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2022 North American Cable Assembly Manufacturers

Published: May 2022

2022 North American Cable Assembly Manufacturers

In North America, the state or province with the most cable assembly manufacturers is California with 186 companies that have a combined 2019 sales value of $3,856 million.

Examining the North America cable assembly industry, Bishop & Associates’ research eport, 2022 North American Cable Assembly Manufacturers, reviews cable assembly manufacturers with operations in North America.

Who can benefit from the report:

  • Companies seeking potential subcontractors for the outsourcing of their cable assembly requirements.
  • Companies that want to identify potential customers for their products and services, including connector and component suppliers, equipment/tooling suppliers, material suppliers, and distributors.
  • Organizations seeking to acquire cable assembly companies can find a comprehensive list of potential targets in the report.
World Automotive Connector Market

Published: April 2022

Which Automotive Systems are Going to Drive the Growth in the Automotive Sector? What Impact is the Shift to Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles having on the Automotive Market Today? Five-Years from Now?

  • Will growth of automotive connectors outpace other end-use equipment sectors?
  • Which automotive systems and sub-sectors of the automotive connector market will show the greatest growth over the next five-years?
  • Which regions and vehicle types are accelerating this growth?
  • By automotive system, connector type, and vehicle type, where will the greatest focus lie?

With a market share of over 21%, automotive connectors represent the 2nd largest market sector for connectors. Consistently one of the fastest growing sectors, a result of a worldwide increase in production of both conventional and electric vehicles, the automotive market has recently seen a decline in consumption driven by component shortages. Bishop & Associates newest research report, World Automotive Connector Market, examines this evolving market, providing a quantitative and qualitive analysis by region of the world, automotive segment, application, and connector type. Increase your connector insight into this dynamic market, order your copy of World Automotive Connector Market.

World Connector Market Handbook

Published: March 2022

2022 World Connector Market Handbook

Bishop and Associates has released the 2022 edition of the World Connector Market Handbook.

The connector industry grew 24.3% in 2021. Did all market sectors and product types grow at the same rate or did some product types and market sectors show higher growth rates?

  • How did 2021 compare to previous years? What regions are anticipated to go through an adjustment period after the drastic increase in sales in 2021? What regions will maintain their momentum?
  • How did end-use equipment sectors perform in 2021? How are they predicted to perform in 2022? How are they anticipated to perform five-years from now? What effect will an increase in electric vehicles create in the growth of the automotive market five-years from now? How will the rollout of 5G effect the overall telecom/datacom market sector in that same period?
  • Which product types gained the greatest market share and which product types lost market share? Which if any markets or regions are anticipated to grow in 2022? How will this growth affect the five-year CAGR?
  • Which regions and product types are aligned to show the most growth in 2022? Which are aligned to show the least growth?

Analyzing the connector industry from 2012 through 2021, with a preliminary 2022 and 2027 forecast, Bishop & Associates latest 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 24.3% in 2021, the connector industry saw total sales increase over $15 billion. Will we maintain this momentum or will sales decline in 2022? 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.

IC Socket Market Systems and Connector Forecast 2020-2030

Published: January 2022

IC Socket Market Systems and Connector Forecast -2020 - 2030

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IC sockets have been used for many years for different, evolving reasons. Since sockets add to material costs, no one would use them unless they had a good reason – or are basically following a standard operating procedure that has worked for previous generations.

Over-all, the IC socket market seems relatively healthy, although with generally low single-digit growth rates, and a possible shift in the mix from production to test sockets. And as the semiconductor industry approaches the end on Moore’s Law and seeks out new multichip and 3D chip designs, they will intuitively need more testing.

Then, why, and where is the growth in IC sockets going to occur?

  • Which region is going to see the greatest growth in overall IC sockets? Will this growth be In IC sockets used in server applications, in desktop, or notebook applications?
  • What is the role of Test and Burn-in (T & BI) sockets? Is this role anticipated to grow or decline?
  • Which socket markets are ripe for innovation and why? Will SMT and stacked memory (HMC) technology place pressure on the IC socket market?

Bishop & Associates’ research report, IC Socket Market - Systems and Connector Forecast - 2020 - 2030 examines the IC socket market from both a US dollar standpoint and in units. The report looks at current IC socket applications and examines present and future factors which are anticipated to change the way we develop, market, procure and utilize IC sockets. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to understand the changes this market is anticipated to undergo, order your copy of Bishop & Associates last research report today.

The Bishop Report & Connector Industry Yearbook (Corporate License)

Published: December 2021

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.

The Bishop Report (Single-User License)

Published: December 2021

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.

Connector Industry Forecast

Published: November 2021

Connector Industry Forecast 2021-2026

After what we thought would be one of the most challenging years ever, 2021 is showing to be even more surprising than 2020!

  • How is the connector industry preforming in 2021? Is 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 2021, in 2022, in 2026? Which market sectors and sub-sectors if any, are anticipated to contract?
  • In addition to the Covid, what outside factors are affecting connector growth in 2021? What factors may affect growth beyond 2021?
  • Historically, how will 2020’s and 2021’s performance impact demand? How are currency fluctuations impacting connector sales dollars?
  • What market trends have prevailed in 2021? In 2022 and beyond and why?

Bishop & Associates’ newest research report, the Connector Industry Forecast looks at past sales and reviews total world connector sales in 2020, providing a comprehensive analysis by region and market sector of projected connector sales for 2021 through 2026. 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.

2021 is turning out to be a year no one could have expected. Review the connector industry’s extraordinary performance in this year of firsts, order your copy of the Connector Industry Forecast.

The I/O Rectangular Connector Market 2021

Published: October 2021

The I/O Rectangular Connector Market 2021

Ranked the third largest connector family in 2021, the I/O rectangular market is expected to account for over 14% of the total world connector market.

  • What types of I/O rectangular connectors will make up this thriving product type?
  • What type of I/O rectangular connector represented the greatest sales dollars in 2020? What type is anticipated to represent the greatest sales dollars in 2021F? 2026F?
  • Which region is the largest consumer of I/O rectangular connectors overall? Which product type within that region? Which region is anticipated to show the largest 5-Year CAGR? Which I/O product type?
  • Who are the key manufacturers of SFP (small-form-factor pluggable) connectors? Rack and panel connectors? Personal computer and peripheral connectors?
  • What trends are affecting the growth of D-subminiatures? Of rectangular I/O power connectors? Of I/O connectors with blade or tab contacts?

The I/O Rectangular Connector Market 2021 report answers these questions and more. The report examines by region, by general classification, and by individual I/O rectangular connector type the I/O rectangular connector market and provides detailed sales statistics for the years 2019, 2020, 2021F, and 2026F. This report identifies the key suppliers of individual I/O rectangular connector types, identifies what I/O rectangular product types are anticipated to show the most growth, and will help you plan on how to capitalize on this growth.