U.S. Manufacturing Shipments Up in April
Seasonally adjusted shipments for all U.S. manufacturing industries in April rose 0.4% from March to $487.81 billion. Wood product shipments grew 1.3% from March to $11.38 billion. April shipments of furniture and related products dipped 0.3% to $5.95 billion.
New orders for all U.S. manufacturing decreased 0.6% from March to $485.16 billion. Furniture and related product orders in April were up slightly 0.1% from the previous month to $6.12 billion. See U.S. Census Bureau