Connector Industry Reports

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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.

Copper and Fiber Connectivity in the Data Center

Published: July 2022

Copper and Fiber Connectivity in the Data Center

How are high-speed copper and fiber optic interconnect continuing to evolve to support ever-increasing demand for higher bandwidth, signal integrity, longer reach, and increased face plate density while reducing total system power consumption and cost?

  • What applications will continue to drive exponential demand for data center capacity and speed? Are active optical cables a long-term solution or a transitional tool between copper and fiber networks? How do thermal management issues impact I/O connector selection?
  • What new fiber optic connectors have, or are being developed, to support the many new applications for optical links? Who are the manufacturers developing these and what key features do these interfaces incorporate?
  • Have we reached basic technology limits? What is co-packaged optics (CPO) and how does this approach affect power consumption? Panel density?
  • How have the current iterations of pluggable optical transceivers changed the market? What are the advantages of using pluggables?
  • What are some of the electrical and mechanical limitations associated with using copper? How does cable weight and bulk affect things like weight and cost?

Bishop & Associates’ newest research report, Copper and Fiber Connectivity in the Data Center looks at what maybe the first steps of a major evolutionary change in the market for this class of interfaces. Be prepared for these steps. Order your copy of Copper and Fiber Connectivity in the Data Center.

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.

Instrumentation Market for Connectors

Published: June 2021

Instrumentation Market for Connectors

Instrumentation equipment companies are expanding their technical capabilities, products, and software platforms to meet the need for higher speeds and extremely higher frequencies (EHF) to participate in the next decade of significant growth. This creates opportunity for connector suppliers.

Today, connector companies that are either already in, or are aspiring to enter the instrumentation market, may be contemplating their business strategies, and asking themselves:

  • What is the size and expected growth of the instrumentation equipment market, and its most relevant sub-sectors?
  • What is the size and expected growth of the instrumentation connector market?
  • What are the market and technology factors enabling this growth?
  • Who are the top 15 instrumentation equipment manufacturers and what do they offer?
  • Who are the top 30 instrumentation connector suppliers and what connectors do they offer?

Bishop & Associates, latest research report, Instrumentation Market for Connectors provides in-depth analysis of the markets, products, and technologies of instrumentation equipment makers and provides examples of connectors used in instrumentation applications by sub-sector. Tables are included detailing total connector sales, instrumentation connector sales by sub-sector, region, and product type, as well as a five-year forecast.

Top 50 Medical Interconnect Solutions Companies

Published: December 2020

Top 50 Medical Interconnect Solutions Companies

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The medical interconnect solutions market can be described as a high-mix, low-volume market with a high degree of customized, application-specific connectors designed to meet stringent quality requirements, challenging environments, and strict healthcare regulations.

Today, those that participate or strive to participate in the medical sector often question the best ways to enrich their business strategies. This report is designed to provide answers to many of those questions, including:

  • Who are the top 50 medical connector companies and what makes these companies special?
  • What technologies, products and services do the top 50 offer the medical market?
  • What is the historical background, size, and focus of the top 50 medical connector companies?
  • Do suppliers of medical connectors offer standard or custom products, cable assemblies, sensors, finished devices, or complimentary products?
  • In addition to the medical sector, what other industries do these companies serve?

Bishop & Associates newest research report, Top 50 Medical Interconnect Solutions Companies provides company profiles and summarizes the products, technologies, capabilities, and unique value propositions that each offers the medical market. Tables are included detailing total connector sales, medical connector sales, and worldwide rankings for each of the top 50 companies, as well as an updated five-year worldwide medical forecast by sub-sector. The medical connector market requires strategy, differentiated products for demanding medical applications, a commitment to quality, and a strong understanding of the competitive playing field.

Get a handle on the medical connector market leaders and create your winning strategy. Order the Top 50 Medical Interconnect Solutions Companies report today.

High-Speed Copper & Fiber Optic Connectors

Published: November 2020

High-Speed Copper & Fiber Optic Connectors

  • What technical and economic factors may be changing the copper vs. fiber selection process? What may be the practical bandwidth limit of a copper interface? What are the primary advantages of fiber optic communication links?
  • In what applications do mid-board optical transceivers make sense? What is driving interest in “jump-over” cable technology? What advantages do co-packaged optics bring to system design? Are co-packaged optics an interim step toward optical computing?
  • What are the distance limitations (reach) of high-speed copper channels? How is the performance of high-speed copper interconnects quantified? Are there any new technologies that will significantly improve the performance of copper cable assemblies?
  • What standard writing organizations are actively developing the specifications that define the performance of high-speed copper and fiber optic links?
  • What applications will continue to drive exponential demand for data center capacity and speed? Are active optical cables a long-term solution or a transitional tool between copper and fiber networks? How does thermal management issues impact I/O connector selection?
  • What is the current market for medium to short-length high-speed copper cable assemblies? What is the five-year world forecast by region for these assemblies? What is the current market and five-year world forecast for high-speed fiber optic interconnects?

Bishop & Associates research report, High-Speed Copper & Fiber Optic Connectors explores these issues and others. This report offers a snapshot of fiber optic and high-speed copper connector technology and markets as it exists in the fall of 2020, and defines what may be the first steps of a major evolutionary change in the market for this class of interfaces. Be prepared for this change. Order your copy of High-Speed Copper & Fiber Optic Connectors.

5G Infrastructure

Published: September 2020

Medical Electronics Market for Interconnect Solutions

Published: July 2020

Medical Electronics Market for Interconnect Solutions

This is an equipment sector that places high value on technology, quality, innovation, and material expertise. The medical market for connectors offers major opportunities for both connector industry leaders and the niche manufacturer.

  • What trends are driving growth in the medical equipment sector? What role will demographics play in this growth and how will it affect product design and marketing? How has Covid-19 affected the types of equipment being manufactured today? What role will technologies like robotics, 5G Ethernet, mobile health (mHealth), or artificial intelligence play in the growth of the medical equipment sector?
  • Who are the major connector suppliers to the medical equipment sector and what types of connector products are they supplying? Who are the major medical equipment manufacturers? What role do government regulations play in the design, marketing, and sale of medical equipment? How do regulations affect export and import demands?
  • How important are design features such as low insertion force, non-magnetic materials, polarization and sterilization capabilities, and the ability to handle a variety of contact types, including power, coax, signal, fiber, air, and fluid?

Bishop & Associates newest research report, Medical Electronics Market for Interconnect Solutions analyzes the many aspects involved in the design, development, approval, and marketing of connectors used in the medical market. Tables are included detailing medical connector market sales by region, by medical equipment sub-sector, and by connector product type for the years 2017 through 2025, including a five-year CAGR. A market sector where failure can literally be the difference between life and death, the medical market for connectors may offer designers and manufactures numerous challenges, but the rewards will generally outweigh the challenges.

Non-Automotive Transportation Market for Connectors

Published: February 2020

Non-Automotive Transportation Market for Connectors

Bishop & Associates latest research report, Non-Automotive Transportation Market for Connectors examines the technology, trends, and products that are driving the growth of the various sub-sectors within the transportation market. Forecasts by transportation sector, product type and region are provided, along with five-year compound average growth rate projections. This report examines the following questions, and more.

  • Which mode of transportation, rail & rolling stock, commercial air, commercial vehicle, commercial marine, or other accounted for the highest connector sales in 2019? Which mode is anticipated to account for the greatest growth in 2025?
  • What trends are driving the growth, or decline, of the commercial air, rail & rolling stock, commercial vehicles or any of the other sub-sectors in the transportation sector? What role are environmental regulations playing in the various sub-sectors? Are these regulations driving the growth of alternative power sources and what are these alternatives?
  • What networking protocols are most prominent by sub-sector? How does growth of networking and use of IoT affect connector consumption?
  • Which connector type is anticipated to show the most growth during the five-year period 2020F through 2025F? Which regions will outgrow other regions and what is the background of this growth?
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.

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.

World Market for Connectors Used in Mobile Infrastructure Equipment 2017 to 2022

Published: October 2017

The wireless infrastructure market is evolving. While mobile operators must maintain their 2G and 3G networks, they are also busy upgrading as much of them as they can to LTE and LTE-A now and 5G in the next few years. Thus we are now starting to see entirely new types of equipment.

What mobile network infrastructure equipment will dominate from 2017-2022?

What connector types will be needed to support this growth and which companies are aligning themselves for this exponential evolution?

This report discusses, examines, and analyzes in detail these questions, providing forecast numbers by equipment and product type.

Company Information

Top 100 Connector Manufacturers

Published: August 2023

In 2022, the Top 100 Connector Manufacturers Accounted for Almost 86% of the Total Electronic Connector Market.

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  • 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 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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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.

Top 50 Medical Interconnect Solutions Companies

Published: December 2020

Top 50 Medical Interconnect Solutions Companies

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The medical interconnect solutions market can be described as a high-mix, low-volume market with a high degree of customized, application-specific connectors designed to meet stringent quality requirements, challenging environments, and strict healthcare regulations.

Today, those that participate or strive to participate in the medical sector often question the best ways to enrich their business strategies. This report is designed to provide answers to many of those questions, including:

  • Who are the top 50 medical connector companies and what makes these companies special?
  • What technologies, products and services do the top 50 offer the medical market?
  • What is the historical background, size, and focus of the top 50 medical connector companies?
  • Do suppliers of medical connectors offer standard or custom products, cable assemblies, sensors, finished devices, or complimentary products?
  • In addition to the medical sector, what other industries do these companies serve?

Bishop & Associates newest research report, Top 50 Medical Interconnect Solutions Companies provides company profiles and summarizes the products, technologies, capabilities, and unique value propositions that each offers the medical market. Tables are included detailing total connector sales, medical connector sales, and worldwide rankings for each of the top 50 companies, as well as an updated five-year worldwide medical forecast by sub-sector. The medical connector market requires strategy, differentiated products for demanding medical applications, a commitment to quality, and a strong understanding of the competitive playing field.

Get a handle on the medical connector market leaders and create your winning strategy. Order the Top 50 Medical Interconnect Solutions Companies report today.


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.


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.


Forecast

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.


Connector Industry Roadmap

Published: December 2014

Connector Industry Roadmap

One of the most difficult jobs for manufacturing personnel is to forecast future demand, trends, and changes or enhancements in technology. Bishop & Associates’ Connector Industry Roadmap will take the guesswork out of this process. This six-chapter, in-depth analysis and historical perspective of the connector and electronic components industry provides:

  • A multidimensional look into industry trends, technology strategies, and industrial competitiveness in the electronic component and connector industry
  • Analysis of the major elements of the electronics industry that parallel, intersect, and influence the design, development, and use of connectors
  • Details of more than 18 major product roadmaps, with technical parameters, forecasts, encroachment, and possible roadblocks over the next decade.

Why leave these important decisions to chance? Let Bishop & Associates, the connector industry experts, assist you!


Market Analysis

World Cable Assembly Market

Published: February 2024

A year marked by high inflation, worldwide geopolitical conflicts, high interest rates, housing and raw material shortages and low unemployment, 2023 was a year like no other! How did these factors affect the cable assembly industry, and will they continue to affect cable assembly performance over the next five-years?

  • After contracting in 2023, will the industry rebound, and which markets will profit the most from this rebound?
  • Which regions, markets, and cable assembly types have the highest growth prospects? Are any regions, markets, or cable assembly types anticipated to show a decline?
  • What technical and economic trends are affecting the cable assembly industry?
  • What cable assembly types are being used by market sector and region?
  • Where should business investments be focused?

2024 World Cable Assembly Market, a new research report from industry leader Bishop & Associates, addresses these questions and many more. This 17-chapter, 230-page report provides a detailed analysis in US dollars for the years 2022 through 2028, by region, end-use equipment sector, and cable assembly type. Our analysis is provided numerically and graphically, allowing the reader to easily view and understand upcoming trends.

Constantly evolving technology is having a profound effect on the design and implementation of cable assemblies. Discover which cable assemblies will benefit most from this evolution and where to focus investments. Order your copy of 2024 World Cable Assembly Market now.


Connector Types and Technologies Poised for Growth

Published: October 2023

Connector Types and Technologies Poised for Growth

  • Which existing connector types are poised for exceptional sales growth?
  • What new electronic products and technologies are driving the growth in connectors?
  • What potentially disruptive technologies may impact connector design and utilization over the next five years?
  • How is growth in technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) driving the expansion and upgrading of data centers?
  • What are the advantages of co-packaged optics as a solution to next generation 51.2 and 102.4Tb/s switches?

Addressing these questions and many more is Bishop & Associates newest research report, Connector Types and Technologies Poised for Growth. Most connector types enjoy a gradual and prolonged growth curve as they begin to be utilized in multiple applications over many years, but due to a series of circumstances, a select group of connector types exhibit sales growth considerably greater than the general market. This report examines those connector types, providing valuable insight into the connector, the suppliers currently manufacturing them, and the applications driving growth.

Constantly evolving technology is having a profound effect on the design and implementation of connectors. Know which connectors will benefit most from this evolution, order your copy of Connector Types and Technologies Poised for Growth.


Top 100 Connector Manufacturers

Published: August 2023

In 2022, the Top 100 Connector Manufacturers Accounted for Almost 86% of the Total Electronic Connector Market.

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  • 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 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 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.


Copper and Fiber Connectivity in the Data Center

Published: July 2022

Copper and Fiber Connectivity in the Data Center

How are high-speed copper and fiber optic interconnect continuing to evolve to support ever-increasing demand for higher bandwidth, signal integrity, longer reach, and increased face plate density while reducing total system power consumption and cost?

  • What applications will continue to drive exponential demand for data center capacity and speed? Are active optical cables a long-term solution or a transitional tool between copper and fiber networks? How do thermal management issues impact I/O connector selection?
  • What new fiber optic connectors have, or are being developed, to support the many new applications for optical links? Who are the manufacturers developing these and what key features do these interfaces incorporate?
  • Have we reached basic technology limits? What is co-packaged optics (CPO) and how does this approach affect power consumption? Panel density?
  • How have the current iterations of pluggable optical transceivers changed the market? What are the advantages of using pluggables?
  • What are some of the electrical and mechanical limitations associated with using copper? How does cable weight and bulk affect things like weight and cost?

Bishop & Associates’ newest research report, Copper and Fiber Connectivity in the Data Center looks at what maybe the first steps of a major evolutionary change in the market for this class of interfaces. Be prepared for these steps. Order your copy of Copper and Fiber Connectivity in the Data Center.


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.


The World Industrial Market for Connectors 2021

Published: April 2021

The World Industrial Market for Connectors 2021

  • How did the pandemic affect the industrial connector market? What are anticipated to be the biggest drivers of productivity and growth in the industrial market over the next five-years? What growth rates can we expect from the industrial market from 2021 through 2026?
  • Which segments of the industrial connector market will show the greatest growth and why?
  • What are the important megatrends that affected the industrial market even before the pandemic? Will these trends continue to affect the industrial market and in what ways?
  • What communication protocols are most prominent in the industrial market sector? By application, which protocols are anticipated to show the greatest growth and why?
  • Which connector type is anticipated to show the most growth during the five-year period 2021 through 2026? Which regions will show highest growth rates?

Bishop & Associates latest research report, World Industrial Market for Connectors 2021 explores the technology and products that are driving the growth of the industrial connector market. This report examines the trends affecting the industrial market and how these will change the industrial market and connectors used in this market and its segments. Forecasts by industrial segment, product type and region are provided, along with five-year compound average growth rate projections.


World Telecom Connector Market 2020 - 2025

Published: January 2021

World Telecom Connector Market 2020-2025

IP-based equipment and virtualization is taking over many equipment sectors of the telecom market. Should we rename it the datacom market?

  • What factors will contribute to the IP centric trend?
  • What factors are driving growth in the market?
  • How is 5G changing the equipment landscape?
  • Which region will show the greatest increase over the forecast period? Will any of the regions show a decline?
  • Within the five primary telecom equipment categories, where is the greatest potential for growth. Which primary equipment category has the greatest potential for a decline over the forecast period?
  • Which connector types will benefit most significantly from an increase in telecom equipment sales? Will any connector types see a decrease in demand?

An end-use equipment market that is highly influenced by consumer behavior, the telecom connector market is the second largest connector market. What factors and trends are driving this sector, and which telecom equipment types will benefit the most from this growth? Answering these questions and many more is Bishop & Associates newest research report, World Telecom Connector Market 2020 – 2025. A report that analyses by primary equipment group, equipment type, region, and connector type, this report provides detailed statistics of the world telecom connector market. Be prepared for the explosive growth in the telecom connector market. Order your copy of the World Telecom Connector Market 2020 - 2025.


High-Speed Copper & Fiber Optic Connectors

Published: November 2020

High-Speed Copper & Fiber Optic Connectors

  • What technical and economic factors may be changing the copper vs. fiber selection process? What may be the practical bandwidth limit of a copper interface? What are the primary advantages of fiber optic communication links?
  • In what applications do mid-board optical transceivers make sense? What is driving interest in “jump-over” cable technology? What advantages do co-packaged optics bring to system design? Are co-packaged optics an interim step toward optical computing?
  • What are the distance limitations (reach) of high-speed copper channels? How is the performance of high-speed copper interconnects quantified? Are there any new technologies that will significantly improve the performance of copper cable assemblies?
  • What standard writing organizations are actively developing the specifications that define the performance of high-speed copper and fiber optic links?
  • What applications will continue to drive exponential demand for data center capacity and speed? Are active optical cables a long-term solution or a transitional tool between copper and fiber networks? How does thermal management issues impact I/O connector selection?
  • What is the current market for medium to short-length high-speed copper cable assemblies? What is the five-year world forecast by region for these assemblies? What is the current market and five-year world forecast for high-speed fiber optic interconnects?

Bishop & Associates research report, High-Speed Copper & Fiber Optic Connectors explores these issues and others. This report offers a snapshot of fiber optic and high-speed copper connector technology and markets as it exists in the fall of 2020, and defines what may be the first steps of a major evolutionary change in the market for this class of interfaces. Be prepared for this change. Order your copy of High-Speed Copper & Fiber Optic Connectors.


5G Infrastructure

Published: September 2020


Medical Electronics Market for Interconnect Solutions

Published: July 2020

Medical Electronics Market for Interconnect Solutions

This is an equipment sector that places high value on technology, quality, innovation, and material expertise. The medical market for connectors offers major opportunities for both connector industry leaders and the niche manufacturer.

  • What trends are driving growth in the medical equipment sector? What role will demographics play in this growth and how will it affect product design and marketing? How has Covid-19 affected the types of equipment being manufactured today? What role will technologies like robotics, 5G Ethernet, mobile health (mHealth), or artificial intelligence play in the growth of the medical equipment sector?
  • Who are the major connector suppliers to the medical equipment sector and what types of connector products are they supplying? Who are the major medical equipment manufacturers? What role do government regulations play in the design, marketing, and sale of medical equipment? How do regulations affect export and import demands?
  • How important are design features such as low insertion force, non-magnetic materials, polarization and sterilization capabilities, and the ability to handle a variety of contact types, including power, coax, signal, fiber, air, and fluid?

Bishop & Associates newest research report, Medical Electronics Market for Interconnect Solutions analyzes the many aspects involved in the design, development, approval, and marketing of connectors used in the medical market. Tables are included detailing medical connector market sales by region, by medical equipment sub-sector, and by connector product type for the years 2017 through 2025, including a five-year CAGR. A market sector where failure can literally be the difference between life and death, the medical market for connectors may offer designers and manufactures numerous challenges, but the rewards will generally outweigh the challenges.


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.


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.


World Market for Connectors Used in Mobile Infrastructure Equipment 2017 to 2022

Published: October 2017

The wireless infrastructure market is evolving. While mobile operators must maintain their 2G and 3G networks, they are also busy upgrading as much of them as they can to LTE and LTE-A now and 5G in the next few years. Thus we are now starting to see entirely new types of equipment.

What mobile network infrastructure equipment will dominate from 2017-2022?

What connector types will be needed to support this growth and which companies are aligning themselves for this exponential evolution?

This report discusses, examines, and analyzes in detail these questions, providing forecast numbers by equipment and product type.


The High-Speed Datacom Communications and Connectivity Market – 2017 and Beyond

Published: June 2017

Is Your Company Prepared

as 100G Expands in the Gigabit Market?

This report analyzes:

  • What the shift to 40/100G means to the data center operator and the role that Fibre Channel and InfiniBand will play in this shift.
  • How top-of-rack (ToR) switching is affecting the network infrastructure.
  • Provides a detailed assessment of the key connector and cable assemblers in this market – Bel Connectivity, CommScope, Corning, Telegärtner, and many others – their current and anticipated products and how they compare with mega connector and cable assembler’s like Amphenol, Molex and TE Connectivity.

Be ready to move your company into this new era of cable and connectivity, order your copy of this report today.


The World Market for Terminal Blocks

Published: November 2016

The World Market for Terminal Blocks

By 2021, it is estimated that terminal block sales will exceed $3 billion.

  • When selecting a terminal block for a specific application, a particular set of differentiators make this selection easier. What are those differentiators and how do they affect the selection?
  • In industrial control applications, what are some of the advantages of using DIN rail mount terminal blocks?
  • What terminal block style/type is most prevalent in China, North America, or the Asia Pacific region? In what applications are terminal blocks most predominate?
  • Where are terminal blocks used in automotive applications? In computer/peripheral, consumer and instrumentation applications?
  • A variety of methods exist for terminating wire to a terminal block or terminating a terminal block to a printed circuit board. What criterion determines the best termination method for an application? Which method, or methods, offer the most secure termination? Which offer the quickest termination, or the most economical termination?

Terminal blocks are used extensively in a multiplicity of applications. Both electronic and electrical terminal blocks provide a quick, safe, reliable, and economical way to connect wires.

By 2021, it is estimated that terminal block sales will exceed $3 billion. What applications will drive this growth? What regions of the world will benefit from this growth? With a broad and international selection of manufacturers and suppliers, the terminal blocks market provides both opportunities and challenges.

Be prepared for the opportunities ahead, order your copy of The World Market for Terminal Blocks today.


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.


Structured Cabling and Connectivity Market

Published: March 2015

Are You Prepared for the Next Transition in Structured Cabling?

  • Are there still opportunities for copper?
  • What fiber products will dominate the structured cable market?
  • What role are new technologies playing?
  • How have these technologies affected port count?
  • How are suppliers making themselves standout?

Addressing these questions, and many more, is Bishop & Associates research report, Structured Cabling and Connectivity Market.

A market that was worth in excess of $14 billion dollars in 2014, the structured cable and connectivity market has undergone significant changes in the past few years. These changes coupled with increased competition, continued growth of data centers, increased prevalence of wireless devices and the continued decline of computer sales, all make for a dynamic setting. Focusing on a variety of cable and product types, the report covers structured cabling components used in local area networks running Ethernet up to data rates of 400G and reviews other markets that use Ethernet such as security.

Be ready to move your company into this new era of cable and connectivity, order your copy today.


Connector Industry Roadmap

Published: December 2014

Connector Industry Roadmap

One of the most difficult jobs for manufacturing personnel is to forecast future demand, trends, and changes or enhancements in technology. Bishop & Associates’ Connector Industry Roadmap will take the guesswork out of this process. This six-chapter, in-depth analysis and historical perspective of the connector and electronic components industry provides:

  • A multidimensional look into industry trends, technology strategies, and industrial competitiveness in the electronic component and connector industry
  • Analysis of the major elements of the electronics industry that parallel, intersect, and influence the design, development, and use of connectors
  • Details of more than 18 major product roadmaps, with technical parameters, forecasts, encroachment, and possible roadblocks over the next decade.

Why leave these important decisions to chance? Let Bishop & Associates, the connector industry experts, assist you!


The World Distribution Market for Connectors

Published: April 2014

This nine-chapter, 297-page report provides a comprehensive analysis of the distribution market for connectors through the POP and POS channels. POP and POS sales are provide for the years 2008 through 2013, with a forecast for the year 2018.


Power Connectors in Computing and Datacom Applications

Published: March 2014

This Bishop and Associates, Inc. 11-chapter, 174 page research report provides a detailed analysis of the market for high-current power connectors designed specifically to perform in computing and datacom equipment. This report explores how the industry has evolved from a relatively stable niche in the overall electronic connector market to one that is rapidly changing in order to support dramatically increasing power consumption.

Market values and forecasts covering the period 2011 through 2018 are provided along with CAGR figures by region of the world. Charts for each region illustrate the proliferation of power connectors over the 2012 through 2018 period.


Heavy Equipment Market for Connectors

Published: November 2013

This report examine two separate sectors containing eleven individual segments of the Heavy Equipment industry for contributions in the application of electronic interconnect devices.

The report provides connector forecasts for eleven segments of this market by region, heavy equipment type and product type for each of these sectors, as well as identifies key suppliers, and applications.

For full description and table of contents select the Brochure tab.


Mobile Backhaul Network Technologies and Connectivity Market

Published: October 2013

This 6 chapter research report covering mobile backhaul network discusses the technologies used in mobile backhaul network, equipment involved, and connectivity products needed to support these solutions.


World Renewable Energy Connector Market

Published: September 2012

This twelve chapter, 211 page research report, provides both qualitative and quantitative analysis of the World Renewable Energy Market for connectors.

This report explores the solar and wind energy market segments within the Renewable Energy market, focusing on applications that represent growth opportunities for connector manufacturers actively selling into these markets. Both contain an impressive amount of interconnect content, ongoing product development, new standards and technologies, with strong global attention and economic support.

Each chapter specific to the noted renewable energy segments identifies connector content and opportunities, as well as market conditions, market drivers, key players, technology and applications. A series of tables and charts for each market segment includes 2010 and 2011 connector sales by product type and region, with percent change. In addition, a five-year forecast (2011 to 2016) is provided by region, connector category and CAGR.


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.


The World Rail Market for Connectors

Published: November 2011

This Bishop and Associates fourteen chapter research report provides a comprehensive analysis of the worldwide connector market for rail.

This report furnishes detailed statistics on 4 key segments of the rail industry:

  • Rolling stock
  • Rail control
  • Aftermarket
  • Infrastructure

In addition, detailed information covering rail road and key technology trends, as well as application information is provided.


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.

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).


Roadmap

Connector Industry Roadmap

Published: December 2014

Connector Industry Roadmap

One of the most difficult jobs for manufacturing personnel is to forecast future demand, trends, and changes or enhancements in technology. Bishop & Associates’ Connector Industry Roadmap will take the guesswork out of this process. This six-chapter, in-depth analysis and historical perspective of the connector and electronic components industry provides:

  • A multidimensional look into industry trends, technology strategies, and industrial competitiveness in the electronic component and connector industry
  • Analysis of the major elements of the electronics industry that parallel, intersect, and influence the design, development, and use of connectors
  • Details of more than 18 major product roadmaps, with technical parameters, forecasts, encroachment, and possible roadblocks over the next decade.

Why leave these important decisions to chance? Let Bishop & Associates, the connector industry experts, assist you!


Special

Top 100 Connector Manufacturers

Published: August 2023

In 2022, the Top 100 Connector Manufacturers Accounted for Almost 86% of the Total Electronic Connector Market.

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  • 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 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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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.


Connector Industry Roadmap

Published: December 2014

Connector Industry Roadmap

One of the most difficult jobs for manufacturing personnel is to forecast future demand, trends, and changes or enhancements in technology. Bishop & Associates’ Connector Industry Roadmap will take the guesswork out of this process. This six-chapter, in-depth analysis and historical perspective of the connector and electronic components industry provides:

  • A multidimensional look into industry trends, technology strategies, and industrial competitiveness in the electronic component and connector industry
  • Analysis of the major elements of the electronics industry that parallel, intersect, and influence the design, development, and use of connectors
  • Details of more than 18 major product roadmaps, with technical parameters, forecasts, encroachment, and possible roadblocks over the next decade.

Why leave these important decisions to chance? Let Bishop & Associates, the connector industry experts, assist you!


World Renewable Energy Connector Market

Published: September 2012

This twelve chapter, 211 page research report, provides both qualitative and quantitative analysis of the World Renewable Energy Market for connectors.

This report explores the solar and wind energy market segments within the Renewable Energy market, focusing on applications that represent growth opportunities for connector manufacturers actively selling into these markets. Both contain an impressive amount of interconnect content, ongoing product development, new standards and technologies, with strong global attention and economic support.

Each chapter specific to the noted renewable energy segments identifies connector content and opportunities, as well as market conditions, market drivers, key players, technology and applications. A series of tables and charts for each market segment includes 2010 and 2011 connector sales by product type and region, with percent change. In addition, a five-year forecast (2011 to 2016) is provided by region, connector category and CAGR.


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).


Yearbook

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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UPGRADE - Add a single user annual subscription to The Bishop Report (Single User +$250) Total $1,750 Single User License.

UPGRADE - Add a corporate license annual subscription to The Bishop Report (Corporate License-unlimited subscribers from the same company +$1,450) Total $2,950 Corporate License