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World Cable Assembly Market

Published: May 2019

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?

2019 World Cable Assembly Market, a new research report from industry leader Bishop & Associates, addresses these questions and many more. This 17-chapter, 219-page report provides a detailed analysis of the cable assembly market by region, end-use equipment sector, and cable assembly type in US dollars for the years 2018 through 2024. Analysis is provided numerically and graphically, allowing the reader to easily view and understand upcoming trends and technologies.

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 2019 World Cable Assembly Market now.

World Connector Market Handbook

Published: March 2019

2019 World Connector Market Handbook

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Bishop and Associates has released the 2019 edition of the World Connector Market Handbook.

This comprehensive seven-chapter, 229-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 2009 – 2018, and projections for 2019 and 2024 (including five-year CAGRs).

The Bishop Report (Single User License)

Published: March 2019

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 Cable Assembly Companies

Published: February 2019

Top 100 Cable Assembly Companies

In 2017, Industry Sales of Cable Assemblies Totaled Nearly $155 Billion!
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Who came out on top?

What countries were home to these companies?

What were their total sales by region?

How much of the industry do the Top 100 represent?

Know your competitors and know your acquisition targets. Who are the biggest companies in the worldwide cable assembly industry? What are their strengths and capabilities? How might they impact you or help your business grow?

Bishop & Associates’ Top 100 Cable Assembly Companies will help you identify the companies that impact your business. This three-chapter, in-depth analysis of the Top 100 companies provides:

  • Company names, addresses, total revenues, cable assembly revenues, number of employees, types of markets served, types of products manufactured, plus additional information on the businesses and their locations worldwide.
  • Chapter 2 summarizes the world cable assembly market in 2017 to put these companies in context. The chapter includes the worldwide size of the market by region and high-level statistics on the Top 100.
  • Chapter 3 lists the Top 100 companies in descending order by total sales and then lists the profiles in alphabetical order. The profiles contain in-depth company information and run up to 17 pages in length.

Know your market and the companies that make it so dynamic and integral to global electronics trends. Let Bishop & Associates, the connector and cable assembly industry experts, assist you in your research and planning.

The World Industrial Market for Connectors 2019

Published: January 2019

The IIoT is considered the biggest driver of productivity and growth in industrial markets over the next decade, and one of the main drivers behind the development and growth of connectivity technologies and innovation.

This report examines key segments of the industrial market and their role in the IIoT. These include “Industrial Automation & Process Control”, “Machine Tools, Machinery, and Robotics”, “Building & Civil Engineering”, “Energy Markets”, and “Heavy Equipment”. These traditional market segments are analyzed and linked to the smart factory, the smart grid, and smart cities.

Also examined are the role various communication protocols will play in the industrial connector market and key connector suppliers to this market sector.

Connector Industry Forecast

Published: December 2018

Connector Industry Forecast

  • How is the connector industry anticipated to perform in 2018? How does this compare to performance in 2017? How does it compare to anticipated performance in 2019?
  • Which markets and sub-sectors will show the greatest growth in 2018, in 2023?
  • What outside factors are affecting connector growth in 2018? What factors may affect growth in 2019 and beyond?
  • Historically, how is 2018’s performance impacting demand? How are currency fluctuations impacting 2018 in sales dollars?
  • What market and sales trends will prevail in 2018 and beyond and why?

Bishop & Associates research report, Connector Industry Forecast reviews total world connector sales in 2017 and provides a comprehensive analysis by region and market sector of projected connector sales for 2018 through 2023. 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.

Prepare your company to participate in the markets and sub-sectors that will drive connector sales through 2023, order your copy of the Connector Industry Forecast today.

Electronic Industry and Connector Outlook 2018 and Beyond

Published: November 2018

The electronic industry, now entering its 75th year, has been driven by changes in semiconductor technology, successive generations of change in electronic equipment, and more recently, software developments. It is important for companies in the connector industry to understand these changes, because the next decade will see multiple paradigm shifts that will affect the industry, its customers, and suppliers. Order your copy of Electronic Industry and Connector Outlook 2018 and Beyond to gain an understanding of how these changes will affect the connector and electronics industry.

History of M & A in the Connector Industry

Published: October 2018

Acquisitions and mergers over the last several decades have dramatically changed the landscape of the connector, cable, and cable assembly market.

  • How have acquisitions changed the standing of the top 10 connector manufacturers? The top 50 or the top 100 connector manufacturers?
  • How have acquisitions affected the technology, market, and product focus of connector manufacturers? Cable manufacturers and cable assembly manufacturers?
  • Which manufacturers have made the greatest number of acquisitions?
  • Which year accounted for the greatest number of acquisitions? Which year had the fewest acquisitions?
  • What type of acquisitions; manufacturer, distributor, or private equity produced the greatest change in the market?

Examining over 600 acquisitions, History of M & A in the Connector Industry (Shrinking Footprints: Connector Industry Consolidation 1954-2018) looks at how mergers and acquisitions have changed the connector, cable, and cable assembly industry. The report chronicles acquisitions by year, type (manufacturer, distributor or private equity firm) and manufacturer, while also looking at the change in acquisition targets over the years.