U.S. Manufacturing Shipments Rise for Sixth Straight Month
Seasonally adjusted shipments for all U.S. manufacturing industries in October rose for the sixth straight month, up 1.0% from September to $488.6 billion. Wood product shipments grew 1.4% to $10.2 billion over September. October shipments of furniture and related products increased 1.2% to $6.6 billion.
New orders for all U.S. manufacturing also increased for the sixth straight month, up 1.0% from September to $480.8 billion. Furniture and related product orders in October were down 0.4% from the previous month to $6.6 billion. See U.S. Census Bureau