Latest from Electrical Price Index

Photo 199231482 / Hye Jin / Kang /Dreamstime
Photo 199231482 / Hye Jin Kang / Dreamstime
199231482 / Hye Jin Kang/ Dreamstime
hye jin kang / DreamsTime
Hye Jin Kang / DreamsTime
Prices Cost Rising Photo 199231482 Hye Jin Kang Dreamstime Copy
Hye Jin Kang / DreamsTime
Prices Cost Rising Photo 199231482 Hye Jin Kang Dreamstime
Fabrizio Argonautaa / DreamsTime
Prices Cash Register Dreamstime Fabrizio Argonautaa 1025

July EPI Continues March to New Heights

Aug. 26, 2021
The surge in price increases for electrical products continued in July according to EM's Electrical Price Index.

Historic increases in steel-based electrical products led all categories in EM's Electrical Price Index for July. Boxes (+7.7%) and Conduit Fittings (+7.6%) led the way with huge numbers and year-over-year (YOY) increases topping +30%. Nonmetallic conduit (+6.5%); Switchgear (+3.7%); and Metal Conduit (+3.3%) also showed significant activity to the upside. Fourteen of the 28 product categories had monthly increases of +1% or more.