Connector Industry Forecast

The Connector Industry Forecast reviews total world connector sales in 2015 and provides a comprehensive analysis and forecast by world region and market sector for 2016 through 2020. The report provides the detailed analysis and forecasting vital to manufacturers, suppliers, management, marketing managers and executives, market researchers and business analysts to identify new growth opportunities and make strategic business decisions.

  •  How has the connector industry performed in 2015?
  •  How have exchange rate fluctuations affected the connector industry in 2015?
  •  What market trends are providing growth opportunities and why?
  •  What regions of the world and markets are poised for the greatest potential growth?
  •  Over 200 tables and charts used to analyze growth opportunities by world regions and markets
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Top 100 Connector Manufacturers

Did you know that in 2014 the Top 100 Connector Manufacturers accounted for more than 90% of the total electronic connector market?

  • Who are the top 10 connector manufacturers in total sales?
  • What percentage of sales did the top 10 connector manufacturers account for, and how did the top 50 connector manufacturers fare?
  • Which connector manufacturers had the greatest sales in the automotive sector, the industrial sector, or the computer and peripherals sector?
  • Who was the leader in fiber optic connector sales? RF connector sales? Or circular connector sales?
  • By location of headquarters, in which region do the largest connector manufacturers reside?
  • Which connector manufacturers showed the greatest year-over-year growth?
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World Automotive Connector Market

What Applications Are “Driving” the Explosive Growth in the Automotive Connector Market?

  • Will these same applications continue to “fuel” this growth in the next five years?
  • Will growth of automotive connectors continue to outpace other end-use equipment sectors?
  • Which sub-sectors/applications of the automotive connector market will show the greatest growth over the next 5-years?
  • Which regions and countries are accelerating this growth?
  • By connector application and type, where will the focus be concentrated?
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Fiber Optic Connector Market 2015-2020

  • Will copper still be a viable option as data rates reach 400 Gb/s and beyond?
  • Which fiber optic connector types will exhibit strongest growth over the next 5-years?
  • What effect does attenuation have on signal strength? What other impairments potentially encourage a progression from copper to fiber?
  • Includes five-year sales forecast for FO connectors by market segment, fiber optic connector type and region of the world.
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Harsh Environment Connectors and Markets

  • This 306-page research report provides qualitative and quantitative analysis of 9 markets using connectors designed for harsh environments.
  • Provides harsh environment connector sales for 2013 through 2015F by end use equipment market segments, by product type and by region of the world.
  • Includes a five-year forecast for 2020
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World Cable Assembly Market

Where is the World Cable Assembly Market Headed over the Next Five Years?

  • Which regions of the world are projected to increase sales growth?
  • What technical and economic trends will affect the industry?
  • Which market sectors will grow at the fastest rate?
  • What cable assembly types are being used by market sector?
  • Who are the top 25 cable assembly companies worldwide?
  • In what cable assembly types or market sectors should I direct my company resources?
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2015 World Connector Market Handbook

2004 – 2014 & 2020 FORECAST

  • Comprehensive seven-chapter, 230-page report analyzing all aspects of the world electronic connector market
  • Provides detailed connector statistics by equipment sector and product category for North America, Europe, Japan, China, Asia Pacific, and the ROW region
  • Worldwide connector industry results by region, equipment sector and product category
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Research Reports

Research on the connector and cable assembly industry is provided by market sector, product type, regions, and countries.

The Bishop Report

Performance of and forecasts for the connector industry are provided in 12 monthly issues, 50 News Briefs per year, and the Connector Industry Yearbook.

The World's Connector Companies

Profiles of hundreds of connector companies are available on a subscribers-only website that can be searched by markets, products, sales volume, regions, and countries.

Mergers & Aquisitions

Bishop & Associates provides global M&A services on both buy- and sell-side engagements. To learn more, contact Ron Bishop, 630-443-2702, or email, for a confidential conversation on our capabilities.


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Connector+Cable Assembly Supplier

Connector+Cable Assembly Supplier provides professionals a dynamic picture of the news, trends, personalities, and innovations that impact our industry, in three weekly issues (most months) delivered right to your inbox.