Metalworking
Sub-Indices July June Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 43.3 41.0 2.3 Contracting Slower 4
Production 46.6 44.2 2.4 Contracting Slower 4
Backlog 40.4 37.8 2.6 Contracting Slower 28
Employment 46.3 46.7 -0.4 Contracting Faster 12
Exports 43.2 43.5 -0.3 Contracting Faster 28
Supplier Deliveries 51.9 52.9 -1.0 Lengthening Slower 5
Material Prices 57.0 60.2 -3.2 Increasing Less 5
Prices Received 46.4 47.9 -1.5 Decreasing More 14
Future Business Expectations 61.3 61.0 0.3 Improving More 86
Metalworking Business Index 45.3 44.4 0.9 Contracting Slower 16