Second Quarter Consumer Lamp Indexes Show A Year-Over-Year Increase In LED A-Line Shipments
October 23, 2017
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) released its 2017 second quarter Lamp Indexes. The NEMA Lamp Indexes are composite measures of member companies' U.S. shipments of a variety of lamp types. The report is designed to track underlying demand for these types of lamps.
Despite a 14.3 percent decrease compared to the first quarter, LED A-line lamp shipments continued a year-over-year climb with an increase of 13.8 percent compared to 2Q in 2016. Incandescent, halogen and CFL lamp shipments decreased in a year-over-year comparison of 2Q 2017 to 2Q 2016; decreasing 31.1 percent, 23.4 percent and 33.1 percent respectively.