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    Facts & Figures: Automotive Connector Market Sales

    In this issue, Bishop & Associates reports on the facts and figures of the connector industry’s largest market sector – automotive. Automotive is the largest market sector for connectors, with 2013 world sales of $10,943 million, or 22.3% of world connector demand. The following table identifies the size of the automotive market by geographic region and Read More >>

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    Automotive Market Maintains a Steady Pace

    The electronic content in light vehicles is increasing, just one reason why the automotive market maintains a steady pace. Bishop tracks 12 companies in the automotive market sector. This market has had slow, steady growth over the last four quarters, as measured by these 12 companies’ revenues. In 2013, these companies grew 0.3% year over Read More >>

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Facts & Figures: Automotive Connector Market Sales

In this issue, Bishop & Associates reports on the facts and figures of the connector industry’s largest market sector – automotive. Automotive is the largest market sector for connectors, with 2013 world sales of $10,943 million, or 22.3% of world connector demand. The following table identifies the size of the automotive market by geographic region and Read More >>

Automotive electronics

Automotive Market Maintains a Steady Pace

The electronic content in light vehicles is increasing, just one reason why the automotive market maintains a steady pace. Bishop tracks 12 companies in the automotive market sector. This market has had slow, steady growth over the last four quarters, as measured by these 12 companies’ revenues. In 2013, these companies grew 0.3% year over Read More >>

Facts & Figures: 2013 Top 10 European-Based Connector Companies

The 2013 top 10 European-based connector companies account for 23.4% of European connector demand. Find out which made the top 10, as compiled by Bishop & Associates. The European Connector Market  In 2013, Europe accounted for 21.8% or $10,643 million of total world connector demand. This was an increase of 7.3% over 2012, when Europe accounted for Read More >>

Facts & Figures: The 2013 Top 10 Gain Market Share

Bishop & Associates looked at the 2013 top 10 connector companies and the history of the companies that have held those spots, only to discover a pattern in which the top 10 gain market share. Collectively, the top 10 largest connector manufacturers increased their sales by +4.6% in 2013 versus world industry growth of +2.7%. Total sales Read More >>

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Instrumentation Market Regains Ground with Strong Semiconductor Sales

Dave Pheteplace examines the performance of six companies to determine how the instrumentation market regains ground with strong semiconductor sales. Bishop & Associates tracks six companies in the instrumentation market sector. This market has shown strong improvement over the last three quarters, as measured by these six companies’ revenues. In 2013, these companies grew 1.1% Read More >>

Facts & Figures: 2014 Top 10 Connector Manufacturers for Delivery

The results of the 2014 Bishop & Associates Customer Survey are in, and in this issue we reveal the 2014 top 10 connector manufacturers for delivery. Bishop & Associates’s Customer Survey asks connector users to evaluate 46 connector manufacturers. A total of 455 of your peers answered 20 questions relating to important issues such as quality, Read More >>

Connector Price and Lead Time Report for August 2014

Bishop & Associates conducts a monthly survey on current connector prices and lead times to establish a base line to help forecast price and lead time trends. This is the connector price and lead time report for August 2014. Every month, Bishop & Associates conducts a survey asking personnel to advise what they are experiencing with current connector Read More >>

Industrial Market Sees Uptick in Growth

A number of trends are converging so that the industrial market sees an uptick in growth. Bishop tracks 13 companies in the industrial market sector. This market had mixed results, as measured by these 13 companies’ revenues, in the last six quarters. In 2013, these companies contracted 0.6% year over year. In 1Q14, the combined Read More >>

Facts & Figures: 2014 Top 10 Connector Manufacturers Overall

Bishop & Associates’ 2014 Customer Survey has been tallied and the 2014 top 10 suppliers for quality, pricing, delivery, and more have been chosen. Read on to see the top 10 suppliers overall as chosen by their customers.  Bishop & Associates just completed the 2014 Customer Survey of the Connector Industry, in which connector users Read More >>

Facts & Figures: Best Connector Suppliers for Quality Products

Bishop & Associates completed its annual customer survey rating 46 connector manufacturers. In this issue, customers select the best connector suppliers for quality products. Bishop & Associates just completed a customer survey of connector users to evaluate 46 connector manufacturers. A total of 455 of your peers answered 20 questions relating to important issues such as Read More >>

Transportation Market Sees Boom in Commercial Aircraft

Soaring air travel and aging fleets will continue to drive demand for narrow body and regional jets, continuing the boom in commercial aircraft. Bishop tracks 13 companies in the transportation market sector. This market has been growing, as measured by these 13 company’s revenues, in the last three quarters. In 1Q14, the combined revenues of Read More >>