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EPI Index Makes Upward Move in September

After a long slumber that lasted the better part of two years, EM’s Electrical Price Index (EPI) moved up +0.4% last month based largely on the +2.1% increase for the Building Wire category; the +1.3% increase in Power Wire & Cable; and the +2.1% move in the Telephone supplies category. The overall index was up +0.9% over Sept. 2016. Switchgear (-1.2%) and Air Conditioners (-1.8%) took the biggest hit.

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