Finishing
Sub-Indices July June Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 53.5 54.8 -1.3 Growing Slower 7
Production 55.4 57.0 -1.6 Growing Slower 7
Backlog 46.7 50.0 -3.3 Contracting From Flat 1
Employment 53.1 59.2 -6.1 Growing Slower 3
Exports 48.7 53.5 -4.8 Contracting From Growing 1
Supplier Deliveries 54.8 55.9 -1.1 Lengthening Less 32
Material Prices 65.5 70.4 -4.9 Increasing Less 32
Prices Received 52.7 53.4 -0.7 Increasing Less 2
Future Business Expectations 71.5 75.7 -4.2 Improving Less 32
Finishing Business Index 52.0 55.1 -3.1 Growing Slower 7