NEMA’s Motors Shipments Index decreased by 7.2 percent on a quarter to quarter basis during the second quarter of 2013. Still, the index is up 6.8 percent higher on a year-over-year basis and registered the second highest reading in the history of the series. Fractional HP motors continue to be the driving segment of growth in the index. Inflation adjusted shipments of fractional horsepower motors showed a gain of 13.0 percent, while integral HP motors dipped 1.9 percent compared to the same period last year.
National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents nearly
400 electrical, medical imaging, and radiation therapy 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 U.S.
Domestic production exceeds $117 billion per year.