ROSSLYN, Va.—LED A-line lamp shipments decreased 8.1 percent in 1Q 2017 compared to 4Q 2016. However, LED A-line lamps continued a year-over-year climb increasing 4.7 percent compared to 1Q 2016. Incandescent and halogen shipments posted a quarter-to-quarter decrease in 1Q 2017 compared to 4Q 2016, 14.9 percent, and 24.8 percent respectively. CFL lamps posted a quarter-to-quarter increase of 18.5 percent. Incandescent, halogen, and CFL lamp shipments all decreased in a year-over-year comparison of 1Q 2017 to 1Q 2016 decreasing 5.7 percent, 12.4 percent, and 39.9 percent respectively.
Halogen A-line lamps account for 45.1 percent of the consumer lamp market, followed by LED A-line lamps which account for 32.0 percent. CFLs and incandescent split the remaining 1Q 2017 consumer lamp market accounting for 13.3 and 9.6 percent respectively. Incandescent A-line lamps largely consist of 15W and 25W lamps.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents nearly 325 electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers that make safe, reliable, and efficient products and systems. Our combined industries account for 370,000 American jobs in more than 6,100 facilities covering every state. These industries produce $124 billion in shipments and $42 billion in exports of electrical equipment and medical imaging technologies per year.