NEMA Demand Indices Show Mixed Results to End 2010

Demand for electrical products varied from one category to another at the end of 2010, according to demand indices from the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), Rosslyn, Va. NEMA’s Primary Industrial Controls Index increased 3.3 percent on a quarter-to-quarter basis during the fourth quarter of 2010 and registered sequential gains in five of the last six quarters. This latest increase is nearly 24 percent above its level of one year earlier.

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