Connector and Cable Assembly Supplier

Automotive Market Accelerates

Automotive Market Accelerates

November 2013 – The automotive market was the fastest growing market sector in 2012 at 11.9% year-over-year, with profitability of $71.3 billion, or 5.3% of sales.

Instrumentation Suffers Soft Semi Sales

Instrumentation Suffers Soft Semi Sales

October 2013 – The combined annual revenue of all the market sectors tracked was $4.3 trillion in 2012, an increase of 4.9% over 2011. Of the 13 market sectors, instrumentation was the third-fastest growing market sector in 2012, at 5.4% year-over-year with combined revenues of $29 billion. Profitability was $3.5 billion at 12.1% of sales.

Heavy Industry Drives the Industrial Market

September 2013 – Year-over-year heavy duty transportation market sales growth slowed substantially starting in 4Q11 and has been negative in 1Q13 and 2Q13, while sequentially, 2Q13 sales increased 3.8% vs 1Q13.

Smartphones Get Smarter: Can Networks Keep Up?

The cellular infrastructure business struggling to meet demand. Bishop tracks 13 market sectors for electronic interconnects sales trends. The combined annual revenue of all the market sectors was $4.3 trillion in 2012 and grew 4.9% over 2011. Of the 13 market sectors, telecom/datacom was the sixth-fastest growing market sector in 2012 at 2.4% year-over-year and Read More >>

The Military/Aerospace Market for Cable Assemblies

The Military/Aerospace Market for Cable Assemblies

The Military/Aerospace Market for Cable Assemblies Bishop tracks 13 market sectors for electronic interconnects. The combined annual revenue of all the market sectors was $4.3 trillion in 2012 and grew 4.9% over 2011. Of the 13 market sectors, military/aerospace was the seventh fastest growing market sector in 2012 at 0.4% year-over-year and combined revenues of Read More >>

Big OEM Sales, No Profits: Consumer Market for Cable Assemblies

Big OEM Sales, No Profits: Consumer Market for Cable Assemblies

January 15, 2013 – The consumer cable assembly market grew 2.1% in 2011 to $6 billion, after increasing 30% in 2010. Although sales were down slightly for the market in 2012, profits are down dramatically for the OEMs. It begs the question, where is the edge of the cliff for this industry?