PLANT ENGINEERING COST INDEX*

Change, % Current Month Year Facilities group index ago ago Clay construction products 145.3 0 0.6 Electric devices 149.7 0.7 1.8 Foundry and forge products 134.7 -0.2 0.5 Glass 106.9 0.1 -1.
By Staff January 1, 1999

Change, %

Current Month Year

Facilities group index ago ago

Clay construction products 145.3 0 0.6

Electric devices 149.7 0.7 1.8

Foundry and forge products 134.7 -0.2 0.5

Glass 106.9 0.1 -1.5

Gypsum products 186.5 3.6 7.9

Heating equipment 153.5 0.1 0.3

Lumber 169.7 -0.8 -10

Plywood 162.0 3 2.6

Millwork 171.4 -0.2 0.4

Paint 156.2 0.4 2.4

Copper-based alloy rod 163.2 0 -19.2

Pipe, steel 107.2 -0.5 -1.4

Plumbing fixtures 174.5 0.1 -0.1

Sash, metal frame trim 161.9 0.1 0.2

Sheet metal products 142.8 0 1.2

Tanks, metal 126.4 1.1 1.9

Wire, steel 106.1 -1.5 -2.6

Wiring devices 152.6 -1.2 -1.3

Valves 158.3 0 1.2

Material component 150.2 0.3 -0.7

Labor component 141.2 0.5 3.2

Facilities index 144.3 0.4 1.3

Change, %

Current Month Year

Equipment group index ago ago

Abrasives 143.3 -0.1 -0.1

Bearings 165.7 0 1.5

Belting 148.2 -0.1 1

Bolts, nuts, and screws 129.0 0.2 0.7

Hand tools, mechanical 165.7 0.0 1.3

Lubricants 123.4 -6.6 -1

Metals (steel products) 110.7 -0.9 -5.1

Metals (nonferrous) 118.3 -1.4 -10.9

Metal products (miscellaneous) 126.1 0.1 -0.2

Motors 146.1 -0.1 1.1

Power transmission equipment 158.3 0.2 1.9

Precision tools 152.4 0 1

Pumps 159.4 0.1 1.9

Tools, cutting 140.2 0 1.9

Wire and cable (nonferrous) 138.0 -1.5 -5.0

Wiring devices 152.6 -1.2 -1.3

Valves 158.3 0.0 1.2

Material component 142.7 -0.2 0.2

Labor component 160.0 0.2 3.1

Equipment index 153.4 0 1.7

Plant Engineering Cost Index 150.7 0.2 1.5

* Base Year: 1982=100