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October EPI Tracking +2.7% Year-Over-Year

Some normally quiet categories made major moves.

Unusual movement surfaced in some normally quiet product categories in EM’s Electrical Price Index (EPI), with Pole-Line Hardware down -7.5% and Industrial Fixtures up +4.2%. Building Wire was flat and Power Wire & Cable was up +2% for the month and +7% for the year. Switchgear (-1.9%) and Panelboards & Switches (-1.5%) showed notable drops. As a whole, the Total Index was up just +0.1% for the month and +2.7% for the year.

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