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  • Follow the Markets

    Connector Supplier’s market-focused coverage offers insights into a world of applications that are made possible by connectors. In 2017, our coverage of the connector industry showcased connector, sensor, and cable assembly products in action. We found connectors in virtually every industry, from healthcare to agriculture to transportation. As connectors empower the Internet of Things (IoT), Read More >>

  • We Crunch the Numbers

    Look for more in-depth industry analysis in 2018 as Bishop & Associates shares valuable data about global connector industry trends. Who are the top companies in the connector industry? Where are those companies located? How is connector demand changing? In 2018, we’ll reveal this and more in-depth industry analysis of the top companies and trends Read More >>

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Follow the Markets

markets-300Connector Supplier’s market-focused coverage offers insights into a world of applications that are made possible by connectors. In 2017, our coverage Read More...

Connectivity Solutions for Wind Energy E...

Wind TurbineThere’s no stopping the wind, so we may as well harvest it. By Amy Goetzman and Christine Stieglitz Wind farm installations continued Read More...

High-Tech Equipment and Processes Transf...

John Deere StarFireToday’s precision farming techniques rely on interconnect technologies. Although agriculture is the world’s oldest and most essential industry, it’s been completely Read More...

Connectors in the Nuclear Zone

nuclear-300Radiation-proof connectors allow robots to work in places where humans cannot safely tread. By Jean Thilmany The number of robots working at Read More...

Facts & Figures

We Crunch the Numbers

puzzle-300x300Look for more in-depth industry analysis in 2018 as Bishop & Associates shares valuable data about global connector industry trends. Who Read More...

The Highest-Ranking Connector Companies

Top 10These companies achieved a Top 10 ranking in at least one of four key categories. Every year, we identify the connector Read More...

The Top 10 in World Sales

Top 10We took names. We analyzed the numbers. Now we’ll share the results. Last month, we provided readers with in-depth, behind-the-scenes insight Read More...

Identifying the Top 10 – It’s Hard...

Top 10For decades, Bishop & Associates has evaluated the connector industry to pinpoint the top companies. That list changes, however, depending on what factors you Read More...

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Technology

International Requirements Prompt Produc...

Lead free RoHS compliantA multitude of requirements compel manufacturers to default to worldwide commonality. EU regulations, such as RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) and Read More...

Durable, Disaster-Proof Data Centers

disaster-planning-300-300How did data centers do during the recent spate of disasters? Just fine, thanks to good planning. The cloud is a Read More...

The Value of Industry Standard Complianc...

ComplianceBy Alexander Weber, Global Product Manager, Belden Inc. Fact: Mission-critical applications require industrial networking components that meet the highest levels of Read More...

Direct Connection Adaptivity

SKEDD-flexible-connect-300SKEDD direct connection technology makes device design more flexible Pia Horstmann, Product Marketing for PCB Connection Technology, Phoenix Contact GmbH & Read More...

Headliners

Industry News - December 2017

Industry New December 2017Summary coverage of upcoming events and recent news from across the connector industry. Industry News for December 2017 Event News DesignCon’s 2018 keynote Read More...

Show Report: SC17, the International Con...

titan-supercomputer-300At this year’s show, the supercomputing world reached towards higher speeds and capabilities. The term “supercomputers” brings to mind huge, room-sized Read More...

ODU Wins 2018 German Design Award

ODU-design-award-300The ODU-MAC® ZERO modular hybrid connector sets a new standard for form and function. ODU has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Read More...

New Product News: December 2017

NEW-PRODUCT-december-2017Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products. New Product News for December 2017 Connectors, Inserts, Pins, Probes, Sockets, and Read More...


Learning Tools

Seven Levels of Interconnection (LOI) in...

circle-check-300x300When we integrate electronics into building and architecture environments, the number of connection points is no longer limited to the Read More...

Selecting an Automotive Connector Suppli...

auto-fakra-300Five Things to Consider When Selecting a Connector Supplier for Automotive Applications Burt Fisher, Applications Engineer, Advanced Interconnections Corp. 1. The Company Read More...

One Waterproof Connector Does Not Fit Al...

Pisces-waterproof-connectors-300A host of variables define a waterproof connector. Here’s how one company helps its customers get exactly what they need. Roy Read More...

Five High-Frequency Connector Fundamenta...

power-button-300Five AC conditions affect high-frequency connector contact and performance. By Roland S. Timsit, PhD, PE, Timron Advanced Connector Technologies   Many Read More...

Buyers Guide

Push-Pull Connector Products

Push-pull-roundup-sept2017This week’s product roundup highlights some of the most rugged, reliable, and versatile push-pull connector products currently available on the Read More...

New Product News: December 2017

NEW-PRODUCT-december-2017Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products. New Product News for December 2017 Connectors, Inserts, Pins, Probes, Sockets, and Read More...

Spring-Contact Connector Products

Spring contact connector roundup.This week’s product roundup highlights some of the most robust, reliable, and versatile spring contact connectors currently available on the Read More...

New Product News Roundup: November 2017

November 2012 new product news.In the market for a new solution? We’ve rounded up, summarized, and linked the latest connectors, cables, assemblies, tools, accessories, Read More...