this market – Bel Connectivity, CommScope, Corning, Telegärtner, and many others – their current and anticipated products and how they compare with mega connector and cable assembler’s like Amphenol, Molex and TE Connectivity.

Be ready to move your company into this new era of cable and connectivity, order your copy of this report today.

World Cable Assembly Market

Published: April 2017

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?

2017 World Cable Assembly Market, a new research report from industry leader Bishop & Associates, addresses these questions and many more. This 17-chapter, 220-page report provides a detailed analysis in US dollars for the years 2016 through 2022, 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 2017 World Cable Assembly Market now.

World Connector Market Handbook

Published: April 2017

2017 World Connector Market Handbook

Bishop and Associates has just released the 2017 edition of the World Connector Market Handbook.

This comprehensive seven-chapter, 228-page report analyzes all aspects of the world electronic connector market. The report provides detailed connector statistics by equipment sector and product category for North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia Pacific, and the ROW region.

Included is a complete chapter on worldwide connector industry results by region, equipment sector, and product category. Data is provided for the years 2007 – 2016, and projections for 2017 and 2022 (including five-year CAGRs).

Digital Transformation – Industrial IoT and the Connector Market

Published: March 2017

Digital Transformation – Industrial IoT and the Connector Market

After the first (mechanization), second (mass production), and third (automation) industrial revolutions, the fourth industrial revolution has arrived on our doorstep and is dubbed the “Internet of Things” (IoT). The IoT will impact every aspect of our lives and the world we live in.

  • What does the Industrial Internet of Things mean for the connector market?
  • Which (communication) technologies are leading the way?
  • Which market sub-sectors are experiencing substantial growth due IoT implementation? Can we quantify the impact of the Industrial IoT on the connector market?
  • What are regional shares and growth rates by IIoT sub-sector, for the IIoT market?

Bishop & Associates newest research report, Digital Transformation – Industrial IoT and the Connector Market; Industrial IoT as the Driver of Connectivity – Smart Factory – Smart Grid – Smart City examines the Industrial IoT, with a detailed analysis of three key sub-sectors of the Industrial IoT. The report provides information on available communication technologies, applications within the Industrial IoT, and current and potential opportunities for connectors. Tables are included detailing connector potential by sub-sector, region, and connector type. Like previous industrial revolutions, the Industrial IoT has the potential to bring about profound changes. Be ready for the next industrial revolution, order your copy of Digital Transformation – Industrial IoT and the Connector Market.