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World Switch Markets for Commercial Applications

  • Published: March 2005
  • Region: Global
  • Frost & Sullivan



Integration among Worldwide Markets Challenges Manufacturers

Globalization of markets is a key challenge faced by the manufacturers of switches for commercial applications as they cater to emerging markets all over the world. Adopting optimized supply chain solutions and strategies with strong localization is likely to aid the manufacturers in meeting these geographically diverse challenges. Additionally, switch manufacturers may need to design distribution networks and production facilities in accordance with existing infrastructure in the developing economies. However, language and cultural barriers pose a significant challenge in terms of providing efficient customer service and timely deliveries as well as promotion of products.

This Frost & Sullivan research offers a comprehensive analysis of the world switch market for commercial applications. The market is sub-divided into following types of switches - rocker and toggle, pushbutton, and snap-action. In addition to detailed insights into market drivers and industry challenges, this study provides strategic growth recommendations to vendors.

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1. Executive Summary

1. Market Overview

1. Introduction

2. Research Findings

1. Opportunities and Forecasts

2. Market Segment Analysis

3. Competitive Analysis

4. Conclusions

2. Total Switch Market

1. Market Overview and Definitions

1. Market Overview

2. Definitions

3. Market Engineering Measurements

2. Market Dynamics

1. Industry Challenges
a. Move Towards Miniaturization Challenges Suppliers
b. Integration in Global Markets Challenges Manufacturers
c. Environmental Legislation Challenge Manufacturers
d. Move towards Niche Markets Challenges Manufacturers
e. Paradigm Shift towards Increasing Return on Investment Challenges Manufacturers
f. Potential Threat from Forward Integration by Manufacturing Companies from Asia Challenges Manufacturers
g. Bid to Optimize Quality-price with Supply Chain Efficiency Challenges Suppliers
h. The Next Phase of Outsourcing Challenges Manufacturers
i. Increasing Clutter in the Marketplace Is Expected To Challenge Manufacturers
j. Increase in the Bargaining Powers of Resellers Is Expected To Challenge Manufacturers

2. Market Drivers
a. Increase in the Percentage Share of Sealed Switches in the Total Standard Switch Market Boosts Market Revenues
b. Automobile Market Drives the Demand for Snap-action Switches
c. Growth in the Consumer Durables Market Is Expected To Drive the Pushbutton Market for Commercial Applications
d. Demand for Rocker and Toggle Switches in Automobile Market is Expected to Boost Revenues
e. Entertainment Electronics Market Drives the Growth in the Pushbutton Switch Market for Commercial Applications
f. Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) Market Drives the Demand for Switches
g. New Applications Drive the Revenues for the Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications
h. Computer and Office Equipment Markets Drive the Consumption of Pushbuttons and Rocker Switches

3. Market Restraints
a. Rapid Proliferation of Tactile Pushbuttons Is Expected To Curb Growth in Revenues
b. Price Sensitiveness of the Total Switch Market Is Likely To Restrain Growth in Revenues
c. Slow Economic Growth in West Europe and Japan Is Likely To Delay Consumption of Switches
d. Move towards Sub-Assembly Procurement Restrains Growth in the Switch Market
e. Rapid Market Penetration of New Technologies Curtails Growth
f. Design Changes to Incorporate Lesser Number of Switches Reduces Consumption

3. Total Market Trends & Forecasts

1. Revenue Forecasts

2. Trends by Product Type

3. Trends by Product Size

4. Geographic Trends

5. End-user Trends

4. Regional Trends & Forecasts

1. North America

2. Europe

3. Asia-Pacific

4. Rest of World

5. End-user Trends & Forecasts

1. Automotive Market

2. Computer & Office Equipment Market

3. Consumer Durable Market

4. Entertainment Electronics Market

5. HVAC Market

6. Others

6. Pricing Trends

1. Pricing Analysis

7. Competitive Analysis

1. Competitive Structure

8. Frost & Sullivan Awards

1. Customer Service Leadership Award

2. Product Line Strategy Leadership Award

3. Technology Leadership Award

3. Rocker and Toggle Switch Market

1. Market Overview and Definitions

1. Market Overview

2. Definitions

3. Market Engineering Measurements

2. Market Forecasts

1. Revenue Forecasts

2. Demand Analysis

3. Product Trends

4. Geographic Trends

5. End User Trends

3. Competitive Analysis

1. Competitive Structure

2. Competitive Market Share Analysis

4. Pushbutton Switch Market

1. Market Overview and Definitions

1. Market Overview

2. Definitions

3. Market Engineering Measurements

2. Market Forecasts

1. Revenue Forecasts

2. Demand Analysis

3. Product Trends

4. Geographic Trends

5. End-User Trends

3. Competitive Analysis

1. Competitive Structure

2. Competitive Market Share Analysis

5. Snap-action Switch Market

1. Market Overview and Definitions

1. Market Overview

2. Definitions

3. Market Engineering Measurements

2. Market Forecasts

1. Revenue Forecasts

2. Demand Analysis

3. Product Trends

4. Geographic Trends

5. End-User Trends

3. Competitive Analysis

1. Competitive Structure

2. Competitive Market Share Analysis

6. Decision Support Database

1. DSD Tables

1. Business PC Install Base

2. LCV Sales

3. PC Install Base

4. Portable PC Install Base

5. TV Install Base

LIST OF FIGURES

Chapter 2

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Impact of Top Industry Challenges (World), 2005-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Market Drivers Ranked in Order of Impact (World), 2005-2010

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Market Restraints Ranked in Order of Impact (World), 2005-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (World), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percent of Revenues by Switch Type (World), 2001-2011

- Total Standard Size Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (World), 2001-2011

- Total Standard Size Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percent of Revenues by Switch Type (World), 2001-2011

- Total Miniature Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (World), 2001-2011

- Total Miniature Size Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percent of Revenues by Switch Type (World), 2001-2011

- Total Sub-miniature Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (World), 2001-2011

- Total Sub-miniature Size Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percent of Revenues by Switch Type (World), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percent of Revenues by Geographic Region (World), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percentage of Revenues by End User Type (World), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (North America), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percent of Revenues by Switch Type (North America), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (Europe), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percent of Revenues by Switch Type (Europe), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (Asia-Pacific), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percent of Revenues by Switch Type (Asia-Pacific), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (Rest-of-World), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percent of Revenues by Switch Type (Rest-of-World), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts for Automotive Market (World), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percent of Revenues by Switch Type for Automotive Market (World), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts for Computer & Office Equipment Market (World), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percent of Revenues by Switch Type for Computer & Office Equipment Market (World), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts for Consumer Durable Market (World), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percent of Revenues by Switch Type for Consumer Durables Market (World), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts for Entertainment Electronics Market (World), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percent of Revenues by Switch Type for Entertainment Electronics Market (World), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts for Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning Market (World), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percent of Revenues by Switch Type for Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning Market (World), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts for Others (World), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percent of Revenues by Switch Type for Others (World), 2001-2011

- Total Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Competitive Structure (World), 2004

Chapter 3

- Rocker & Toggle Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (World), 2001-2011

- Standard Size Rocker & Toggle Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (World), 2001-2011

- Miniature Rocker & Toggle Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (World), 2001-2011

- Sub-miniature Rocker & Toggle Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (World), 2001-2011

- Rocker & Toggle Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percent of Revenues by Size (World), 2001-2011

- Rocker & Toggle Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (North America), 2001-2011

- Rocker & Toggle Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (Europe), 2001-2011

- Rocker & Toggle Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (Asia-Pacific), 2001-2011

- Rocker & Toggle Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (Rest-of-World), 2001-2011

- Rocker & Toggle Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percent of Revenues by Geographic Region (World), 2001-2011

- Rocker & Toggle Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts for Automotive Market (World), 2001-2011

- Rocker & Toggle Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts for Computer & Office Equipment Market (World), 2001-2011

- Rocker & Toggle Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts for Consumer Durables Market (World), 2001-2011

- Rocker & Toggle Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts for Entertainment Electronics Market (World), 2001-2011

- Rocker & Toggle Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts for Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning Market (World), 2001-2011

- Rocker & Toggle Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts Others (World), 2001-2011

- Rocker & Toggle Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percentage of Revenues by End User Type (World), 2001-2011

- Rocker & Toggle Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Competitive Structure (World), 2004

- Rocker & Toggle Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Market Share Trends of Major Market Participants (World), 2004

Chapter 4

- Pushbutton Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (World), 2001-2011

- Standard Size Pushbutton Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (World), 2001-2011

- Miniature Pushbutton Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (World), 2001-2011

- Sub-miniature Pushbutton Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (World), 2001-2011

- Pushbutton Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percent of Revenues by Size (World), 2001-2011

- Pushbutton Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (North America), 2001-2011

- Pushbutton Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (Europe), 2001-2011

- Pushbutton Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (Asia-Pacific), 2001-2011

- Pushbutton Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (Rest-of-World), 2001-2011

- Pushbutton Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percent of Revenues by Geographic Region (World), 2001-2011

- Pushbutton Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts for Automotive Market (World), 2001-2011

- Pushbutton Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts for Computer & Office Equipment Market (World), 2001-2011

- Pushbutton Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts for Consumer Durables Market (World), 2001-2011

- Pushbutton Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts for Entertainment Electronics Market (World), 2001-2011

- Pushbutton Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts for Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning Market (World), 2001-2011

- Pushbutton Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts Others (World), 2001-2011

- Pushbutton Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percentage of Revenues by End User Type (World), 2001-2011

- Pushbutton Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Competitive Structure (World), 2004

- Pushbutton Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Market Share Trends of Major Market Participants (World), 2004

Chapter 5

- Snap-action Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (World), 2001-2011

- Standard Size Snap-action Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (World), 2001-2011

- Miniature Size Snap-action Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (World), 2001-2011

- Sub-miniature Snap-action Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (World), 2001-2011

- Snap-action Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percent of Revenues by Size (World), 2001-2011

- Snap-action Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (North America), 2001-2011

- Snap-action Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (Europe), 2001-2011

- Snap-action Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (Asia-Pacific), 2001-2011

- Snap-action Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts (Rest-of-World), 2001-2011

- Snap-action Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percent of Revenues by Geographic Region (World), 2001-2011

- Snap-action Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts for Automotive Market (World), 2001-2011

- Snap-action Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts for Computer and Office Equipment Market (World), 2001-2011

- Snap-action Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts for Consumer Durables Market (World), 2001-2011

- Snap-action Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts for Entertainment Electronics Market (World), 2001-2011

- Snap-action Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts for Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning Market (World), 2001-2011

- Snap-action Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Revenue Forecasts Others (World), 2001-2011

- Snap-action Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Percentage of Revenues by End User Type (World), 2001-2011

- Snap-action Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Competitive Structure (Region), 2003

- Snap-action Switch Market for Commercial Applications: Market Share Trends of Major Market Participants (World), 2004

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