DISC Forecast Shows Industrial Market Taking Baby Steps on Road to Recovery

In mid-2003, electrical distributors are still mired in the throes of a recession that doesn't want to quit. The economy overall is moving along at a snail's pace, with growth in the first quarter of 2003 up 1.9 percent (an annual rate) from the fourth quarter of 2002.

But it's not much consolation for vendors, reps and distributors to know the overall economy is growing while electrical distributor industry sales continue to fall. Industry sales tumbled from a peak of $76 billion thr

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