Industry News

Nicomatic Proves That Two Heads are Better Than One

Brothers Olivier and Julien Nicollin share CEO responsibilities with great success. Their team approach is just one of the ways they stay ahead of the curve. When Paul Nicollin retired from Nicomatic, he left the business he founded in the capable hands of not one but two sons. Olivier (left) and Julien Nicollin (right) shareRead More

Feb 2024 New Connectivity Products

New-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire, cable, and cable assemblies, sensors, antennas, materials, accessories, tools, and development kits. Feb 2024 New Connectivity Products  Feb 2024 New Connectivity Products > Interconnects, etc. KYOCERA AVX released the 9159-7X0 Series double-ended linear card-edge connectors with spring contacts. This addition is the first in the portfolio to feature the company’s robust beryllium copper spring contact system to deliver highRead 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

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

Back to the Future: electronica 2022 in Review

Europe’s preeminent electronic components trade show made a great return after a long pandemic hiatus with exhibits aimed at e-mobility, energy, and future high-speed applications. After four long years, electronica 2022 reconvened to show off a host of new components aimed at an interconnected and sustainable future. Energy solutions, e-mobility, and automation took the focusRead More

Right to Repair Electronics Legislation Update

You own it. Can you fix it? Not yet. But depending on where you live, electronics repair businesses and hobbyists stand to gain new rights. In many parts of the world, it’s illegal or intentionally difficult to fix your own electronics. That is about to change in some key markets, where independent repair businesses 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: Order lead times and price competitiveness

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 suppliers for order lead times and price competitiveness. Order Lead Times and Price Competitiveness Bishop & Associates has completed its 2021 North American customer survey, which evaluatedRead More

How Did the Connector Industry Perform in 2021?

Ron Bishop of Bishop & Associates shares connector sales numbers and insights into the factors that led to an extraordinary year. Bishop & Associates has closely monitored the connector industry since 1985. Led by founder Ron Bishop, the market research firm has tracked and reported on the expansion of interconnect products, the emergence of transformativeRead More

November 2021 Connector Industry News II

Connectors are on the move on the Mars Perseverance Rover and a Guinness World Records recognized electric car. Plus Raspberry Pi-enabled audio, awards, acquisitions, personnel moves, and more.  November 2021 Connector Industry News II November 2021 Connector Industry News II > Award News Smiths Interconnect’s cPCI, launched on NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover’, has been awardedRead More

November 2021 Connector Industry News

Coverage of upcoming industry events, awards, partnerships, promotions, new facilities, distribution channels, and more from across the connector industry. November 2021 Connector Industry News November 2021 Connector Industry News > Award News The North Bay Business Journal (NBBJ) has announced this year’s winners of its annual Best Places to Work award and SCHURTER is once again listed among the ranks of notable North Bay companies. This is the 14th year that the Sonoma County-based SCHURTER Inc. has made the list, with its first Best Places to Work award in 2007. The companyRead More

October 2021 Connector Industry News

Industry events, awards, partnerships, personnel, acquisitions, facility, distribution, standards, association, and certification news from across the connector industry. October 2021 Connector Industry News October 2021 Connector Industry News > Event News The element14 Spy Nerd Design Challenge gives community members the opportunity to develop security or spy-themed projects for the chance to win a Spy KitRead More

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