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  • 2023 Connector Industry Acquisitions

    Suppliers reached deeper into connected systems and adjacent technologies to expand capabilities with strategic acquisitions in 2023. Our annual acquisitions roundup tracks growth and changes at connector companies. The interconnect industry continues to become more interconnected as suppliers expand services, capabilities, products, and supply chains with strategic acquisitions. Several significant changes occurred in 2023 asRead More

  • Top 10 Connector Suppliers by Geography: A Look at Regional Leaders

    Bishop & Associates evaluated more than 1,500 connector companies to determine the top-ranking suppliers. See the Top 10 suppliers in your region. Design engineers and purchasing personnel strive to identify the best connector companies for their design and purchasing requirements. However, identifying the best companies is not an easy task. Answers to the following questionsRead More

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2023 Connector Industry Acquisitions

Suppliers reached deeper into connected systems and adjacent technologies to expand capabilities with strategic acquisitions in 2023. Our annual acquisitions roundup tracks growth and changes at connector companies. The interconnect industry continues to become more interconnected as suppliers expand services, capabilities, products, and supply chains with strategic acquisitions. Several significant changes occurred in 2023 asRead More

Top 10 Connector Suppliers by Geography: A Look at Regional Leaders

Bishop & Associates evaluated more than 1,500 connector companies to determine the top-ranking suppliers. See the Top 10 suppliers in your region. Design engineers and purchasing personnel strive to identify the best connector companies for their design and purchasing requirements. However, identifying the best companies is not an easy task. Answers to the following questionsRead More

Top 10 Connector Suppliers by World Sales 

Identifying the Top 10 companies is harder than you think. The answer depends on the definition of Top 10. For example, Top 10 in world sales? Top 10 in each geographic region? Top 10 in each product category? Top 10 in markets served? There are 59 companies that achieve Top 10 ranking, when the fourRead More

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

The Top Five European Connector Suppliers for Product Quality and Price Competitiveness

Bishop & Associates’ 2023 European Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry evaluated 17 connector manufacturers. A total of 280 customers answered 17 questions relating to important issues such as quality, pricing, delivery, lead times, technical support, and more to determine the top five European connector suppliers. In this article Bishop examines the topRead More

2023 Top Five European Connector Suppliers

The results of the Bishop & Associates 2023 European Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry are in. We reveal the top five European connector suppliers for overall best performance. Bishop & Associates has completed its 2023 European Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry, an evaluation of 17 connector manufacturers. A total ofRead More

The Top 100 Connector Manufacturers in 2022

A new Bishop & Associates report identifies the top 100 connector manufacturers of 2022. A deeper examining breaks the list down by region, market sector, and product type. See what companies made the cut. The world’s top 100 connector manufacturers recorded 2022 shipments of $70.049 billion, up from 2021 shipments of $66,826 billion. This representedRead More

2024 Forecast: What’s Ahead for the Connector Industry?

The connector industry has proven its resilience against a range of challenges, with outstanding growth in the post-pandemic period. Can it keep up? After 2021’s stunning double-digit growth, no one expected the connector industry to perform as well as it did in 2022, but in a year marked by continuing pandemic aftershocks, environmental disasters, andRead More

2023 Update: How’s the Connector Industry Performing?

2023 Update: How’s the Connector Industry Performing? The electronics industry and related supply chains are still absorbing the shocks of the pandemic era. After months of record sales, sales have entered a down cycle, yet encouraging signs are present. What do the semiconductor sales say about future sales? More importantly, what does Bishop & AssociatesRead More

2023 New World Circular Connector Market Research Report

Circular connectors have represented a major portion of the connector industry for a long time, but new technologies, standards, and product opportunities keep this category fresh. The new World Circular Connector Market Research report by Bishop & Associates details the state of the circular connector. With more than a century of use, circular connectors wereRead More

2023 World Connector Market Handbook Out Now

A new market research report, 2023 World Connector Market Handbook, tracks the continued rise of global connector sales and projects future performance for this vital component category. The global connector industry has weathered the disruptions of the pandemic as well as natural disasters, war, global economic stresses, and other recent challenges remarkably well. Global connectorRead More

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