NEMA Launches Electroindustry Economic Outlook Service

By Consulting Specifying Engineer Staff April 18, 2006

NEMA Business Information Services (NEMA/BIS), the consulting arm of the National Electrical Manufacturers Assn., has announced the availability of its newest product, the Electroindustry Economic Outlook Service, an up-to-date, forward-looking analysis of the electroindustry and the economic fundamentals that drive it.

The Electroindustry Economic Outlook Service is described by the association as a subscription-based, regularly updated compendium of the information that industry professionals and executives most often request. Content is drawn from a wealth of data sources, including numerous U.S. government and international data agencies, the Global Insight model of the U.S. economy and NEMA/BIS’s own proprietary forecast models.

The Electroindustry Economic Outlook Service provides extensive coverage of (1) macroeconomic conditions in the United States and other global markets; (2) key industry drivers such as the manufacturing sector and housing and nonresidential construction; and (3) electroindustry indicators such as shipments and orders, factory output, and business confidence. Web-based PowerPoint presentations allow easy access to the service’s quarterly forecast updates and monthly historical data updates.

“This new service is the outgrowth of a biannual outlook series that was originally developed for the NEMA Board of Governors and has now become one of our most sought after products,” says Don Leavens, NEMA chief economist. “Members especially appreciate being able to fold NEMA/BIS’s slides directly into their own company presentations.”

For information about subscriptions and introductory pricing, contact Tim Gill, director economics, at or call 703-841-3298.