Facts & Figures

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

Connector Supplier Presents Top 10 Survey Results Series: 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

Lead Times Grow: Connector Backlog Hits 12 Weeks

In the two years since the pandemic began, the connector industry has been hit by production and supply chain challenges, as well as expanded orders for interconnects as demand rose for electronic products in every market. The result: connector backlogs. Supply chain challenges have been a symptom of the pandemic since China extended its ChineseRead More

I/O Rectangular Connectors Make the Connection Across Markets

From personal computers to automotive applications to military equipment, the diverse and essential family of I/O rectangular connectors have served electronic products for decades. A new report details the state of the I/O rectangular market. The world I/O rectangular connector market is complex and diverse. Across every market, few end products operate without the helpRead More

Circular Connector Market Continues to Expand

Led by strong growth in the military/aerospace and commercial/industrial markets, circular connectors see continued strength even amid the disruptions of the pandemic. While some industries suffered huge declines last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the connector industry briefly slowed and then recovered with unexpected strength, declining only -2.2%, resulting in 2020 worldwide sales ofRead More

The State of the Connector Industry

The EDS Leadership Summit in Las Vegas was cancelled due to COVID-19. But TTI Inc. gave its traditional presentation online, reviewing the state of the industry and previewing the headwinds and opportunities that are heading our way. The 2020 DesignCon event was the last time the industry was able to gather in a normal fashionRead More

Top 10 Connector Manufacturers

The 2020 top 10 connector manufacturers collectively achieved $38.1 billion in annual sales in 2020, which accounted for 60.8% of global connector demand and is up from 2019’s market share of 60.2%. Every year, Bishop & Associates takes a comprehensive look at the connector industry in all its complexity, evaluating the activities of more thanRead More

Connector Industry Sales Outlook – June 2021 Update

Bishop & Associates tracks continuing high demand for connectivity products as the rebound continues across all major markets. Connector industry sales demand remains strong into the mid-point of the year, with bookings up +47.0% and billings up +30.7% through May 2021. These incredibly good numbers are a function of: The rebounding world economy as countriesRead More

Connector Sales Soar as Post-Pandemic Production Rebounds

Bishop & Associates predicts continuing high demand for connectivity products as OEMs ramp up to meet connector demand in every market. Despite the incredible challenges of 2020, demand for connectors remained strong across markets. In fact, after the shutdown period of the spring, most companies managed to regain positive footing as OEMs returned to normalRead More

Continued Growth Expected in the World Connector Market

As the electronics industry continues to adjust to changes brought by the global pandemic, it’s clear that technological innovation will play a key role in the future of every market. A new report examines the impacts of 2020 and anticipates growth ahead. In the past 40 years, the world connector market has experienced only nineRead More

2020 Mergers and Acquisitions Reflect the Changing Times

An expanding definition of connectivity drove connector companies to incorporate new areas of expertise via mergers and acquisitions in 2020. In 2020, mergers and acquisitions activities slowed down after the brisk pace of the previous decade, but strategic moves continued, particularly as electronics companies continued to position themselves to support customers in an expanding connectivityRead More

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