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What’s the Forecast? New Connector Industry Sales Report

Bishop & Associates’ latest market research report looks at the future of connector industry sales across regions, markets, and product types. After a year of strong single-digit growth in 2022, no one seemed surprised that connector industry sales would decline in 2023. With industry sales performance based strongly on location and market sector, the EuropeanRead More

State of the Industry: 2022-2023 Connector Sales

Bishop & Associates’ new report details global connector sales by region, market, and product category for 2022-2023, with insights into 2023 and beyond. In brief: Sales were down in 2022 — except where they were up. Bishop & Associates has been tracking the activities of the global connector industry for more than 40 years, includingRead More

Amphenol is On a Roll

With its ambitious acquisition strategy, the company has skyrocketed into the connector industry’s second largest position. CEO Adam Norwitt shares his insights on the big portfolio, product strategy, China, and what it’s like to manage a company that is actually many dozens of companies. Since January 2000, Amphenol has acquired over 70 companies, with 10Read More

In Conversation: The State of the Connector Industry

A conversation between Bishop & Associates’ Ron Bishop and Samtec’s Danny Boesing reviews 2023 sales performance and explores the possibilities 2024 holds for the connector industry. We are now in a new era for the connector industry. The great disruption of the pandemic has led to the rise of new technologies, a shift out ofRead More

Connector Industry Forecast for 2024

A year ago, pandemic-era supply chain disruptions and uneven demand continued to weigh on the connector industry. As we enter 2024, these factors have improved but new technology trends and other uncertainties are altering the landscape. Here’s what to expect in the months to come. As we enter the new year, the connector industry facesRead More

A Year of Connector Industry Intelligence

Bishop & Associates is the electronics industry’s best resource for insights into the interconnect industry, including deep dives into key suppliers, products, and markets. See 2023’s full roster of reports. Bishop & Associates has kept a close watch on interconnect industry for more than 30 years, providing connector manufacturers, OEMs, and investors with critical insightsRead 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

Is the Gold Rush Over for China Connector Sales?

Bishop & Associates has been tracking the connector industry since 1980 by product type, by end-use market sector, and by major geographic region. When we initially starting reporting on the industry, China’s connector sales were so insignificant we included China’s numbers as part of the Asia Pacific region. Bishop & Associates began reporting China connectorRead 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

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