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Now Hiring: Employment Opportunities Abound in the Electronics Industry

The tech industry has more employment opportunities than applicants with critical job skills, and it’s not a new problem. Here’s what the connector industry is doing to make it easier to find skilled workers in the future. For technology companies around the world, employment opportunities far outpace  workers who possess critical job skills, and it’s Read More >>

Top 10

Top 10 Landscape Changes in the Connector Industry

We track the top companies over the decades. This year’s ranking uncovers some new players — and some that we’ve known for along time. Since 1980, there has been a dramatic change in the companies that comprise the top 10. Some companies have moved up in rank, others have moved out of the top 10, 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.

Electrical Basics for Microwave Applications

Here is a sneak peek of Bishop & Associates’ upcoming research report on microwave, RF, and millimeter wave connectors.   Characteristic Impedance The basic definition of “characteristic” impedance is the value of impedance that causes no change in input when used to terminate a long cable, with “long” being one-tenth or longer than the electrical Read More >>

Featured news

Week in Review for February 5, 2016

Bishop & Associates Electronics Industry Confidence Index for January, along with the latest news from the connector and cable industry, are featured in this issue’s Week in Review.   How Confident is the Electronics Industry? Every month Bishop & Associates asks for readers’ insights into the electronics industry to compile the industry confidence index. The January Electronics Industry Read More >>

2015 Connector Business in Review

The connector industry and the overall electronics market is continuously impacted by business, geographic, political, and other factors. We sat down with Bishop & Associates’ Ron Bishop to discuss the results of 2015 and what that may indicate for the year ahead. † Q: Based on Bishop & Associates’ research, what kind of a year Read More >>

News Briefs

News Briefs for August 4, 2015

For the latest appointments, certifications, and facility openings, read the news briefs for August 4, 2015.   TE Connectivity has been named a lead partner to Andretti Technologies, the technology incubation and advanced engineering business of Andretti Autosport. The groundbreaking technology partnership will leverage TE’s expertise in sensors and connectors, including its DEUTSCH Autosport range Read More >>

Facts and Figures

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 and Figures

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 >>