NEMA’s Electroindustry Business Conditions Index (EBCI) for current conditions in North America measured 56.3 in October, down slightly from 56.7 in June, the last time the index was released. Neverthless, October’s result, coming in above the 50-point mark, showed signs of improvement in the business environment. Respondents remained optimistic on balance regarding confidence in future business despite a fall in the October EBCI for North American conditions six months forward to 71.9 from 83.3 in June.
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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.