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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 the second largest region for connectors.

2014 Connector Sales by Region with
Percent Market Share

2014 Connector Sales by Region

TE Connectivity generated $3.3 billion in sales in Europe and has an incredible 27.8% share of the European connector market. Much of TE’s European sales comes from the automotive market sector.

Delphi Connection Systems has sales of $980 million in Europe, is the second-largest in European sales, and has an 8.3% share. Amphenol is third-largest with an 8.1% market share.

The following table identifies the top 10 European connector manufacturers by 2014 European sales. These 10 companies account for 47.6% of European connector sales.

 2014 Top 10 by European Sales

2014 Top 10 by European Sales

We have identified approximately 150 connector companies for which Europe is the base of origin. The following table identifies the top 10 European-based connector manufacturers ranked by their total world sales.

2014 Top 10 European-Based Companies

2014 Top 10 European-Based Companies

Profiles of these companies can be found on Bishop & Associates’ subscribers-only World’s Connector Companies website ( or For more information, contact or 630-443-2702.

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