Specifically for Distributors and Manufacturers
The FDC provides an industry market review tailored to
of Connectors - Cable Assemblies - Backplanes -
Other Interconnect Devices
benefit the Electronic Distributor.
This half-day seminar focused on those business, product and technology
issues impacting Distribution, including:
- In-depth market analysis of the over $3 billion DTAM in North
America by product type; rankings of connector distributors; POS,
inventory turns and GPM; and connector point-of-sale by geographic
- Where connectors and cable assemblies are used, including the
over 140 types of equipment utilizing connectors (e.g., Datacom
Equipment such as LAN, WAN, mainframe and campus networks, hubs,
switches, and routers; and Computer Equipment such as desktops,
notebooks, hand-held, workstations, multi-user machines, disk
drives, monitors, printers, and peripheral devices).
- Path-to-market analysis, including where customers buy product
(OEM direct, CEMs, distribution, export).
- Business issues facing Distribution (e.g., accelerated use of
CEMs, price erosion, industry consolitation).
- Strengths, weaknesses and business strategies of leading connector
- Impact of electronic technological trends upon connectors and
distribution in 1999 and beyond (e.g., connectors facing obsolescence,
new connector designs with high-growth).
- Five-year forecast for connector DTAM, segmented by demand sector
(e.g., Computers, Telecom, Communi- cations, Datacom, Consumer,
Automotive, Military, Commercial Aircraft, Industrial and Medical).
- Globalization trends, with visibility on Europe, Japan and the
Pacific Rim (and the impact of the $6 billion market in Mainland