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    Top 10 Connector Manufacturers Market Share by Region – Part 2

    The 10 largest connector companies had combined 2015 sales of $30 billion, or 57.7% of world connector demand. The names of the top 10 changes when the top 10 is defined as, “Who are the largest companies in each region?” That is, who are the 10 largest companies in sales in North America, Europe, Japan, Read More >>

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    Top 10 Connector Manufacturers Market Share by Region – Part 1

    What suppliers topped the charts in market share by region?   The 10 largest connector companies had combined 2015 sales of $30 billion, or 57.7% of world connector demand. The table below identifies the top 10 and their 2015 sales by geographic region. 2015 Top 10 Sales by Region All of the top 10 connector Read More >>

Facts & Figures

Currency Impact on Regional Industry Growth

Currency fluctuation to the US dollar can have a significant impact on Bishop & Associates’ reporting of sales performance in US dollars.   The euro decline in value against the US dollar has essentially zeroed-out, while the Chinese yuan is now declining more in value to the dollar, and the yen is rising. The following table Read More >>

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2016 Top 10 Connector Suppliers for Website Usability

The results are in for the 2016 Bishop & Associates US Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry, and in this issue we reveal the top 10 connector suppliers for website usability.   Bishop & Associates just completed its biennial US customer survey, which evaluated 52 connector manufacturers. A total of 390 of your peers Read More >>

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2016 Top 10 Connector Suppliers for Price Competitiveness

The results are in for the 2016 Bishop & Associates US Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry, and in this issue we reveal the top 10 suppliers for price competitiveness.   Bishop & Associates just completed its biennial US customer survey, which evaluated 52 connector manufacturers. A total of 390 of your peers answered Read More >>

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2016 Top 10 Connector Suppliers for Shipment Delivery

The results are in for the 2016 Bishop & Associates US Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry, and in this issue we reveal the top 10 connector suppliers for shipment delivery.   Bishop & Associates just completed its biennial US customer survey, which evaluated 52 connector manufacturers. A total of 390 of your peers Read More >>

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2016 Top 10 Connector Suppliers for Quality Products

The results are in for the 2016 Bishop & Associates US Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry, and in this issue we reveal the top 10 connector suppliers for product quality.   2016 Top 10 Connector Suppliers for Quality Products Bishop & Associates has completed its biennial US customer survey, which evaluated 52 connector manufacturers. Read More >>

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2016 Top 10 Connector Suppliers Named

The results of the 2016 Bishop & Associates US Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry are in, and here we reveal the top 10 connector suppliers for overall best performance.   2016 Top 10 Connector Suppliers Named Bishop & Associates just completed its biennial US customer survey, which evaluated 52 connector manufacturers. A Read More >>

Facts and Figures

Market Update: Commercial Aviation is Thriving

Boeing and Airbus both added automation to their production lines to keep up with demand.   The worldwide demand for commercial airliners is booming. In 2015, Boeing and Airbus built a total of 1,397 aircraft. According to The Wall Street Journal, both companies are automating their production lines, from robots to exoskeletons for the workers, Read More >>

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Facts & Figures: Top 10 Telecom Suppliers

In 2015, Apple was the largest telecom manufacturer worldwide, while Amphenol was the leading supplier of connectors to the telecom industry.   In 2015, the top 10 telecom companies had total revenues of more than $483 billion. Apple’s iPhone sales, at $155.5 billion, were nearly one third of the sales of all top 10 companies. Apple designs, manufactures, and Read More >>

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Top 10: Mil/Aero Market by the Numbers

Which country leads the world in mil/aero expenditures? Which connector manufacturer is the military market’s leading supplier? Which OEM leads the market in sales? Bishop & Associates crunched the numbers to find out.   In 2015, the top 10 countries for military expenditures represented 74% of the total worldwide outlay according to SIPRI (Stockholm International Read More >>

2016 Distributor Customer Survey Results

The annual Bishop & Associates’ survey of distributors’ customers is complete, and here’s a peek at the results.   Overall Score on All Questions Click here to read our full report on the 2016 Distributor Customer Survey results.