News

Builder Confidence Improves in September

U.S. builder confidence for new single-family homes in September increased 1 point from August to 76, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The HMI component gauging current sales conditions grew 1 point to 82 and the measurement of sales expectations in the next six months remained at 81

Read More »

U.S. RV Shipments Break July Record

The RV Industry Association’s monthly survey of U.S. manufacturers reported that shipments reached a record high for July at 44,537 units, rising 3.5% over the comparable month in 2020. The year-to-date total was 344,804 RVs shipped, 57.4% higher than the same period in 2020. See RV Industry Association

Read More »

Canadian Construction Investment Down in July

Canadian building construction investment in July fell 1.7% from June to $18.1 billion (CAD). Residential construction decreased 2.6% to $13.4 billion and non-residential totals slightly increased, up 0.9% in July to $4.6 billion. Single-family spending declined 4.0% from June to $7.2 billion. Multi-unit levels dropped 1.0% to $6.2 billion in July. See  Statistics Canada

Read More »

Manufacturing Decreases in July for Canada

Seasonally adjusted Canadian wood product sales in July were $4.01 billion (CAD), down 21.8% from June but up 46.0% from the comparable month in 2020. Sales of furniture and related products totaled $1.1 billion, rising 2.6% from June and 12.3% higher than July 2020. Canadian manufacturing sales for all industries fell 1.5% from June to

Read More »

CPA Publishes Safety Spotlight for September

CPA’s Safety Spotlight highlights examples, throughout the year, of member safety challenges and the new or novel corrective actions used to remedy the situation to make the workplace even safer. This month’s Safety Spotlight focuses on finger and hand injury prevention submitted by Roseburg. All members operating a manufacturing facility in North America are encouraged

Read More »

Builder Confidence Improves in September

U.S. builder confidence for new single-family homes in September increased 1 point from August to 76, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The HMI component gauging current sales conditions grew 1 point to 82 and the measurement of sales expectations in the next six months remained at 81

Read More »

U.S. RV Shipments Break July Record

The RV Industry Association’s monthly survey of U.S. manufacturers reported that shipments reached a record high for July at 44,537 units, rising 3.5% over the comparable month in 2020. The year-to-date total was 344,804 RVs shipped, 57.4% higher than the same period in 2020. See RV Industry Association

Read More »

Canadian Construction Investment Down in July

Canadian building construction investment in July fell 1.7% from June to $18.1 billion (CAD). Residential construction decreased 2.6% to $13.4 billion and non-residential totals slightly increased, up 0.9% in July to $4.6 billion. Single-family spending declined 4.0% from June to $7.2 billion. Multi-unit levels dropped 1.0% to $6.2 billion in July. See  Statistics Canada

Read More »

Manufacturing Decreases in July for Canada

Seasonally adjusted Canadian wood product sales in July were $4.01 billion (CAD), down 21.8% from June but up 46.0% from the comparable month in 2020. Sales of furniture and related products totaled $1.1 billion, rising 2.6% from June and 12.3% higher than July 2020. Canadian manufacturing sales for all industries fell 1.5% from June to

Read More »

CPA Publishes Safety Spotlight for September

CPA’s Safety Spotlight highlights examples, throughout the year, of member safety challenges and the new or novel corrective actions used to remedy the situation to make the workplace even safer. This month’s Safety Spotlight focuses on finger and hand injury prevention submitted by Roseburg. All members operating a manufacturing facility in North America are encouraged

Read More »
Scroll to Top