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Top 10 Connector Manufacturers Market Share by Region – Part 1

By Ron Bishop | November 11, 2016

What suppliers topped the charts in market share by region?



The 10 largest connector companies had combined 2015 sales of $30 billion, or 57.7% of world connector demand. The table below identifies the top 10 and their 2015 sales by geographic region.

2015 Top 10 Sales by Region


All of the top 10 connector companies’ annual sales exceeded a billion dollars. TE Connectivity exceeded a billion in sales in three regions (North America, Europe, and China). Amphenol exceeded a billion in two regions (North America and China). Molex exceeded a billion in North America and China. Delphi exceeded a billion in sales in North America. Luxshare, primarily a China-focused company, exceeded a billion in sales in China.

The following table provides top 10 market share by company and region.

Top 10 Market Share by Region


The top 10 connector manufacturers represent 57.7% of world demand, with even a larger share in North America and China (64.2% and 63.9%, respectively).

Only TE Connectivity and Amphenol have a double-digit market share in total world demand, 15.8% and 10.1%, respectively.

Molex, the third-largest connector company, has captured 8.0% of world connector demand.

The following table shows the top 10 rank by region.

Top 10 Rank by Region


Only four companies achieved top 10 status in all geographic regions: TE, Amphenol, Molex, and Yazaki.

  • TE Connectivity is ranked number one in all regions except ROW, where TE is ranked number three.
  • Amphenol Corporation has a top 10 rank in all regions, as has Molex and Yazaki.

The names of the top 10 changes when the top 10 is defined as, “Who are the largest companies in each region?” That is, who are the 10 largest companies in sales in North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World (ROW)?

Discover more about who the 10 largest companies in sales are in North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World (ROW) in the November 14 ConnectorSupplier.com Feature News e-newsletter.

Additional information on rank and sales of the world’s top 100 connector manufacturers can be found in Bishop & Associates’ research report, “The Top 100 Connector Manufacturers.” Click here for more information.

No part of this article may be used without the permission of Bishop & Associates Inc.


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