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.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents 350 electrical and medical imaging manufacturers at the forefront of electrical safety, reliability, resilience, efficiency, and energy security. Our combined industries account for more than 400,000 American jobs and more than 7,000 facilities across the United States. Domestic production exceeds $114 billion per year and exports top $50 billion.