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NEMA’s Industrial Control Indexes Slip in Fourth Quarter of 2013

03/24/2014 12:00PMSign-up to receive press releases.

NEMA’s Primary Industrial Controls Index decreased 1.3 percent on a quarterly basis during 2014Q4. However, year-over-year growth showed an improvement of 2.4 percent. NEMA’s Primary Industrial Controls and Adjustable Speed Drives Index, a broader measure of industrial controls demand, posted a decline of 1.2 percent during the quarter. Meanwhile, the index gained 4.8 percent compared to the same period last year. The index closed calendar year 2013 3.5 percent higher than 2012.


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