Raw Material Costs Increased 6% In 2Q22 – Up 4.6% YTD

Inflation has increased the cost of just about all products including energy, food, housing, clothing, vehicles, electronics, etc. Prices on the main materials used in connectors increased 6.0% Year-Over-Year (YOY) in 2Q22 and increased 30.1% sequentially. Four items make up 75% of the raw material cost to produce a connector: gold, copper, steel, and plastics. ……Read More »

New Report : Top 100 Connector Manufacturers

Bishop & Associates has just released a new ten-chapter research report providing a comprehensive analysis of the world’s Top 100 Electronic Connector Manufacturers. This new report furnishes detailed statistics that benchmark the leading connector manufacturers by 2020/2021 total sales, sales by end-use equipment market, sales by product category, and sales by region. All manufacturers are ……Read More »

Copper and Fiber Connectivity in the Data Center

The data center has grown from its original concept as a central location for computing and storage hardware to the data center of today that is at the epicenter of connection of nearly every aspect of our digitized lives. Data centers have evolved from single client on-premises facilities that were isolated from the world to ……Read More »

2022 Connector Industry Yearbook

Each year, Bishop & Associates prepares the Connector Industry Yearbook based on annual reports provided by publicly traded connector companies. Income statements and balance sheets are consolidated for the past 10 years, five years, and most current year, providing benchmarks on the industry and the overall performance of the public connector companies. In addition, the ……Read More »

Connector Industry Forecast 2022-2027

Although 2021 proved to be a year full of surprises, it appears that despite several strong headwinds, 2022 is proving to be even more surprising! How is the connector industry preforming in 2022? Are the lingering effects of the pandemic still affecting the industry? Which regions appeared to have weathered the pandemic better than others? ……Read More »

2022 North American Cable Assembly Manufacturers

The 2022 North American Cable Assembly Manufacturers report is a 1,088‐page report, in PDF format, containing profiles on 1,040 companies in the United States, Canada, and Mexico that manufacture cable assemblies for resale. The profiles include company name, address, phone number, business manager, website, estimated 2019 worldwide revenues, facility size, manufacturing locations by region of ……Read More »

World Automotive Connector Market

Which Automotive Systems are Going to Drive the Growth in the Automotive Sector? What Impact is the Shift to Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles having on the Automotive Market Today? Five-Years from Now? Will growth of automotive connectors outpace other end-use equipment sectors? Which automotive systems and sub-sectors of the automotive connector market will show ……Read More »

World Connector Market Handbook 2012-2027F

World Connector Market Handbook 2012-2027F The connector industry grew 24.3% in 2021. Did all market sectors and product types grow at the same rate or did some product types and market sectors show higher growth rates? How did 2021 compare to previous years? What regions are anticipated to go through an adjustment period after the ……Read More »

Connector Industry Forecast 2021-2026

Connector Industry Forecast 2021-2026 After what we thought would be one of the most challenging years ever, 2021 is showing to be even more surprising than 2020! How is the connector industry preforming in 2021? Is the pandemic still affecting the industry? Which regions appeared to have weathered the pandemic better than others? Which market ……Read More »