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Connector Market Report: Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis

Connector Market Report: Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis

The future of the connector market looks promising with opportunities in the automotive and transportation, telecom/datacom, computer and peripheral, industrial, and consumer electronics industry. The global connector market is expected to reach an estimated $80.4 billion by 2023 with a CAGR of 4.9% from 2018 to 2023. The major growth drivers for this market are growing 3C applications (Computers, Communications, and Consumer Electronics), miniaturization of electronic devices, and demand for products with advanced features, convenience, and connectivity.

Emerging trends, which have a direct impact on the dynamics of the connector industry, includes Increasing demand for high speed connectors, shift towards compact and thinner connectors, development of high power connectors.

A total of 95 figures / charts and 66 tables are provided in this 167 -page report to help in your business decisions. Sample figures with some insights are shown below. To learn the scope of, benefits, companies researched and other details of this connector market report, download the report brochure.

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The study includes the connector market size and forecast for the global connector market through 2023, segmented by product type, end use industry, and region as follows:

Connector Market by Product Type [$M shipment analysis for 2012 – 2023]:

PCB (Printed circuit board) Connector Rectangular I/O Application Specific Connector Fiber Optic Connector RF (Radio Frequency) Coax Circular Connector IC (Integrated circuit) Sockets Others

Connector Market by End Use Industry [$M shipment analysis for 2012 – 2023]:

Automotive and Transportation Consumer Electronics Computer and Peripherals Industrial Telecom/Datacom Others

Connector Market by Region [$M shipment analysis for 2012 – 2023]:

North America US Canada Mexico Europe Germany United Kingdom France Italy Asia Pacific China Japan India South Korea Rest of the World

Some of the connector companies profiled in this report include TE Connectivity Ltd., Amphenol Corporation, Molex Incorporated, Hon Hai Precision, and Delphi Connection.

Lucintel forecasts that PCB connector will remain the largest product type due to growing automation in various sectors such as automotive, industrial, and military is driving the PCB connectors. Fiber optic connector segment is expected to witness the highest growth rate due to its easy installation, fast connection, low signal loss, and high performance which are highly required in optical communications.

Within the connector market, the automotive and transportation will remain the largest end use industry and witness highest growth during the forecast period due to increasing electronic content in vehicles, increasing need for safety systems, and growing demand for hybrid and electric vehicles.

Asia Pacific is expected to remain the largest market and will experience the highest growth over the forecast period. The growth is supported by growth in automotive production, growing demand in tablets and smartphones, and increasing industrial automation, and growth in demand for home appliances. The awareness regarding increasing air pollution levels has encouraged the adoption of electric vehicles that create tremendous opportunities for connectors in China, Japan, India, and other countries.

Some of the features of “Connector Market Report: Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis” include:

Market size estimates: Global connector market size estimation in terms of value ($M) shipment.

Trend and forecast analysis: Market trend (2012-2017) and forecast (2018-2023) by segments and region.Segmentation analysis: Global connector market size by various applications such as product, and end use in terms of value and volume shipment.Regional analysis: Global connector market breakdown by North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World.Growth opportunities: Analysis on growth opportunities in different applications and regions of connector in the global connector market.Strategic analysis: This includes M&A, new product development, and competitive landscape of connector in the global connector market. Analysis of competitive intensity of the industry based on Porter’s Five Forces model.

This report answers following 11 key questions:

Q.1 What are some of the most promising potential, high-growth opportunities for the global connector market by product type (PCB (Printed circuit board) connector, fiber optic connector, rectangular I/O, RF (Radio Frequency) coax, application specific connector, circular connector, IC (Integrated circuit) sockets, and others), end use industry (automotive and transportation, consumer electronics, computer and peripherals, industrial, telecom/datacom, and others), and region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World)?

Q.2 Which segments will grow at a faster pace and why?

Q.3 Which regions will grow at a faster pace and why?

Q.4 What are the key factors affecting market dynamics? What are the drivers and challenges of the connector market?

Q.5 What are the business risks and threats to the connector market?

Q.6 What are emerging trends in this connector market and the reasons behind them?

Q.7 What are some changing demands of customers in the connector market?

Q.8 What are the new developments in the connector market? Which companies are leading these developments?

Q.9 Who are the major players in this connector market? What strategic initiatives are being implemented by key players for business growth?

Q.10 What are some of the competitive products and processes in this connector area and how big of a threat do they pose for loss of market share via material or product substitution?

Q.11 What M & A activities have taken place in the last 5 years in this connector market?

Trends, opportunities and forecast to 2023 product type (PCB (Printed circuit board) connector, fiber optic connector, rectangular I/O, RF (Radio Frequency) coax, application specific connector, circular connector, IC (Integrated circuit) sockets, and others), end use industry (automotive and transportation, consumer electronics, computer and peripherals, industrial, telecom/datacom, and others), and region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World)


1. Executive Summary
2. Market Background and Classifications
2.1: Introduction, Background, and Classifications
2.1.1: Properties of Connectors
2.1.2: Structure of Connectors
2.1.3: Industry Classification
2.2: Supply Chain
2.3: Industry Drivers and Challenges
3. Market Trends and Forecast Analysis from 2012 to 2023
3.1: Macroeconomic Trends and Forecast
3.2: Global Connector Market Trends and Forecast
3.3: Global Connector Market by End Use Industry
3.3.1: Automotive and Transportation
3.3.2: Consumer Electronics
3.3.3: Computer and Peripherals
3.3.4: Industrial
3.3.5: Telecom/Datacom
3.3.6: Others
3.4: Global Connector Market by Product
3.4.1: PCB Connectors
3.4.2: Fiber Optic Connectors
3.4.3: Rectangular I/O
3.4.4: RF Coax
3.4.5: Application Specific Connectors
3.4.6: Circular Connectors
3.4.7: IC Sockets
3.4.8: Others
4. Market Trends and Forecast Analysis by Region
4.1: Global Connector Market by Region
4.2: North American Connector Market
4.2.1: Market by End Use Industry: Automotive and Transportation, Consumer Electronics, Computer and Peripheral, Industrial, Telecom/Datacom, and Others
4.2.2: The US Connector Market
4.2.3: The Canadian Connector Market
4.2.4: The Mexican Connector Market
4.3: European Connector Market
4.3.1: Market by End Use Industry: Automotive and Transportation, Consumer Electronics, Computer and Peripheral, Industrial, Telecom/Datacom, and Others
4.3.2: German Connector Market
4.3.3: United Kingdom Connector Market
4.3.4: French Connector Market
4.3.5: Italian Connector Market
4.4: APAC Connector Market
4.4.1: Market by End Use Industry: Automotive and Transportation, Consumer Electronics, Computer and Peripheral, Industrial, Telecom/Datacom, and Others
4.4.2: Chinese Connector Market
4.4.3: Japanese Connector Market
4.4.4: Indian Connector Market
4.4.5: South Korean Connector Market
4.5: ROW Connector Market
4.5.1: Market by End Use Industry: Automotive and Transportation, Consumer Electronics, Computer and Peripheral, Industrial, Telecom/Datacom, and Others
5. Competitor Analysis
5.1: Product Portfolio Analysis
5.2: Market Share Analysis
5.3: Geographical Reach
5.4: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
6. Cost Structure Analysis
6.1: Cost of Goods Sold
6.2: SG&A
6.3: Other Expense
6.4: EBITDA Margin
7. Growth Opportunities and Strategic Analysis
7.1: Growth Opportunity Analysis
7.1.1: Growth Opportunities for the Global Connector Market by End Use Industry
7.1.2: Growth Opportunities for the Global Connector Market by Product Type
7.1.3: Growth Opportunities for the Global Connector Market by Region
7.2: Emerging Trends in the Global Connector Market
7.3: Strategic Analysis
7.3.1: New Product Development
7.3.2: Capacity Expansion of the Global Connector Market
7.3.3: Technology Development
7.3.4: Mergers and Acquisitions in the Global Connector Industry
8. Company Profiles of Leading Players
8.1: TE Connectivity Ltd.
8.2: Amphenol Corporation
8.3: Molex Incorporated
8.4: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
8.5: Volex PLC
8.6: Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Ltd.
8.7: Delphi Connection Systems
8.8: Hirose Electric Co., Ltd
List of Figures
Chapter 2. Market Background and Classifications
Figure 2.1: (A) XLR Connector and (B) Mini-DIN Connector
Figure 2.2: Major Structural Components of a Connector
Figure 2.3: Classification of the Global Connector Industry
Figure 2.4: Supply Chain of the Global Connector Industry
Figure 2.5: Drivers and Challenges of the Global Connector Industry
Chapter 3. Market Trends and Forecast Analysis from 2012 to 2023
Figure 3.1: Trends of the Global GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.2: Trends of the Global Population Growth Rate
Figure 3.3: Trends of the Global Inflation Rate
Figure 3.4: Trends of the Global Unemployment Rate
Figure 3.5: Trends of the Regional GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.6 Trends of the Regional Population Growth Rate
Figure 3.7 Trends of the Regional Inflation Rate
Figure 3.8 Trends of the Regional Unemployment Rate
Figure 3.9: Forecast for the Global GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.10: Forecast for the Global Population Growth Rate
Figure 3.11: Forecast for the Global Inflation Rate
Figure 3.12: Forecast for the Global Unemployment Rate
Figure 3.13: Forecast for the Regional GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.14: Forecast for the Regional Population Growth Rate
Figure 3.15: Forecast for the Regional Inflation Rate
Figure 3.16: Forecast for the Regional Unemployment Rate
Figure 3.17: Forecast for the Regional Per Capita Income Rate
Figure 3.18: Trends and Forecast for the Global Connector Market (2012-2023)
Figure 3.19: Trends of the Global Connector Market ($M) by End Use Industry (2012-2017)
Figure 3.20: Forecast for the Global Connector Market ($M) by End Use Industry (2018-2023)
Figure 3.21: Automotive and Transportation Connector
Figure 3.22: Trends of Automotive and Transportation in the Global Connector Market ($M) by Region (2012-2017)
Figure 3.23: Forecast for Automotive and Transportation in the Global Connector Market ($M) by Region (2018-2023)
Figure 3.24: Consumer Electronics Connectors
Figure 3.25: Trends of Consumer Electronics in the Global Connector Market ($M) by Region (2012-2017)
Figure 3.26: Forecast for Consumer Electronics in the Global Connector Market ($M) by Region (2018-2023)
Figure 3.27: Computer and Peripheral Connectors
Figure 3.28: Trends of Computer and Peripherals in the Global Connector Market ($M) by Region (2012-2017)
Figure 3.29: Forecast for Computer and Peripherals in the Global Connector Market ($M) by Region (2018-2023)
Figure 3.30: Industrial Connectors
Figure 3.31: Trends of Industrial in the Global Connector Market ($M) by Region (2012-2017)
Figure 3.32: Forecast for Industrial in the Global Connector Market ($M) by Region (2018-2023)
Figure 3.33: Telecom/Datacom Connectors
Figure 3.34: Trends of Telecom/Datacom in the Global Connector Market ($M) by Region (2012-2017)
Figure 3.35: Forecast for Telecom/Datacom in the Global Connector Market ($M) by Region (2018-2023)
Figure 3.36: Connectors for (A) Military, (B) Aerospace, and (C) Medical Equipment
Figure 3.37: Trends of Others in the Global Connector Market ($M) by Region (2012-2017)
Figure 3.38: Forecast for Others in the Global Connector Market ($M) by Region (2018-2023)
Figure 3.39: Trends of the Global Connector Market ($M) by Product Type (2012-2017)
Figure 3.40: Forecast for the Global Connector Market ($M) by Product Type (2018-2023)
Figure 3.41: PCB Connectors
Figure 3.42: Trends and Forecast for the Global PCB Connector Market (2012-2023)
Figure 3.43: Fiber Optic Connectors
Figure 3.44: Trends and Forecast for the Global Fiber Optic Connector Market ($M) by Region (2012-2017)
Figure 3.45: Rectangular I/O Connectors
Figure 3.46: Trends and Forecast for the Global Rectangular I/O Connector Market (2012-2023)
Figure 3.47: RF (Radio Frequency) Connectors
Figure 3.48: Trends and Forecast for the Global RF Coax Connector Market (2012-2023)
Figure 3.49: Trends and Forecast for the Global Application Specific Connector Market (2012-2023)
Figure 3.50: Trends and Forecast for the Global Circular Connector Market (2012-2023)
Figure 3.51: Trends and Forecast for the Global IC Socket Connector Market (2012-2023)
Figure 3.52: Trends and Forecast for the Global Other Connector Market (2012-2023)
Chapter 4. Market Trends and Forecast Analysis by Region
Figure 4.1: Trends of the Global Connector Market ($M) by Region (2012-2017)
Figure 4.2: Forecast for the Global Connector Market ($M) by Region (2018-2023)
Figure 4.3: Trends and Forecast for the North American Connector Market (2012-2023)
Figure 4.4: Trends of the North American Connector Market ($M) by End Use Industry (2012-2017)
Figure 4.5: Forecast for the North American Connector Market ($M) by End Use Industry (2018-2023)
Figure 4.6: Trends and Forecast for the United States Connector Market (2012-2023)
Figure 4.7: Trends and Forecast for the Canadian Connector Market (2012-2023)
Figure 4.8: Trends and Forecast for the Mexican Connector Market (2012-2023)
Figure 4.9: Trends and Forecast for the European Connector Market (2012-2023)
Figure 4.10: Trends of the European Connector Market ($M) by End Use Industry (2012-2017)
Figure 4.11: Forecast for the European Connector Market ($M) by End Use Industry (2018-2023)
Figure 4.12: Trends and Forecast for the German Connector Market (2012-2023)
Figure 4.13: Trends and Forecast for the United Kingdom Connector Market (2012-2023)
Figure 4.14: Trends and Forecast for the French Connector Market (2012-2023)
Figure 4.15: Trends and Forecast for the Italian Connector Market (2012-2023)
Figure 4.16: Trends and Forecast for the APAC Connector Market (2012-2023)
Figure 4.17: Trends of the APAC Connector Market ($M) by End Use Industry (2012-2017)
Figure 4.18: Forecast for the APAC Connector Market ($M) by End Use Industry (2018-2023)
Figure 4.19: Trends and Forecast for the Chinese Connector Market (2012-2023)
Figure 4.20: Trends and Forecast for the Japanese Connector Market (2012-2023)
Figure 4.21: Trends and Forecast for the Indian Connector Market (2012-2023)
Figure 4.22: Trends and Forecast for the South Korean Connector Market (2012-2023)
Figure 4.23: Trends and Forecast for the ROW Connector Market (2012-2023)
Figure 4.24: Trends of the ROW Connector Market ($M) by End Use Industry (2018-2023)
Figure 4.25: Forecast for the ROW Connector Market ($M) by End Use Industry (2018-2023)
Chapter 5. Competitor Analysis
Figure 5.1: Market Presence of Major Players of Global Connector Industry
Figure 5.2: Market Share Analysis of the Global Connector Industry in 2017
Figure 5.3: Market Share Analysis of the Top Five Players of the Global Connector Industry in 2017
Figure 5.4: Major Connector Manufacturers across the Globe
Figure 5.5: Market Coverage of Leading Connector Manufacturers
Figure 5.6: Porter’s Five Forces Industry Analysis of the Global Connector Industry
Chapter 6. Cost Structure Analysis
Figure 6.1: Cost Structure Analysis of the Global Connector Market (%) in 2017
Chapter 7. Growth Opportunities and Strategic Analysis
Figure 7.1: Growth Opportunities for the Global Connector Market by End Use Industry (2018-2023)
Figure 7.2: Growth Opportunities for the Global Connector Market by Product Type (2018-2023)
Figure 7.3: Growth Opportunities for the Global Connector Market by Region (2018-2023)
Figure 7.4: Emerging Trends in the Global Connector Market
Figure 7.5: Year-over-Year Comparison of Strategic Initiatives by Major Competitors in the Global Connector Market
Figure 7.6: Capacity Building by Major Players during Trend Period (Source: Lucintel)
List of Tables
Chapter 1. Executive Summary
Table 1.1: Global Connector Market Parameters and Attributes
Chapter 3. Market Trends and Forecast Analysis from 2012 to 2023
Table 3.1: Market Trends of the Global Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 3.2: Market Forecast for the Global Connector Market (2018-2023)
Table 3.3: Market Size and CAGR of Various End Use Industries in the Global Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 3.4: Market Size and CAGR of Various End Use Industries in the Global Connector Market (2018-2023)
Table 3.5: Market Size and CAGR (2012-2017) of Various Regions of Automotive and Transportation in the Global Connector Market
Table 3.6: Market Size and CAGR (2018-2023) of Various Regions of Automotive and Transportation in the Global Connector Market
Table 3.7: Market Size and CAGR of Various Regions of Consumer Electronics in the Global Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 3.8: Market Size and CAGR of Various Regions of Consumer Electronics in the Global Connector Market (2018-2023)
Table 3.9: Market Size and CAGR of Various Regions of Computer and Peripherals in the Global Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 3.10: Market Size and CAGR of Various Regions of Computer and Peripherals in the Global Connector Market (2018-2023)
Table 3.11: Market Size and CAGR of Various Regions of Industrial in the Global Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 3.12: Market Size and CAGR of Various Regions of Industrial in the Global Connector Market (2018-2023)
Table 3.13: Market Size and CAGR of Various Regions of Telecom/Datacom in the Global Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 3.14: Market Size and CAGR of Various Regions of Telecom/Datacom in the Global Connector Market (2018-2023)
Table 3.15: Market Size and CAGR of Various Regions of Others in the Global Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 3.16: Market Size and CAGR of Various Regions of Others in the Global Connector Market (2018-2023)
Table 3.17: Market Size and CAGR of Various Product Types in the Global Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 3.18: Market Size and CAGR of Various Product Types in the Global Connector Market (2018-2023)
Table 3.19: Market Trends of the Global PCB Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 3.20: Market Forecast for the Global PCB Connector Market (2018-2023)
Table 3.21: Market Trends of the Global Fiber Optic Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 3.22: Market Forecast for the Global Fiber Optic Connector Market (2018-2023)
Table 3.23: Market Trends of the Global Rectangular I/O Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 3.24: Market Forecast for the Global Rectangular I/O PCB Connector Market (2018-2023)
Table 3.25: Market Trends of the Global RF Coax Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 3.26: Market Forecast for the Global RF Coax Connector Market (2018-2023)
Table 3.27: Market Trends of the Global Application Specific Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 3.28: Market Forecast for the Global Application Specific Connector Market (2018-2023)
Table 3.29: Market Trends of the Global Circular Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 3.30: Market Forecast for the Global Circular Connector Market (2018-2023)
Table 3.31: Market Trends of the Global IC Socket Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 3.32: Market Forecast for the Global IC Socket Connector Market (2018-2023)
Table 3.33: Market Trends of the Global Other Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 3.34: Market Forecast for the Global Other Connector Market (2018-2023)
Chapter 4. Market Trends and Forecast Analysis by Region
Table 4.1: Market Size and CAGR of Various Regions of the Global Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 4.2: Market Size and CAGR of Various Regions of the Global Connector Market (2018-2023)
Table 4.3: Market Trends of the North American Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 4.4: Market Forecast for the North American Connector Market (2018-2023)
Table 4.5: Market Size and CAGR of Various End Use Industries of the North American Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 4.6: Market Size and CAGR of Various End Use Industries of the North American Connector Market (2018-2023)
Table 4.7: Trends and Forecast for the United States Connector Market (2012-2023)
Table 4.8: Trends and Forecast for the Canadian Connector Market (2012-2023)
Table 4.9: Trends and Forecast for the Mexican Connector Market (2012-2023)
Table 4.10: Market Trends of the European Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 4.11: Market Forecast for the European Connector Market (2018-2023)
Table 4.12: Market Size and CAGR of Various End Use Industries of the European Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 4.13: Market Size and CAGR of Various End Use Industries of the European Connector Market (2018-2023)
Table 4.14: Trends and Forecast for the German Connector Market (2012-2023)
Table 4.15: Trends and Forecast for the United Kingdom Connector Market (2012-2023)
Table 4.16: Trends and Forecast for the French Connector Market (2012-2023)
Table 4.17: Trends and Forecast for the Italian Connector Market (2012-2023)
Table 4.18: Market Trends of the APAC Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 4.19: Market Forecast for the APAC Connector Market (2018-2023)
Table 4.20: Market Size and CAGR of Various End Use Industries of the APAC Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 4.21: Market Size and CAGR of Various End Use Industries of the APAC Connector Market (2018-2023)
Table 4.22: Trends and Forecast for the Chinese Connector Market (2012-2023)
Table 4.23: Trends and Forecast for the Japanese Connector Market (2012-2023)
Table 4.24: Trends and Forecast for the Indian Connector Market (2012-2023)
Table 4.25: Trends and Forecast for the South Korean Connector Market (2012-2023)
Table 4.26: Market Trends of the ROW Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 4.27: Market Forecast for the ROW Connector Market (2018-2023)
Table 4.28: Market Size and CAGR of Various End Use Industries of the ROW Connector Market (2012-2017)
Table 4.29: Market Size and CAGR of Various End Use Industries of the ROW Connector Market (2018-2023)
Chapter 5. Competitor Analysis
Table 5.1: Rankings of Manufacturers based on Connector Revenue
Chapter 6. Cost Structure Analysis
Table 6.1: Financial Statement for Global Connector Market

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