U.S. Manufacturing Shipments Grow
Total shipments for all U.S. manufacturing industries in May rose 0.6% from April to $496.1 billion. U.S. wood product manufacturing shipments were $9.4 billion, up 1.2% compared to the month prior. May shipments of furniture and related products rose 1.4% from April to $6.6 billion.
New orders for all U.S. manufacturing in May were $498.2 billion, rising 0.4% from the month prior. Furniture and related product orders rose 1.1% from April to $6.6 billion. See U.S. Census Bureau