The EBCI indexes are based on the results of a monthly survey of senior managers at NEMA member companies and are designed to provide a measure of changes in the business environment facing electrical equipment manufacturers.
For more information, e-mail NEMA's Business Information Services.
*Please note that no EBCI reports were issued in July, August, and September 2013.
NEMA’s Electroindustry Business
Conditions Index (EBCI) for current conditions in North America was largely
steady in February, inching upward to 57.9 from 57.5 in January. In contrast, the survey’s measure of the mean degree
of change in current North American conditions softened in February, retreating
to +0.2 from +0.4 a month ago. Meanwhile, the
EBCI for future North American conditions gained ground, climbing to 78.9 in
February, up 11.4 points from January’s reading of 67.5. EBCI results 20150225nm.pdf
NEMA’s Electroindustry Business Conditions Index (EBCI) for current conditions in North America rebounded in January, climbing to 57.5 from 50.0 in December. Thirty-five percent of January’s panelists reported conditions improved during the month, while only 20% indicated that the business environment worsened. EBCI results 20150128nm.pdf