U.S. Manufacturing Shipments Grow
Wood product manufacturing shipments were $9.1 billion, down 0.3% from the month prior. March shipments of furniture and related products rose 1.4% from February to $6.8 billion. Seasonally adjusted shipments for all U.S. manufacturing industries in March totaled $509.7 billion, an increase of 0.7% over February.
New orders for all U.S. manufacturing in March were $508.2 billion, increasing 1.9% from the month prior. Furniture and related product orders increased 1.1% from February to $6.6 billion. See U.S. Census Bureau