Board-to-Board Connectors Market Size & Share, by Component (Pin Header, Socket); Type (Less than 1mm, 1mm to 2mm, Greater than 2 mm); End Use (Consumer Electronics, Industrial Automation, Telecommunication, Automotive, Healthcare, Energy & Power) - Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2024-2036

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  • Published Date: Feb 20, 2024
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Global Market Size, Forecast, and Trend Highlights Over 2024 - 2036

Board-to-Board Connectors Market size is anticipated to reach USD 205 Billion by the end of 2036, expanding around 5% CAGR during the forecast period i.e., 2024-2036. In the year 2023, the industry size of board-to-board connectors was over USD 11 Billion. Increasing demand for high-speed data transfer is a major driver behind the growth of the global board to board connectors market. The growing need for rapid and efficient data exchange in different sectors and applications is at the heart of this driver. A major driver of the demand for high-speed data transfer is the worldwide deployment of 5G technology. The 5G network offers a tremendous increase in data transfer rates, reduced latency, and improved network reliability. In 2021, Japan's National Institute for Information and Communications Technology set a world record of 319 Tbps long-distance data transmission over 1,864 km, at which time it delivered the highest transfer speed ever

Rapid technological improvements in several sectors, including electronics and telecommunications, are having a major impact on the market for board to deck connectors. Due to the continued development of electronic devices and developments in many sectors, it is necessary to use sophisticated connectors to address constantly increasing connectivity demands. Examples of consumer electronics that are constantly developing new features and functions are smartphones, tablets, and wristwatches.

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Board-to-Board Connector Sector: Growth Drivers and Challenges

Growth Drivers

  • Increasing Number of Data Centers - Board-to-board connectors give reliable associations for high-speed information exchange and computing in information center capacity. Inside a obliged physical space, information centers hold numerous servers and widgets. Board-to-board connectors make it conceivable for associations to be made in little spaces, progressing the information center's format and wind stream. Board-to-board connectors moreover make it conceivable to interface a few sorts of PCBs unexpectedly, making it simpler to coordinate master components and make custom arrangements. The advertising for board-to-board connectors is expected to grow essentially due to the preferences of BTB associations in information centers and the growing number of information centers universally. Companies are rapidly expanding and providing new infrastructure options, with more than 700 hyperscale data centres built worldwide by the end of 2021, to meet demand in all sectors.
  • Miniaturization in Electronics - There was a developing request for smaller connectors capable of pleasing higher densities of associations inside constrained spaces. Miniaturization was a key drift, driven by the requirement for more compact and proficient electronic gadgets over businesses like shopper gadgets, cars, and versatile gadgets. Producers were centering on creating connectors utilizing unused materials and progressed plans to make strides in flag judgment, diminish flag misfortune, and guarantee way better electrical execution. Materials with improved warm properties and progressed conductivity were being investigated for superior connector effectiveness.


  • Technological Complexities Associated with Board-to-Board Connector - The signal integrity, power transmission, size constraints, environmental conditions, and special mechanical considerations shall be required for each application for board to board connectors. It can be difficult and time-consuming to design and develop connectors that comply with these particular requirements. Moreover, the rapid pace of technological progress and the need to tailor for specific applications and industries. contribute to the constraint.
  • High-Speed Data Transmission is Another factor hampering the market growth in the projected period
  • Lack of Standardization is set to hinder the market growth in the predicted period

Board-to-Board Connectors Market: Key Insights

Base Year


Forecast Year

2024 - 2036



Base Year Market Size (2023)

USD 11 Billion

Forecast Year Market Size (2036)

USD 205 Billion

Regional Synopsis

  • North America (U.S., and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
  • Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, NORDIC, Rest of Europe)
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC North Africa, South Africa, Rest of the Middle East and Africa)
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Board-to-Board Connector Segmentation

Component (Pin Header, Socket)

In terms of components, the pin header segment in the board-to-board connectors market is expected to hold the highest revenue share of 80% by 2036. Compared with other types of board to board connectors, pin headers are often more affordable. They are competitively priced and extremely easy to manufacture because of their simple structure and design. In applications requiring multiple connectors or where the cost is essential, pin headers are frequently applied due to their affordability. The Pin headers are also user-friendly and simple to set up.

End Use (Consumer Electronics, Industrial Automation, Telecommunication, Automotive, Healthcare, Energy & Power)

Based on end use, the telecommunication segment in the board-to-board connectors market is predicted to hold the fastest growth in the estimated period. Particularly in base stations & switches, board-to-board connectors are broadly utilized in communications hardware. Tall levels of adaptability are given, and it is basic to overhaul and increment capacity. Furthermore, they empower distinctive information rates and give exceptional EMI protection. Board-to-board interfacing will end up indeed more pivotal in communications applications as requests for bigger transfer speeds rise. 

Our in-depth analysis of the global board-to-board connectors market includes the following segments:


  • Pin Header
  •  Socket


  • Less than 1mm
  • 1mm to 2mm
  • Greater than 2 mm

         End Use

  • Consumer Electronics
  •  Industrial Automation
  •  Telecommunication
  •  Automotive
  • Healthcare
  • Energy & Power

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Board-to-Board Connector Industry - Regional Synopsis

APAC Market Forecasts

The Asia Pacific region is set to dominate the board-to-board connectors market registering a growth of 33% by the end of 2036. The region is the worldwide fabricating epicenter; nations counting China account for the gigantic generation of buyer gadgets. This fabricating ability makes a considerable request for connectors in different electronic gadgets. Quick urbanization over the Asia Pacific is additionally fueling framework advancement, which is moving the requirement for connectors in development & transportation ventures. The rising penetration of the Internet of Things within the locale is creating profitable openings for connectors as they frame the spine of loT systems.  This sector has progressed significantly, and by 2021 it is expected to achieve a global revenue of US$ 520 billion. The Asia Pacific region is expected to generate the most revenue from the Internet of Things by 2023. The Asia Pacific car industry is additionally enlisting fast development, with connectors being the basic components in Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems & Electric Vehicle innovations. 

North American Market Statistics

The board-to-board connectors market in the North American region is set to hold substantial growth during the studied period. Rising penetration of smartphones, tablets, and smart home devices drives demand for connectors in these products. Over the last few years, the penetration rate of smartphones in the US has steadily increased, reaching around 92 percent in 2023. Furthermore, growing investment in advanced military systems and commercial aircraft creates opportunities for specialized connectors—demand for long-lasting and dependable connectivity in harsh environments such as automotive and industrial applications.

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Companies Dominating the Board-to-Board Connectors Landscape

    • Amphenol Corporation
      • Company Overview
      • Business Strategy
      • Key Product Offerings
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Performance Indicators
      • Risk Analysis
      • Recent Development
      • Regional Presence
      • SWOT Analysis
    • TE Connectivity Ltd.
    • Molex, LLC
    • HARTING Technology Group
    • Omron Corporation
    • Hirose Electric Co., Ltd
    • Samtec
    • CSCONN Corporation
    • FIT Hon Teng Limited


In The News

  • TE Connectivity has joined forces with Phoenix Contact, a manufacturer of industrial automation, interconnection, and interface solutions. This collaboration would enable M12 hybrid connectivity, a new single pair of Ethernet, to be developed by both parties.
  • HIROSE Electric Co., collaborated with TraceParts, one of the world’s famous CAD-content platforms for Engineering. More than 10,000 ready-touse 3D models of various Hirose PCBmountable connectors would be made available by this partnership.

Author Credits:  Abhishek Verma, Hetal Singh

  • Report ID: 5682
  • Published Date: Feb 20, 2024
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The growing product launches and technological advancements are some of the major factors anticipated to drive the growth of the board-to-board connector market.

The market is anticipated to attain a CAGR of ~5% over the forecast period, i.e., 2024-2036.

The major players in the market are HARTING Technology Group, Omron Corporation, Hirose Electric Co., Ltd, Samtec, CSCONN Corporation, FIT Hon Teng Limited, and others.

The telecommunication segment is anticipated to garner the largest market size by the end of 2036 and display significant growth opportunities.

The market in Asia Pacific is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2036 and provide more business opportunities in the future.
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