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Sustained Growth for Halogen A-Line Lamp Index


5/28/2013 9:00 AM

NEMA’s index for halogen A-line lamp shipments showed sharp growth during Q1 2013 registering an index level of 528.3, an increase of 127.1 percent on a year-over year basis (y/y). In contrast, the incandescent lamp index retreated by 28.8 percent (y/y), to 40.2. The index for compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) posted a reading of 167.4, a marginal decrease from 168.4 during the previous quarter. However, the year-over-year comparison confirms shipments of CFLs are well below the 2012 level exhibiting a 6.5 percent decline (y/y).

Incandescent lamps yielded 2.9 percentage points (q/q) during the quarter settling at a market share of 67.9 percent. The market share for CFLs increased to 24.4, a gain of 1.1 percentage points (q/q). Halogen A-line lamps grew by 1.8 percentage points to a share of 7.7 percent of the combined market represented by the three lamp types.

NEMA is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. Its member companies manufacture a diverse set of products including power transmission and distribution equipment, lighting systems, factory automation and control systems, and medical diagnostic imaging systems. Worldwide annual sales of NEMA-scope products exceed $120 billion.​

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