Connector Industry Reports

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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.

Top 100 Connector Manufacturers

Published: August 2018

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

  • Who were the top 100 connector manufacturers in total sales?
  • Who were the top 10 connector manufacturers and what percentage of the market did they account for in 2017, the top 50 connector manufacturers?
  • Which connector manufacturers had the greatest sales in the automotive sector, the industrial sector or the computer and peripherals sector?
  • Who was the leader in fiber optic connector sales, RF connector sales or circular connector sales?
  • By location of headquarters or base of origin, in which region do the largest connector manufacturers reside?
  • Which connector manufacturers showed the greatest year-over-year growth, the greatest year-over-year decline?

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

Connector Industry Yearbook

Published: July 2018

Each year, Bishop & Associates prepares the Connector Industry Yearbook based on annual reports provided by publicly traded connector companies.

Income statements and balance sheets are consolidated for the past 10 years, 5 years, and most current year, providing benchmarks on the industry and the overall performance of the public connector companies. Featured in each issue are: consolidated history of the public companies, fifteen-year history of performance by company (including industry averages), and a chronological description of important 2017 industry events.

Top 100 Cable Assembly Companies

Published: December 2017

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In 2016, Industry Sales

of Cable Assemblies

Totaled Nearly $140 Billion!

  • 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 out there in the worldwide cable assembly industry? How might they impact you or help you?

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 2016 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 are one to seventeen pages in length.

Know your market! Let Bishop & Associates, the connector and cable assembly industry experts, assist you!

2017 North American Cable Assembly Manufacturers

Published: February 2017

The 2017 North American Cable Assembly Manufacturers report is a 1,200 page report, in PDF format, containing profiles on 1,105 companies in the United States, Canada, and Mexico that manufacture cable assemblies for resale.

The profiles include company name, address, phone number, business manager, website, estimated 2015 worldwide revenues, facility size, manufacturing locations by region of the world, markets served, product types manufactured, agency approvals/certifications, minority business designations, and a brief description of the business.

The report also contains a chapter on the worldwide cable assembly market, and a statistical/high level analysis of the profiles and summary of the information collected.

Purchase information:

Report PDF: $4,450

Report PDF + sortable Excel Spreadsheet: $5,745

(Please call 630-443-2702 to order the Excel file)