U.S. Manufacturing Shipments Up in July
Seasonally adjusted shipments for all U.S. manufacturing industries in July rose 4.6% from June to $479.5 billion. Wood product shipments totaled $9.5 billion, up 5.9% from June. July shipments of furniture and related products increased 0.7% to $6.6 billion.
New orders for all U.S. manufacturing increased 6.4% from June to $466.1 billion. Furniture and related product orders expanded 1.9% from the previous month to $6.7 billion in July. See U.S. Census Bureau