U.S. Manufacturing Shipments Remain Steady in July
Total shipments for all U.S. manufacturing industries in July were $501.7 billion, remaining virtually unchanged from June. U.S. wood product manufacturing shipments rose 0.8% from the prior month to $9.5 billion. July shipments of furniture and related products increased 0.5% from June to $6.6 billion.
New orders for all U.S. manufacturing in July were $497.8 billion, falling 0.8% from the month prior. Furniture and related product orders dropped 2.8% from June to $6.5 billion. See U.S. Census Bureau