ROSSLYN, Va.—NEMA's Lighting System Shipment Index, a measure of demand for lighting equipment, decreased by 9.7 percent in 3Q 2016 compared to 3Q 2015 and 4.7 percent decrease compared to last quarter (2Q 2016).
The decrease was driven by all components of the index which includes fixtures, emergency lighting, ballast, and lamp – large and miniature – components which all posted year-over-year decreases.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents nearly 350 electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers at the forefront of electrical safety, reliability, and resilience, as well as efficiency and energy security. 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.