Metalworking
Sub-Indices July June Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 56.1 58.3 -2.2 Growing Slower 8
Production 57.8 60.8 -3.0 Growing Slower 9
Backlog 53.6 53.1 0.5 Growing Faster 6
Employment 58.1 56.9 1.2 Growing Faster 8
Exports 48.4 50.0 -1.6 Contracting From Flat 1
Supplier Deliveries 56.3 58.3 -2.0 Lengthening Slower 17
Material Prices 65.0 66.2 -1.2 Increasing Less 17
Prices Received 53.0 53.9 -0.9 Increasing Less 8
Future Business Expectations 75.6 78.6 -3.0 Improving Less 98
Metalworking Business Index 55.0 56.2 -1.2 Growing Slower 7