Facts & Figures

Top 10 Supplier of Connectors for the Military/Aerospace Market

The military/aerospace market encompasses a wide variety of applications requiring numerous high-speed, rugged, and high-reliability interconnects. Who are the top connector companies that serve this market? The military/aerospace market is among the largest users of interconnect products. In 2021, military spending reached a record $2.1 trillion, a figure that includes a wide range of spendingRead More

Connector Industry Forecast Report

What’s on the horizon for the connector industry? Bishop & Associates offers a new five-year forecast, while recognizing that the world is in a period of deep unknowns. Between the pandemic and its continuing aftershocks on supply chains and labor, the war in Ukraine and its impact on energy and military spending, the continued build-outRead More

2022 Top 10 Connector Manufacturers

The top 10 connector manufacturers collectively achieved $43.185 billion in recorded shipments sales in 2021, an increase of +19.3% from 2020 shipments of $36.211 billion. Every year, Bishop & Associates takes a comprehensive look at the connector industry in all its complexity, evaluating the activities of more than 750 connector suppliers over both the pastRead 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

New Market Research Report Explores the World Automotive Connector Market

The automotive industry is the second-largest market for connectors, with increasing production of both conventional and electric vehicles. Bishop & Associates’ new research report explores the products, technologies, supply chain challenges, and other factors impacting the automotive market.   The World Automotive Connector Market The automotive market is the center of intense innovation as safety,Read 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

2021 Top 10 Connector Manufacturers: Product Quality and Problem Handling

The results of the 2021 Bishop & Associates North American Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry are in. In this article, we reveal the Top 10 connector manufacturers for product quality and problem handling. 2021 Top 10 Connector Manufacturers – Product Quality and Problem Handling Bishop & Associates has completed its 2021 NorthRead More

2021 Top 10 Connector Manufacturers: On-Time Delivery and Meeting Promised Ship Dates

The results of the 2021 Bishop & Associates North American Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry are in. In this article, we reveal the Top 10 connector manufacturers for on-time shipment delivery and meeting promised ship dates. Bishop & Associates has completed its 2021 North American customer survey, which evaluated 37 connector manufacturers.Read More

Connector Industry Sales Performance: The 20th Versus 21st Century

Electronic interconnects have impacted human progress across two centuries. Bishop & Associates looks at this critical industry from a sales perspective to track its growth and its major players. In the last 20 years of the 20th century (1980 through 2000), the connector industry achieved a compound annual growth (CAGR) rate of 7.1%. There wereRead More

2021 Top 10 Connector Manufacturers: Best Overall Performance

The results of the 2021 Bishop & Associates North American Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry are in. Here we reveal the Top 10 connector suppliers for overall best performance. Top 10 Connector Suppliers Overall Bishop & Associates has completed its 2021 North American customer survey, which evaluated 37 connector manufacturers. A total ofRead More

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