U.S. Manufacturing Shipments Up in January
Total shipments for all U.S. manufacturing industries in February rose 0.2% from January to $500.5 billion. U.S. wood product manufacturing shipments were $9.5 billion, up 0.1% compared to January. February shipments of furniture and related products rose 1.3% from January to $6.7 billion.
New orders for all U.S. manufacturing in February were $498 billion, rising 1.2% from the month prior. Furniture and related product orders increased 2.9% from January to $6.7 billion. See U.S. Census Bureau