Metalworking
Sub-Indices June June Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 52.9 54.3 -1.4 Growing Slower 10
Production 54.6 56.5 -1.9 Growing Slower 10
Backlog 46.9 47.5 -0.6 Contracting Faster 4
Employment 53.6 57.6 -4.0 Growing Slower 10
Exports 48.0 49.6 -1.6 Contracting Faster 4
Supplier Deliveries 55.8 55.9 -0.1 Lengthening Less 13
Material Prices 64.7 67.2 -2.5 Increasing Less 56
Prices Received 52.4 52.6 -0.2 Increasing Less 3
Future Business Expectations 71.5 72.5 -1.0 Improving Less 62
Metalworking Business Index 51.9 53.6 -1.7 Growing Slower 7