Spring 2012 NAGS Calculator Shows Mix of Increases and Decreases for Popular Part Benchmark Prices
May 14, 2012

by Erica Terrini, eterrini@glass.com

The Spring 2012 National Auto Glass Specifications International (NAGS) Benchmark Calculator takes effect today. glassBYTEs.com™/AGRR™ magazine has analyzed the top 20 most popular part numbers, as reported by NAGS, and found that the benchmark prices for 12 of the 20 parts have risen since the May 2011 calculator. Likewise, eight of the 20 have seen drops in benchmark since the May 2011 release. The average percent change of the top 20 parts from Spring 2011 to Spring 2012 is +0.1 percent.

Two parts, the DW01256GBNN and the DW01317GBYN, have seen several increases over the last two years. Both part prices are up 2.8 percent from May 2011—the part price DW01256GBNN rose from $249.90 to $256.95 and the DW01317GBYN from $208.70 to $214.65. The DW01256GBNN rose 5.2 percent from Fall 2010 to Fall 2011—$244.40 to $257.05, and 3.8 percent from Spring 2010 to Spring 2011. The DW01317GBYN rose 3.8 percent from Fall 2010 to Fall 2011, and 3.1 percent from Spring 2010 to Spring 2011.
Another notable increase is for the DW01265GBNN, which rose 2.3 percent over the last year—from $239.90 to $245.50.

Among the decreases in the latest catalog is a 3.5 percent drop in benchmark price for the DW01504GBYN. Also, the DW01551GBYN saw a 2.1 percent decrease; and the DW01512GBNN a 1.9 percent decrease.

Part No.
May 9, 2011
September 12, 2011
January 9, 2012
May 14, 2012 Percent Change from
Spring 2011-Spring 2012
DW01549GBYN
$194.25
$194.25
$194.30
$193.55 -0.4
DW01217GBYN
$200.15
$200.15
$199.70
$199.40 -0.4
DW01341GBYN
$191.40
$192.50
$192.60
$191.55 +0.1
DW01256GBNN
$249.90
$257.05
$252.90
$256.95 +2.8
DW01408GTNN
$186.60
$188.20
$189.55
$188.80 +1.2
DW01504GBYN
$253.45
$258.15
$251.95
$244.70 -3.5
DW01658GBYN $221.40 $221.65 $222.35 $220.65 -0.3
DW01505GBYN $227.60 $229.65 $227.10 $226.50 -0.5
DW01168GBNN $187.10 $187.65 $186.90 $187.45 +0.2
DW01317GBYN $208.70 $212.45 $213.15 $214.65 +2.8
DW01099GBNN $186.70 $186.70 $187.35 $187.40 +0.4
DW01265GBNN $239.90 $239.90 $248.15 $245.50 +2.3
DW01206GBYN $191.10 $191.10 $190.80 $191.25 +0.1
DW01551GBYN $216.35 $215.35 $213.60 $211.90 -2.1
DW01303GTNN $182.30 $183.95 $183.05 $183.10 +0.4
FW02064GBNN $191.15 $192.60 $192.15 $192.50 +0.7
DW01512GBNN $215.00 $213.85 $212.40 $210.95 -1.9
DW01470GBNN $212.15 $212.40 $211.40 $209.45 -1.3
FW02351GBNN $196.20 $197.65 $196.95 $197.50 +0.7
DW01176GBNN $210.85 $212.75 $213.55 $211.90 +0.5

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

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