Connector Industry Reports

Computer/Peripheral

Connector Industry Forecast

Published: June 2022

Connector Industry Forecast 2022-2027

Although 2021 proved to be a year full of surprises, it appears that despite several strong headwinds, 2022 is proving to be even more surprising!

  • 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? What are the prevailing market trends by sector?
  • In addition to the semiconductor shortage, what other outside factors are affecting connector growth in 2022? What factors may affect growth beyond 2022?
  • Historically, how will 2021’s and 2022’s performance impact demand? How are currency fluctuations impacting connector sales dollars?

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 2020, is turning out to be a year no one could have expected. Review the connector industry’s extraordinary performance, order your copy of the Connector Industry Forecast.

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.

Computer Server Market Trends and Connector Use 2020-2030

Published: May 2021

Computer Market and Big Data Systems and Connectors 2017 to 2022 and Beyond

Published: January 2018

Computer Market and Big Data Systems and Connectors 2017 to 2022 and Beyond

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Worldwide the third largest market sector, the computer and computer peripheral market, generated $8.4 billion in connector sales in 2017. Covering a variety of equipment types including desktop computers, mobile computers (laptops and tablets), servers, storage equipment, and computer peripherals, the computer market is presently undergoing a major change which will challenge OEMs and suppliers alike.

  • What is triggering and driving this change?
  • What role is cloud computing and public data centers playing in this change?
  • How is the transfer of hardware procurement and installation changing?
  • How will this change affect the traditional role of the connector manufacturer?
  • What role will photonics play in future computer systems?

Bishop & Associates latest research report, Computer Market and Big Data Systems and Connectors 2017 to 2022 and Beyond provides the answers to these questions and others. The report looks at current connectors and systems and examines present and future factors which are anticipated to change the way we develop, market, procure and install these products. Understand this change and be prepared for it, order your copy of Bishop & Associates latest research report Computer Market and Big Data Systems and Connectors 2017 to 2022 and Beyond.

PC, Tablet & Smartphone Market Analysis and Forecast 2015-2020

Published: December 2015

PC, Tablet & Smartphone Market Analysis and Forecast 2015-2020

In 2015, an Estimated 30 Billion Connectors were used in the Manufacturing of PCs, Tablets and Smartphones!

  • Will PCs, tablets or smartphones show the most growth in units going forward? In connector sales dollars?
  • Will the convergence of these three alter the mindset of the consumer, the manufacturer, the designer or the connector supplier?
  • Which regions or countries are most likely to profit from this convergence? Which ones have the most to lose?
  • Who were the manufacturing leaders in PCs, tablets, and smartphones?
  • Are there potential new players on the horizon that could alter this present lineup?
  • What type of affect will continued system integration, fewer I/O ports, and direct attach of CPU and DRAM have on the number of connectors used?
  • What role will wearables, like the smartwatch play in this market?

This new report examines these issues, and other crucial elements pertinent to the growth and stability of these products. This report analyzes, by units and connector dollars, the impact the growth or demise of each of these products has on the connector industry. The report provides important information for anyone whose products, services or intellectual capacity touch these technologies. Be prepared for what the future holds, order your copy of PC, Tablet and Smartphone Market Analysis and Forecast 2015-2020.

The World Consumer Electronics Market for Connectors

Published: February 2011

This eight chapter report covers market trends and outlooks for the Consumer Electronic Products Market. The purpose of this report is to provide:

  • A comprehensive set of baseline numbers on consumer electronic products – in units of equipment, by region of the world, that can be used to forecast connector companies TAM/SAM in applicable connector products.
  • Input on Consumer Electronics (CE) equipment, across official market segments that operate in the consumer space: home appliance (expanded definition), home/home-office computer equipment, and consumer electronic products.
  • Market segment connector TAMs in dollars for regions of the world.