Metalworking
Sub-Indices June May Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 46.5 47.1 -0.6 Contracting Faster 3
Production 50.3 48.4 1.9 Growing From Contracting 1
Backlog 42.2 42.3 -0.1 Contracting Faster 15
Employment 50.0 50.3 -0.3 Flat From Growing 1
Exports 43.8 46.1 -2.3 Contracting Faster 15
Supplier Deliveries 53.4 52.6 0.8 Lengthening More 24
Material Prices 55.3 55.6 -0.3 Increasing Less 67
Prices Received 49.1 51.1 -2.0 Decreasing From Increasing 1
Future Business Expectations 64.4 65.2 -0.8 Improving Less 73
Metalworking Business Index 47.7 47.8 -0.1 Contracting Faster 3
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