Plant Engineering Cost Index

Facilities group, Clay construction products 144.1 0 1 Electric devices 145.8 0.3 2.2 Foundry and forge products 134.2 0.1 0.9 Glass 108.4 0.8 -0.7 Gypsum products 173.8 2.4 7.2 Heating equipment 153 0.1 0.8 Lumber 186.5 -2.8 2 Plywood 156 -3.9 -2.

01/01/1998


Facilities group , Clay construction products 144.1 0 1

Electric devices 145.8 0.3 2.2

Foundry and forge products 134.2 0.1 0.9

Glass 108.4 0.8 -0.7

Gypsum products 173.8 2.4 7.2

Heating equipment 153 0.1 0.8

Lumber 186.5 -2.8 2

Plywood 156 -3.9 -2.6

Millwork 171 -0.2 1.4

Paint 152.9 0.3 2.4

Copper-based alloy rod 201.9 0 4.3

Pipe, steel 92.7 0 3

Plumbing fixtures 175.2 0.2 2.1

Sash, metal frame trim 161.7 0.2 1.1

Sheet metal products 141 0.1 0.8

Structural metal products 136.4 0.1 2.6

Tanks, metal 123.6 0.6 1.6

Wire, steel 108.2 -0.2 1

Wiring devices 154.4 -0.1 1.8

Valves 157.1 0 3.3

Material component 151.2 -0.3 1.6

Labor component 137.4 -0.1 2.6

Facilities index 143 -0.2 2.1

Equipment Group

Abrasives 143.3 0 1.5

Bearings 160 0.2 2.6

Belting 146.3 -0.1 1.8

Bolts, nuts, screws 127.3 0 0.9

Hand tools, mechanical 163.6 0.1 1.4

Lubricants 122.9 -5.8 0

Metals (steel products) 116.9 0 0.8

Metals (nonferrous) 135.4 -0.8 4.1

Metal Products (miscellaneous) 126.3 0.1 0.2

Motors 145.1 0.4 0.3

Power transmission equipment 155 0.1 2.2

Precision tools 150.8 0.4 1.7

Pumps 156.7 0.6 3.9

Tools, cutting 137.7 0.2 1.8

Wire and cable (nonferrous) 147.3 -0.6 1.2

Wiring devices 154.4 -0.1 1.8

Valves 157.1 0 3.3

Material component 142.3 -0.6 1.8

Labor component 156.9 0.3 3.4

Equipment index 151.3 0 2.8

Plant Engineering cost index 148.7 -0.1 2.6

* Base year (1982) = 100





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