EPI Increases 0.4% in August

EPI Increases 0.4% in August

Electrical Marketing's Electrical Price Index (EPI) increased for the first time since May, rising 0.4% to 143.7 points. Power wire & cable (+1.2%) showed one of the larger increases. Other core electrical products in the plus column included wiring devices & connectors (+1.2%); panelboards and switches (+1.1%); circuit breakers (+1.1%) and transformers (+1%).

Note: All EPI series represent Global Insight aggregates of Bureau of Labor Statistics' (BLS) produc

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