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      Year-on-Year UK Connector Revenues Rise (08/08/2023)

      The Interconnect Technology Suppliers Association (ITSA) has just published its half-year report for 2023, with some (but not all) encouraging signs for the UK connector component sector.

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      LIVE & updated! All the latest EPDT COVID-19 electronics industry news & stories... (02/12/2022)

      As the coronavirus pandemic outbreak continues to dominate the news cycle & media channels, EPDT is trying to feature all the best & latest COVID-19 electronics & manufacturing news, stories & updates for you – and now, we're collecting it together in one place for you in a regularly updated summary with links to the original posts...

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      UK connector sales growth slows in Q1 2022, but orders accelerate further (30/05/2022)

      In its latest market summary, trade body, ITSA (Interconnect Technology Suppliers Association) reported that Q1 2022 revenues decreased slightly by 7% versus Q4 2021; however, they are still up 9% as a run rate over 2021. Moreover, ITSA members' revenues are now back at +12% over pre-pandemic levels & the book-to-bill ratio is incredibly positive at 1.22:1.

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      ITSA reports “bumper year” for UK connector sales in 2021 (21/02/2022)

      UK connector sales hit record numbers in 2021, as the sector enjoyed what has been described as “a bumper year,” by John Biggs, Chairman of trade body, the Interconnect Technology Suppliers Association (ITSA), in its full year review of 2021.

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      ITSA sees UK connector orders surge in 2021 (22/11/2021)

      Business is booming in the UK connectors market says trade body, the Interconnect Technology Suppliers Association (ITSA). At its recent quarterly meeting (the first conducted face to face for 2 years), member companies reported increases in sales between 8% to 20% year on year and UK orders are now up over 43% on 2020 & up 16% on (pre-pandemic) 2019.

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      2020: A year like no other, with very few positives for the UK interconnection sector (09/03/2021)

      Reflecting on a tough year in 2020 for the interconnection sector, ITSA (Interconnect Technology Suppliers Association) reports that connector revenues declined by 10%, while orders were down 14%. The communications & medical sectors actually grew in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, while sales through distribution were down 15%.

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      Connector sales growth in some sectors belies a tough year ahead, says ITSA (13/11/2020)

      YTD, ITSA member sales are down 9% YoY, and while the medical sector remains “healthy”, fibre sales are down 37%. "ITSA represents UK connector & component companies supplying the UK electronics industry. Since connectors of all types are fundamental to virtually every technology-based product or system, what ITSA members are experiencing is a pretty accurate barometer of how the UK electronics industry is doing in these unprecedented times," said ITSA Chairman, John Biggs.

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      UK electronics industry is facing a perfect storm, according to connector suppliers’ body, ITSA (04/08/2020)

      ITSA member revenues are currently down just 3%, for H1 2020, but order intake is down 16% – pointing to worse to come. However, some sectors were still positive, with members seeing huge growth in medical, while communications & mil/aero sectors are holding up. Meanwhile, HARTING Managing Director, Peter Hannon has been elected ITSA Deputy Chairman.

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      2019 ends well for UK connector industry (20/02/2020)

      In 2019, ITSA (Interconnect Technology Suppliers Association) members posted 5% revenue growth over 2018 – making it the highest revenue year for the sector since 2014 – fuelled by a 13% increase in the distribution revenue stream.