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New NAGS Calculator to Take Effect May 12

National Auto Glass Specifications International has begun distributing its Spring 2008 Benchmark Calculator, which is set to take effect on May 12.

glassBYTEs.com™/AGRR magazine compared the newest catalog prices on the top 20 most popular parts with the May 2007 prices for the same parts, and found an average decrease of -0.08 percent on the prices.

Though many of the parts on the list saw a price decrease of less than 1 percent since last May, one (DW01303GTN) saw a full 1.16-percent decrease. Several parts also saw an increase-including DW01257GBY, which saw a 4.99-percent hike from the May 2007 calculator.

For the top 100 parts, the weighted average increase was .15 percent. For the top 500 parts, there was a weighted average decrease of .90 percent, and for the top 1,500 parts, there was a weighted average decrease of .96 percent.

NAGS Number May 14, 2007 Sept. 10, 2007 Jan. 14, 2008 May 12, 2008 Percent Change May '07 - May '08
DW01341GBY $187.70 $188.55 $188.15 $187.80 +0.05
DW01217GBY $198.30 $196.80 $196.70 $196.15 -1.08
DW01256GBN $244.45 $251.15 $248.15 $244.75 +0.12
DW01549GBY $193.45 $197.95 $191.40 $192.65 -0.41
DW01168GBN $182.65 $182.55 $182.10 $182.10 -0.30
DW01206GBY $187.15 $187.55 $186.40 $186.45 -0.37
DW01099GBN $181.20 $181.35 $181.15 $181.10 -0.06
DW01505GBY $222.05 $222.65 $219.00 $219.25 -1.26
DW01317GBY $193.50 $201.05 $200.55 $195.90 +1.24
DW01226GBN $214.90 $214.65 $212.95 $214.35 -0.26
DW01265GBN $244.25 $245.40 $243.85 $242.35 -0.78
DW01176GBN $192.00 $191.55 $190.60 $190.30 -0.89
DW01218GBY $236.55 $245.05 $239.35 $243.95 +3.13
FW02064GBN $190.35 $190.35 $189.50 $189.25 -0.58
DW01257GBY $233.40 $232.45 $233.25 $245.05 +4.99
FW00753GBN $188.80 $187.00 $187.15 $187.65 -0.61
DW01175GBY $201.45 $200.45 $197.50 $196.90 -2.26
FW02018GBN $185.50 $185.60 $185.00 $185.25 -0.13
DW01303GTN $181.55 $181.65 $179.90 $179.45 -1.16
DW01105GBN $188.40 $189.20 $188.65 $188.25 -0.08
AVERAGE PERCENT CHANGE -0.08

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