Press Release Summary:
Measuring demand for lighting equipment, NEMA's Lighting Systems Shipments Index decreased 0.8% quarter-to-quarter and posted 0.6% increase year-over-year during Q1 2016. Fixtures and emergency lighting, which are components of said index, gained on year-over-year basis, while other components – ballasts, miniature lamps, and large lamps – recorded year-over-year declines.
Original Press Release:
Lighting Systems Index Decreased in First Quarter with Mixed Results for Components
ROSSLYN, Va.—NEMA’s Lighting Systems Shipments Index, a measure of demand for lighting equipment, decreased 0.8% quarter-to-quarter while posting a 0.6 percent increase year-over-year during 2016Q1. Fixtures, and emergency lighting, components of the index, gained ground on a year-over-year basis, while ballast, miniature lamp, and large lamp, components recorded year-over-year declines.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents nearly 400 electrical, medical imaging, and radiation therapy manufacturers at the forefront of electrical safety, reliability, resilience, efficiency, and energy security. Our combined industries account for more than 400,000 American jobs and more than 7,000 facilities across the United States. Domestic production exceeds $117 billion per year.
National Electrical Manufacturers Association