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2023 Top Five European Connector Companies for On-Time Delivery and Technical Support and Expertise

The results are in for the 2023 Bishop & Associates European Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry. We reveal the top five European connector companies for on-time delivery, technical support, and expertise. Bishop & Associates has completed its 2023 European Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry, which evaluated 17 connector manufacturers. A totalRead More

Show Report: 2023 Del Mar Manufacturing Show

As digital technologies transform the manufacturing industry, the Del Mar show has become the U.S. equivalent of Hannover Fair. The future of manufacturing is fully connected, as evidenced by the exhibits at the 2023 Del Mar Manufacturing Show. Manufacturers, suppliers, and industry experts came together April 25-27 to share the latest manufacturing industry trends, products,Read More

2022 World Cable Assembly Market on Track for Continued Growth

A new market research report by Bishop & Associates examines this essential electronics market to understand its successes and challenges, plus a forecast for the cable assembly industry’s future. The global cable assembly industry continues to expand at a rapid rate. For 2021, Bishop & Associates recorded incredible growth in every major region. In 2022Read More

The Top 100 Connector Manufacturers in 2021

A new Bishop & Associates report examines the connector industry by region, market sector, and product type to identify the top 100 connector manufacturers of 2021. In 2021, the top 100 connector manufacturers by total sales accounted for almost 86% of the total electronic connector market. The world’s top 100 connector manufacturers recorded 2021 shipmentsRead More

EDS Showcases Versatility, Creativity Under Pressure

The annual distributors’ gathering was back on after a virtual year. Companies reported a great year despite pandemic and supply chain disruptions. After two years of digital presentations in 2020 and 2021, the Electronics Distributors Show (EDS) resumed its annual Las Vegas rituals this year. Meeting in person from May 9-13, 2022, more than 400Read More

Global Connector Sales See Strong Growth Across Regions and Markets

Technological solutions to humanity’s pressing challenges continue to drive connector sales growth. A new market research report on the global connector sales puts a number on humanity’s increasing reliance on connected technologies. Although the decade is still young, the 2020s have already been defined by significant challenges, including increasing natural disasters, wars, geopolitical tensions, andRead More

2021 Connector Industry Acquisitions

An emphasis on mil/aero, RF and microwave, and materials and processing capabilities drove significant moves in 2021, as connector companies brought new expertise into their organizations through strategic acquisitions.  In 2021, the connector industry continued to experience shifts in ownership and expertise as companies moved to bring new capabilities in-house with acquisitions. Although the daysRead More

Material Costs in 1Q21 Up Significantly, Forecast for Continued Increases

As economies recover from the pandemic, demand has pushed costs up for gold, copper, brass, steel, thermoplastics, and other materials used in the manufacturing of connectors. Bishop & Associates tracks raw material costs for gold, copper, brass, steel, thermoplastics, and other materials used in the manufacturing of connectors. These materials represent 75% of the materialRead More

COVID-19: A Black Swan Event for the Connector Industry

The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting supply chains, cooling demand, and affecting businesses in virtually all market segments. How will this impact the connector industry? History may have some clues. A black swan event is defined as an extremely rare, unpredictable, and unexpected occurrence that has significant negative impact on an economy. The COVID-19 pandemic isRead More

2019 Top 10 European Connector Companies for On-Time Delivery and Technical Support and Expertise

The results are in for the 2019 Bishop & Associates European Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry. We reveal the top 10 European connector companies for on-time delivery and technical support and expertise. Bishop & Associates has completed its biennial European Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry, which evaluated 30 connector manufacturers. ARead More

2019 Top 10 European Connector Suppliers for Quality and Price

The results are in for the 2019 Bishop & Associates European Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry. We reveal the top 10 European connector suppliers for product quality and price competitiveness. Bishop & Associates has completed its biennial European Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry, which evaluated 30 connector manufacturers. A total ofRead More

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