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Linear Fluorescent Lamp Indexes continue to decline.

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Dec 18, 2015 - NEMA’s linear fluorescent lamp shipment indexes for 2015Q3 continued downward trend that began in 2014. Index for T12 lamps declined for seventh consecutive quarter, dropping by 40.4% on year-over-year basis. T8 and T5 shipments also continued to decline, decreasing by 10.9% and 10.6%, respectively, on year-over-year basis. T8 lamps accounted for 72.8% share of fluorescent lamp shipments in 2015Q3, with T12 lamps claiming 15.5% share and T5 lamps a 10.9% share.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

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Linear Fluorescent Lamp Indexes Continue to Decline

Press release date: Dec 15, 2015

ROSSLYN, Va., -- NEMA’s linear fluorescent lamp shipments indexes for 2015Q3 continued the downward trend that began in 2014. The index for T12 lamps declined for the seventh consecutive quarter, dropping by 40.4 percent on a year-over-year basis. T8 and T5 shipments also continued to decline, decreasing by 10.9 and 10.6 percent, respectively, on a year-over-year basis.

T8 lamps accounted for a 72.8 percent share of fluorescent lamp shipments in 2015Q3, with T12 lamps claiming a 15.5 percent share and T5 lamps a 10.9 percent share.

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