Demand exceeds solutions for electrical cables, wiring harness assembly in Silicon Valley, beyond

By Mark Zetter

Over the past few months several electronics solutions providers have said demand for electrical wiring harnesses and cable assembly is exceeding their capacity. Customers are asking alternative contract manufacturers to help meet current electrical cable design and assembly needs. This is playing out frequently in Silicon Valley, and elsewhere based on discussions with many providers and their customers.

Electric vehicles (EV) are part of the reason.

Overall, the long-term demand for more cars on the road continues to grow, especially in emerging markets. Research from LMC Automotive, highlighted in a report from International Cablemaker Federation, supports this.

Auto production in emerging markets overtakes advanced markets

CRU International points to the majority of vehicle wiring consumption coming primarily from China, US, Japan, and Germany. All four of these countries are aggressively moving into EV production.

Automotive opportunity

The automotive industry is a large source of demand for cables and wire harnesses supporting vehicle connected technology, electrical vehicle architecture, and software in cars.

Find automotive electrical cable and wiring harness assembly services

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Some of the top automotive wiring harness suppliers in this space, in no particular order, include Aptiv (Delphi), Leoni; Lear, Yura, Furukawa Electric, Yazaki, and Sumitomo Electric, to name a few.

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