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Industry News: August 2017

Industry News – August 8, 2017 Event News DSEI, the Defence and Security Equipment International conference and exhibition, will take place September 12–17 in London. This year’s event will feature a new Innovation Hub that aims to identify and exploit technologies and solutions across a range of applications. If you’re exhibiting, please reach out to Read More >>

Top 10

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 >>

Facts and Figures

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 >>

2015 technologies to watch

Connector Technologies To Watch in 2015

By Bob Hult and John MacWilliams, Bishop & Associates   Advances in photonics, signal integrity, chip integration, and high-performance materials are enabling entirely new classes of electronic equipment. Bob Hult and John MacWilliams kick off the new year with a look at connector technologies to watch in 2015. The pace of change in the electronics Read More >>

2014 Connector Technology Review

The connector industry grew in 2014, and that was a result of both evolving product lines and cutting-edge technology. Here, Bob Hult looks back at the year’s trends and products in the annual 2014 Connector Technology Review. Shrinking the size of electronic devices has always been a given in the world of electronic equipment. The Read More >>

Euro Zone

Should Manufacturers Be Optimistic About Europe?

Economic growth is slowing down in Germany and the economy in France is contracting, highlighting the euro area’s struggle to sustain its recovery. Still, should manufacturers be optimistic about Europe? With the “political earthquake” caused by the European elections in May and the difficult task of choosing the new leader of the European Commission in mind, it is easy Read More >>

Facts and Figures

Facts & Figures: Calculating Total Available Market

How big is the connector industry? Ron Bishop explains the facts and figures of calculating total available market, but you must first put a fence around the connector industry. How big is the connector industry? There are many answers to that question depending on the criteria you are measuring: Region of the world Country Market Read More >>

Is it Death by Air for the PC?

Is it Death by Air for the PC?

April 16, 2013 – What does the landslide of new tablet and smartphone introductions mean for the future of the PC? And how will it affect the connector industry? John MacWilliams looks at the tablet and PC market to find out if reports of the PC’s demise are greatly exaggerated.