NEMA’s shipment index for high intensity discharge (HID) lamps continued to decline in the third quarter of 2016. Compared to the same quarter last year, metal halide lamp shipments fell 25.4 percent, sodium vapor lamps decreased by 15.2 percent, and shipments of mercury vapor lamps decreased by 11.0 percent.
Metal halide lamps accounted for 60.3 percent of the HID market in 3Q 2016, while sodium vapor and mercury vapor account for 35.6 percent and 4.2 percent respectively.
Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents nearly 350 electrical
equipment and medical imaging manufacturers that make safe, reliable, and efficient products
and systems. Our combined industries
account for 360,000 American jobs in more than 7,000 facilities covering every
state. Our industry produces $106 billion shipments of electrical equipment and
medical imaging technologies per year with $36 billion exports.