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Sodium Vapor Lamps shipments grow during second quarter.
Press Release Summary:
Sep 01, 2010 - Shipments of sodium vapor high intensity discharge lamps increased 3.9% to 92.6 in 2010 Q2, the highest level in 2 years. The index reading was 17.1% above the same period last year. Metal halide HID lamp shipments decreased 4.0% to 82.5 from previous quarter, but were still 0.5% above the same period last year. Mercury vapor HID index declined 9.5% to 49.2, indicating shipments were less than half of the average 2006 level.
Original Press Release
Significant Growth for Sodium Vapor Lamps During Second Quarter
Press release date: Aug 26, 2010
Market shares for sodium vapor and metal halide HID lamp types increased during the quarter. Sodium vapor lamps showed a 35.4 percent share of sales while metal halide lamps registered a 60.5 percent share, a slight difference versus the 34.5 and 60.4 percent figures, respectively, registered in calendar year 2009. The share of mercury vapor lamps slipped to 4.1 percent from 4.8 percent during the previous quarter.
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