U.S. Manufacturing Shipments Up in May
Total seasonally adjusted shipments for all U.S. manufacturing industries in May rose 3.1% from April to $417 billion. U.S. wood product manufacturing shipments totaled $8.6 billion, down 4.0% from April. May shipments of furniture and related products increased 4.3% to $6.1 billion.
New orders for all U.S. manufacturing increased 8.0% from April to $412.8 billion. Furniture and related product orders rose 5.3% from the previous month to $6.11 billion. See U.S. Census Bureau