Winter 2012 NAGS Calculator Shows Mostly Increases for Popular Parts
January 10, 2012

by Penny Stacey, pstacey@glass.com

The Winter 2012 National Auto Glass Specifications International (NAGS) Benchmark Calculator took effect yesterday, on January 9, 2012.

glassBYTEs.com™/AGRR™ magazine analyzed 20 popular part numbers and found that the benchmark prices for 17 of the 20 parts have risen since the January 2011 calculator. Likewise, only three of the twenty have seen drops in benchmark since the January 2011 release.

One part, the DW01176GBNN, has seen several major increases over the last two years. The part price is up 6.9 percent from January 2011—from $199.80 to $213.55. It rose 6.8 percent from Fall 2010 to Fall 2011—$199.15 to $212.75, and 9.7 percent from Spring 2010 to Spring 2011. The DW01176GBNN part price is up 0.4 percent since the last release in Fall 2011, at which time it was priced at $212.75.
Another notable increase is for the DW01317GBYN, which rose 3.7 percent over the last year—from $205.60 to $213.15.

Three of the 20 parts analyzed saw drops over the last year—the DW01504GBYN with a 0.9 percent decrease; the DW01505GBYN with a 0.1 percent decrease; and the DW01551GBYN with a 1.3 percent decrease.

Part No.
Jan. 10, 2011
May 9, 2011
Sept. 12, 2011
Jan. 9, 2012
Percent Change
from Winter 2011 -
Winter 2012
DW01341GBYN $189.10 $191.40 $192.50 $192.60 +1.9
DW01217GBYN $195.05 $200.15 $200.15 $199.70 +2.3
DW01549GBYN $191.55 $194.25 $194.25 $194.30 +1.4
DW01256GBNN $244.85 $249.90 $257.05 $252.90 +3.3
DW01504GBYN $254.20 $253.45 $258.15 $251.95 -0.9
DW01317GBYN $205.60 $208.70 $212.45 $213.15 +3.7
DW01168GBNN $184.80 $187.10 $187.65 $186.90 +1.1
DW01505GBYN $227.40 $227.60 $229.65 $227.10 -0.1
DW01206GBYN $188.90 $191.10 $191.10 $190.80 +1.0
DW01099GBNN $183.90 $186.70 $186.70 $187.35 +1.9
DW01265GBNN $235.80 $239.90 $239.90 $248.15 +5.2
DW01658GBYN $221.55 $221.40 $221.65 $222.35 +0.4
FW02064GBNN $189.70 $191.15 $192.60 $192.15 +1.3
DW01551GBYN $216.40 $216.35 $215.35 $213.60 -1.3
DW01176GBNN $199.80 $210.85 $212.75 $213.55 +6.9
DW01303GTNN $181.05 $182.30 $183.95 $183.05 +1.1
DW01460GBYN $259.10 $260.25 $264.95 $264.95 +2.3
DW01226GBNN $217.40 $219.30 $218.50 $217.65 +0.1
FW02351GBNN $193.40 $196.20 $197.65 $196.95 +1.7
FW02018GBNN $188.10 $191.05 $191.55 $190.65 +1.4

Does the latest NAGS calculator reflect what you're seeing in the marketplace? Please send your thoughts to pstacey@glass.com.


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