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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.

Top 100 Connector Manufacturers

Published: August 2018

In 2017, the Top 100 Connector Manufacturers Accounted for over 94% of the Total Electronic Connector Market.

  • Who were the top 100 connector manufacturers in total sales?
  • Who were the top 10 connector manufacturers and what percentage of the market did they account for in 2017, 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 or 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?

Providing answers to these questions and many more is Bishop & Associates newest research report, Top 100 Connector Manufacturers for 2017. This report analyzes by region, market sector and product type the top 100 connector manufacturers of 2017, and provides detailed statistics that benchmark the leading connector manufacturers.

Connector Industry Yearbook

Published: July 2018

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 2017 industry events.

Connector Manufacturers Connect to Sensors

Published: July 2018

Connector Manufacturers Connect to Sensors

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  • What functions do sensors perform? What applications utilize sensors? What are the fastest growing applications for electronic sensors?
  • What is driving the interest in sensors by connector manufacturers? What advantages can connector manufacturers bring to the sensor market? What is the synergy between connectors and sensors?
  • Who are the current leaders in the electronic sensor industry? What is the global market value of electronic sensors? What is the global market forecast for electronic sensors over the next five-years?

Bishop & Associates latest research report, Connector Manufacturers Connect to Sensors explores the technology, products, and range of emerging applications for electronic sensors, as well as the synergy between the sensor and connector industries. Chapters are devoted to reviewing the many types of sensors and the technologies they utilize as well as the many applications that utilize sensors. The emerging role that sensors play in four specific large market applications including automotive, Internet of Things (IoT), medical, and industrial control are discussed in depth.

Additional chapters are devoted to exploring emerging trends and applications that will be impacting the market for electronic sensors as well as a chapter that defines market values of electronic sensors by market sector and region of the world along with five-year compound average growth rate projections.