U.S. Manufacturing Shipments Steady in October
Total shipments for all U.S. manufacturing industries in October were $500.16 billion, unchanged from the month prior. U.S. wood product manufacturing shipments totaled $9.23 billion, up 0.5% from September. October shipments of furniture and related products increased 1.2% to $6.86 billion.
New orders for all U.S. manufacturing rose 0.3% from September to $496.96 billion. Furniture and related product orders grew 3.2% from the previous month to $6.89 billion. See U.S. Census Bureau