NEMA’s Lighting Systems Index declined 1.7 percent on a quarter-to-quarter (q/q) basis during 2014Q1. Despite the quarterly contraction, shipments of lighting equipment increased 0.9 percent on a year-over-year (y/y) basis. Emergency lighting, fixtures and miniature lamps registered gains in sales value while ballasts and large lamps declined compared to the first quarter of 2013.
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.