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Top 100 Connector Manufacturers

Published: August 2023

In 2022, the Top 100 Connector Manufacturers Accounted for Almost 86% of the Total Electronic Connector Market.
  • How does this compare to 2021? What percentage did the top 50 account for? The top 10? Who were the top 10 manufacturers? What percentage of the market did they account for?
  • Who were the top 100 connector manufacturers in total sales? Which region accounted for the largest percentage of top 100 connector manufacturers based on origin?
  • Which connector manufacturers had the greatest sales in the telecom/datacom sector, the industrial sector, or the automotive sector?
  • Who was the leader in RF connector sales, I/O rectangular or circular connector sales?
  • By base of origin, 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?

Delivering answers to these questions and many more is Bishop & Associates newest research report, Top 100 Connector Manufacturers for 2022. A report that analyses by region, market sector, and product type the top 100 connector manufacturers of 2022, this report provides detailed statistics that benchmark the leading connector manufacturers. Know the connector companies that made the greatest impact in 2022, order your copy of the Top 100 Connector Manufacturers.

Connector Industry Forecast

Published: July 2023

Connector Industry Forecast 2023-2028

After a year of strong double-digit growth, no one expected the connector industry to perform as well as it did in 2022. Will the industry continue to perform at this level, or will headwinds change its course?

  • How did the connector industry perform in 2022? How is the connector industry anticipated to perform in 2023? What factors contributed to the growth and decline in 2022? Will these same factors affect growth or decline in 2023?
  • Which regions, market sectors and subsectors will show the greatest growth in 2023, in 2028? Which market sectors and subsectors, if any, are anticipated to contract?
  • What outside factors are contributing to connector growth or decline in 2023? What factors may affect growth beyond 2023?
  • In what way are currency fluctuations impacting connector sales? How did connector backlog change during the second half of 2022? How is it changing in the first half of 2023?

Bishop & Associates’ research report, the Connector Industry Forecast looks at past sales and reviews total world connector sales in 2022, providing a comprehensive analysis by region and market sector of projected connector sales for 2023 through 2028. With connector sales broken down by region, market sector and subsector, this report provides a detailed analysis in US dollars of the world connector industry.

Connector Industry Yearbook

Published: June 2023

2023 Connector Industry Yearbook

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, five 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 2021 industry events.

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European Connector Market Handbook

Published: June 2023

In 2022, Europe accounted for over 20%

of worldwide connector demand.

  • What market sectors outperformed the average (European) market and which sectors underperformed?
  • 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?
  • How does the FX market affect the European connector market?

Bishop & Associates, a leader in electronic connector research, has released a new 2023 European Connector Market research report. This comprehensive, three-chapter, 256-page, report analyzes all aspects of the $17.3 billion European electronic connector market.

European Connector Market 2021, 2022, 2023F, and 2028F provides detailed connector statistics by equipment sector and product category for 19 countries/regions. Included is a chapter on the overall European market and the role which it plays in the world market. Data is provided for the years 2021, 2022, 2023F, and a forecast for 2028F (including five-year CAGRs). A region steeped in tradition, and recognized for its innovation and entrepreneurship, the European connector market offers something for everyone. Order your copy of the European Connector Market 2021, 2022, 2023F, and 2028F to identify and find your niche.

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.

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.