Metalworking
Sub-Indices June May Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 41.0 43.3 -2.3 Contracting Faster 3
Production 44.2 44.5 -0.3 Contracting Faster 3
Backlog 37.8 38.4 -0.6 Contracting Faster 27
Employment 46.7 46.8 -0.1 Contracting Faster 11
Exports 43.5 46.0 -2.5 Contracting Faster 27
Supplier Deliveries 52.9 52.6 0.3 Lengthening Faster 4
Material Prices 60.2 59.4 0.8 Increasing More 4
Prices Received 47.9 47.7 0.2 Decreasing Less 13
Future Business Expectations 61.0 63.5 -2.5 Improving Less 85
Metalworking Business Index 44.4 45.3 -0.9 Contracting Faster 15