April Manufacturing ISM Report On Business®; PMI at 60.4%; New Orders, Production and Employment Growing; Supplier Deliveries Slower; Inventories Contracting

Backlog of Orders(b)

ISM’s Backlog of Orders Index registered 57.5 percent in April, 0.5 percentage point lower than the 58 percent reported in March. Of the 82 percent of respondents who reported their backlog of orders, 31 percent reported greater backlogs, 16 percent reported smaller backlogs, and 53 percent reported no change from March.

The 10 industries reporting increased order backlogs in April — listed in order — are: Apparel, Leather & Allied Products; Nonmetallic Mineral Products; Paper Products; Electrical Equipment, Appliances & Components; Transportation Equipment; Plastics & Rubber Products; Furniture & Related Products; Fabricated Metal Products; Computer & Electronic Products; and Miscellaneous Manufacturing. The three industries that reported decreases in order backlogs during April are: Machinery; Chemical Products; and Primary Metals.

Backlog of Orders    

%
Reporting

    %Greater     %Same     %Less     Net     Index
 
Apr 2010 82 31 53 16 +15 57.5
Mar 2010 84 30 56 14 +16 58.0
Feb 2010 86 33 56 11 +22 61.0
Jan 2010 84 26 60 14 +12 56.0

« Previous Page 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14  Next Page »



Review Article Be the first to review this article
Rand3D

Featured Video
Jobs
Mid-Level Mechanical Engineer for Kiewit at lenexa, Kansas
Mechanical Engineer for Allen & Shariff Corporation at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
System Designer/Engineer for Bluewater at Southfield, Michigan
Software Developer for CHA Consulting, Inc. at Norwell, Massachusetts
Geospatial Analyst/Programmer for LANDIQ at Sacramento, California
GIS Data Analyst for CostQuest Associates, Inc. at Cincinnati, Ohio
Upcoming Events
Live SOLIDWORKS Event Hosted by Converge at 2482 Patterson Rd Unit 2 Grand Junction CO - May 22, 2018
ESPRIT World 2018 at Indianapolis Marriott Downtown 350 West Maryland Street Indianapolis IN - Jun 11 - 15, 2018
HxGN LIVE 2018 at The Venetian Las Vegas NV - Jun 12 - 15, 2018
IMTS2018 International Manufacturing Tech Show at McCormick Place Chicago IL - Sep 10 - 15, 2018
Kenesto: 30 day trial
MasterCAM



Internet Business Systems © 2018 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise