U.S. Manufacturing Shipments Rise in August
Seasonally adjusted shipments for all U.S. manufacturing industries in August rose 0.3% from July to $481.28 billion. Wood product shipments totaled $9.74 billion, up 2.9% from July. August shipments of furniture and related products decreased 1.5% to $6.57 billion.
New orders for all U.S. manufacturing increased 0.7% from July to $470.14 billion. Furniture and related product orders down 1.1% from the previous month to $6.62 billion in August. See U.S. Census Bureau