Connector Industry Reports

Military/Aerospace

Connector Industry Forecast

Published: December 2023

Connector Industry Forecast 2023-2028

2023 has proven to be a year of worldwide conflict and declining connector sales. Are sales anticipated to decline in all regions and market sectors in 2023 or will some fare better? Will growth return in 2024?

  • How is the connector industry anticipated to perform in 2023? In 2024? What factors are predicted to contribute to the decline of sales in 2023? Will these same factors affect growth or decline in 2024?
  • Which regions, market sectors and subsectors are predicted to show the greatest growth in 2023, in 2024 and in 2028? Which market sectors and subsectors, if any, are anticipated to grow or to contract?
  • What outside factors are contributing to connector growth or decline in 2023? In 2024? What factors may affect growth beyond 2023?
  • In what way are currency fluctuations impacting connector sales? How is connector backlog changing during the second half of 2023?

Bishop & Associates’ newest research report, the Connector Industry Forecast 2023-2028 looks at past sales and reviews total world connector sales in 2022 and anticipated performance in 2023, 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.

2023, unlike the previous two years, is turning out to be a year of worldwide conflict and declining connector sales. Will these unusual times continue into 2024 and beyond, or will we witness growth more in line with historical performance? Be prepared for what lies over the horizon, order your copy of the Connector Industry Forecast.

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.

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.

World Military Market for Connectors

Published: January 2012

This report provides a quantitative analysis of the World Military Connector Market. This 16 chapter, 315-page research report identifies current major military programs and future applications with high growth potential, and provides a breakdown of the market value for connectors by region, by type, and wherever possible, by application.

Connector sales and forecasts are presented for the years 2009, 2010, and 2015.

Fiber Optic Connectors in Military and Commercial Applications

Published: January 2011

This 13-chapter research report explores the rapidly evolving technology and interface components supporting data transmission via optical fiber.

This report includes a tutorial addressing the basics of optical transmission, as well as a review of current and recently announced connectors offered by leading suppliers.

Typical applications in both military and commercial are discussed.

The Market for Filtered Connectors in Commercial and Military Applications

Published: July 2010

This Bishop and Associates 14 chapter market research report provides a detailed analysis of connectors that feature the capability of mitigating the negative effects of electromagnetic interference (EMI) and/or electrostatic discharge (ESD).