Medical
Sub-Indices August July Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 74.0 61.8 12.2 Growing Faster 7
Production 61.5 64.5 -3.0 Growing Slower 7
Backlog 54.2 48.7 5.5 Growing From Contracting 1
Employment 60.4 46.1 14.3 Growing From Contracting 1
Exports 53.1 64.9 -11.8 Growing Slower 3
Supplier Deliveries 51.0 55.4 -4.4 Lengthening Less 2
Material Prices 61.5 61.4 0.1 Increasing More 24
Prices Received 55.2 50.0 5.2 Increasing From Flat 1
Future Business Expectations 80.2 71.1 9.1 Improving More 33
Medical Business Index 59.0 56.9 2.1 Growing Faster 7