Switch Tracks provides the most timely, accurate, and insightful information available on the component switch market.

It is a quarterly compilation of sales and booking information on DIP, keylock, push button, rocker, slide, snap action, tact, and toggle switches supplied directly by contributing switch manufacturers.

Specifically, Switch Tracks includes the following switch market metrics and is published at the end of each calendar quarter:                                                             

  • Totals sales in units, for the quarter and YTD
  • Total sales in dollars, for the quarter and YTD
  • Average selling price, for the quarter and YTD
  • Total bookings in units, for the quarter and YTD
  • Total bookings in dollars, for the quarter and YTD
  • Average booking price, for the quarter and YTD
  • Book-to-Bill ratio in units, for the quarter and YTD
  • Book-to-Bill ratio in dollars, for the quarter and YTD

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    Subscribing switch manufacturers report at the end of each quarter for each switch type they market. They report on sales or shipments in units and dollars/euros, as well as bookings in units and dollars/euros. The individual input from all manufacturers is consolidated and market totals are reported.

    Results for individual manufacturers are not published. This information is kept confidential.

    In addition to the quarterly reports, an annual report looks at 12 end-user segments and their consumption of the 8 types of switches, the sales channels used, and a finer geographic breakdown of each region.

    Switch Tracks is offered in North American and European market editions. The European edition currently covers snap action switches and the other switch types listed above will be added this year.  Click on the links below to view examples of the North American and European reports.  An Asian market edition of the report will be offered in the near future.

    For subscription information please call +1 847 838 9875 or e-mail info@cumulusinc.com.



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    Market Notes is a monthly extra to Switch Tracks. The report is the result of a monthly survey of management, marketing, and sales people associated with manufacturers and distributors of component switch product. It compares shipments and bookings month-to-month and month-to-the same month last year.  Current and expected future business conditions are also measured.  Market Notes provides the pulse of the switch market.

    For a complimentary subscription please call +1 847 838 9875 or e-mail info@cumulusinc.com.


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