Bishop & Associates, Inc. incorporated in 1985 as a market research firm specializing in the global electronic connector market. A staff of associates conducts ongoing research to provide our clients with in-depth and up-to-date market information.

The firm publishes a monthly newsletter entitled The Bishop Report, and an annual review of the connector industry, The Connector Industry Yearbook. In addition, Bishop & Associates produces many off-the-shelf market studies analyzing regional and global markets, connector products, and technology.

Bishop & Associates also provides specialized services for our clients including, custom market research, multiple client studies, surveys, merger & acquisition assistance, and executive recruiting.

Capabilities and Services of the Firm

Custom Market Research

Bishop & Associates conducts custom single client research studies. These studies are generally focused on competitive analysis, markets, products, or technology. More information can be found in the Custom Market Research section.

Research Reports

The firm produces many new research reports on the connector industry each year. A full listing and description of all releases can be found in the Research Reports section.

The Bishop Report

Bishop & Associates publishes a monthly newsletter on the connector industry that measures industry performance, and forecasts products and markets. A complete outline can be found in The Bishop Report section.

Mergers and Acquisitions

The firm assists companies in finding acquisition opportunities, or in selling a division or product lines. More information can be found in the Mergers & Acquisitions section.

Industry Jobs Available

The firm conducts search assignments for entry level, middle, and upper management positions in the connector industry. More information can be found in the Career Opportunities section.

Executive Presentations

Bishop & Associates provides an annual update on the World Connector Industry to management committees and Boards of Directors. The presentations cover subjects such as sales and profit growth, product and market growth, regional segmentation of markets, technology trends, financial benchmarks, and competitive analysis.


We have extensive global market and product databases that we make available to our clients in various forms.

Surveys & Multi-Client Studies

Bishop & Associates annually conducts two large, multiple client customer and distributor surveys that measures the performance of connector companies. The firm also conducts custom surveys designed for single clients.

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