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World Circular Connector Market 2023

Published: May 2023

World Circular Connector Market 2023

This extensive 229-page, seven-chapter research report provides an in-depth analysis of the MIL-spec/COTS equivalent and commercial/industrial circular connector markets. This report furnishes detailed statistics worldwide and by region, broken down by circular connector types for the years 2021, 2022, 2023F and 2028F. In addition, to specific circular connector series, products are recapped as MIL-Spec/COTS equivalents and commercial/industrial types. An expanded quantitative review of cable assemblies using circular connectors is included along with reviews of many key manufacturers that produce the circular connectors discussed.

World Connector Market Handbook

Published: March 2023

2023 World Connector Market Handbook

Bishop and Associates has released the 2023 edition of the World Connector Market Handbook.

  • Which was the best preforming region in 2022? Which regions are anticipated to show strong growth in 2023, in 2028?
  • Which market sector showed the most growth in 2022, how does this compare to previous years? Will the continued rollout of 5G affect growth in the telecom/datacom market? Has the semiconductor shortage continued to affect automotive market performance?
  • Over the last 10-years, the fiber optic connector market share has increased steadily. Will this continue into 2023, into 2028? If this does continue, which product type or product types will lose market share? Will any other product type increase market share by 2028?
  • Which regions and product types are aligned to show the most growth in 2023? Which are aligned to show the least growth?

Analyzing the connector industry from 2013 through 2022, with a preliminary 2023 and 2028 forecast, Bishop & Associates research report, the World 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.

Increasing 7.8% in 2022, the connector industry saw total sales increase over $6 billion. Will we maintain this momentum or will sales decline in 2023? Track and monitor the ways in which the connector industry has changed over the last decade and how it will change in the next five years – order your copy of the World Connector Market Handbook.

World RF Coax Connector Market

Published: January 2023

World RF Connector Market 2023

  • How did the RF coax connector market perform in 2021? How will it perform in 2022, in 2027? What markets and geographical regions present the greatest potential for growth in RF (coaxial) connectors and why?
  • How do new and higher frequency allocations, especially for 5G/6G and IoT, influence design, production tolerances, test equipment, and cost and supply chain sourcing? How has advanced technologies influenced RF connector design?
  • Which specific RF coax connectors (families and product types) are projected to show the highest growth and how are connector manufacturers addressing these potential increases or decreases in demand?

Bishop & Associates’ new research report, World RF Coax Connector Market 2023 presents the latest and most up-to-date market information, trends, RF connector technology, product, and application information. RF coax connector sales for the years 2020, 2021, 2022F, and 2027F are provided by RF connector family and type, worldwide and by region of the world.

Predictions include effects of trends for higher frequencies, broader application bandwidths, and international shifts. With a forecasted CAGR of over 6%, from 2022 to 2027, growth of the world RF coax connector market exceeds many other connector types. Major changes are currently underway for coaxial connectors and applications. Understand and prepare your company and customers for these changes by ordering your copy of World RF Coax Connector Market 2023.

Connector Industry Forecast

Published: November 2022

Connector Industry Forecast 2022-2027

After what we thought would be one of the most interesting years ever, 2022 has shaped up to be full of even more challenges and rewards than 2021!

  • How is the connector industry preforming in 2022? Are the lingering effects of the pandemic still affecting the industry? Which regions appeared to have weathered the pandemic better than others? Which market sectors?
  • Which market sectors and sub-sectors will show the greatest growth in 2022, in 2027? Which market sectors and sub-sectors if any, are anticipated to contract?
  • In addition to the semiconductor shortage and continued outbreaks of COVID, what other outside factors are affecting connector growth in 2022? What factors may affect growth beyond 2022?
  • In what way are currency fluctuations impacting connector sales? How has connector backlog changed during the first 10 months of 2022?

Bishop & Associates’ newest research report, the Connector Industry Forecast looks at past sales and reviews total world connector sales in 2021, providing a comprehensive analysis by region and market sector of projected connector sales for 2022 through 2027. 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.

2022, like the previous two years, is turning out to be a year no one could have expected. Review the connector industry’s surprising performance, order your copy of the Connector Industry Forecast.

Military Ground Vehicle Market for Connectors

Published: October 2022

Military ground vehicles play an important role in today’s military operations. They transport troops, fuel, and military supplies to a battlefield that is becoming more and more connected. How are military ground vehicles adapting to handle this connected space?

  • The military ground vehicle market for connectors is anticipated to have a CAGR of 4.2% over the period 2022 through 2027, which region will show the greatest growth?
  • How has the role of unmanned military ground vehicles grown over the last decade? Is this role anticipated to change? How has technology changed the entire military ground vehicle market?
  • The military ground vehicle market incorporates all types of connectors. Which connector types will see the most growth over the next year, two years or even five years?

Military Ground Vehicle Market for Connectors, a new research report from connector industry leader Bishop & Associates, addresses these questions and many more. This report examines the different types of ground vehicles and the roles each play on the battlefield. A market that is constantly looking for ways to improve and increase the protection of the soldier, the military ground vehicle market has changed drastically over the last several decades. Understand how it has changed and how it is anticipated to change in the future. Order your copy of Military Ground Vehicle Market for Connectors now.

The World's Connector Companies (Corporate License)

Published: October 2022

The World's Connector Companies

The World's Connector Companies (WCC) website contains profiles of over 700 worldwide connector companies, identifying annual sales, products manufactured, markets served, headquarters location, website URL, number of employees, plant locations, company leadership, company history, and more.

The WCC website provides the ability to create selection criteria to view a subset of the companies based on annual sales, products, markets and regions. Each query results in a report of companies matching only the defined criteria. The resulting report may be printed, or saved to a file, to share with others.

The annual subscription includes a corporate license allowing an unlimited number of subscribers from the same company to access the website.


If you would like a demonstration of the site, contact Lynda Nolen at

The Bishop Report & Connector Industry Yearbook (Corporate License)

Published: October 2022

The Bishop Report Monthly Newsletter

To keep abreast of changes and events in the worldwide connector industry, the best and most relied upon source of information is The Bishop Report. Published monthly, The Bishop Report provides current and timely information on many key industry topics. With the accelerated pace of new emerging markets, daily announcements of new technologies, mergers and acquisitions, and product innovation, the constant change in major electronic markets will have more than a passing effect on your company and the connector industry as we move into the 21st century. The Bishop Report takes these topics head-on, and gives you up-to-date information and data to keep you informed of the changes happening in the world connector industry.

World Cable Assembly Market

Published: September 2022

2022 is proving to be a year full of headwinds. Raw material shortages, labor shortages, and rising interest rates are shaping the market today and in the next five years. How will these headwinds affect cable assembly growth?

  • 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?

2022 World Cable Assembly Market, from industry leader Bishop & Associates, addresses these questions and many more. This 17-chapter, 214-page report provides a detailed analysis in US dollars for the years 2021 through 2027, 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 2022 World Cable Assembly Market now.