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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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Top 10 Connector Suppliers in the Consumer Market

Out of the top 100 companies, Molex is the top supplier of connectors to the consumer market.   The worldwide demand for connectors in the consumer market was $2.9 billion in 2014. China and Asia Pacific consumed 68% of those connectors by dollar volume. China’s connector consumption was just slightly higher than Asia Pacific’s consumption Read More >>

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Facts & Figures: Currency Impact on Regional Industry Growth

As emerging economies slowed almost as dramatically as they had grown, and with the European Union’s attempt to spur economic growth by expanding the money supply, sales abroad are worth a lot less when translated back to US dollars. †   Right now, probably more than any other period in history, currency rates have a major Read More >>

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Facts & Figures: Top 10 European Connector Manufacturers

Europe plays a significant role in the connector industry, as it is the second largest region for connector sales. Here, Bishop & Associates reveals the top 10 European connector manufacturers based on its research.     The European connector market generated $11.8 billion in sales in 2014, which is 21.3% of world connector demand. Europe is Read More >>

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Facts & Figures: Top 10 Suppliers by Market Share

Bishop & Associates reports the top 10 connector suppliers in share of market in part two of our “Top 10” Facts & Figures series.     The top 10 connector companies are shown below, with each company’s share of 2014 world sales. Top 10 Changes The following table identifies the top 10 companies in 1980, 1990, 2000, 2010, Read More >>

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Facts & Figures: Top 10 Connector Manufacturers

Bishop & Associates reports its latest industry findings on the top 10 connector manufacturers in part one of a series.   Bishop & Associates has tracked the connector industry for 34 years, since 1980. In 1980, annual connector sales were $8.9 billion, growing to $55.4 billion in 2014. This is a 34-year compound annual growth rate Read More >>

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Facts & Figures: Fiber Optic Connectors

Automotive is the fastest growing market sector for fiber optic connectors.     The market for fiber optic connectors, after years of promising predictions, is finally (really) taking off. From plastic optical fiber (POF) used in automobile communications systems to embedded optics in high-performance computing (HPC), fiber-optic connector use is growing. The largest revenue opportunities Read More >>

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Facts & Figures: European Customers Choose Best Suppliers

In the second of two articles, we reveal the top connector companies for delivery, price, and service, according to Bishop & Associates’ annual European Customer Survey.   Bishop & Associates just completed its annual survey of the European connector industry, in which it asked customers about their level of satisfaction with the service and capabilities of Read More >>

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Facts & Figures: Not All Quarters Are Equal

For the connector industry, the fourth quarter historically results in higher sales than the first, second, and third, but in this issue’s Facts & Figures, all quarters are not equal.   For years we’ve reported that for the connector industry, the fourth quarter historically results in higher sales than the first, second, and third quarters. That statement is Read More >>