DISC Corp. nails 2009 economic forecast for electrical market

Many industry observers were shocked when they saw so many publicly held electrical distributors and electrical manufacturers report 20 percent declines in sales in the recent bevy of second-quarter 2009 financial reports. Not Herm Isenstein, president of DISC Corp., Orange, Conn., the leading provider of sales forecast data in the electrical market. Back in January he forecast a 27-percent decline in total 2009 industry sales and a 34-percent decline in the contractor segment. Herm is not

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