June 2003 index numbers, released today, reflect the changes experienced in responding companies' business activities from May 2003 to June 2003.
Industrial Heating Economic Indicators for June showed across the board declines for all four indicators. All four indices registered values below 50, indicating a decline in business levels. June 2003 index numbers reflect the changes experienced in responding companies' business activities from May 2003 to June 2003.
Change in number of Request for Proposals from May to June is 48.1, change in the Number of Orders from May to June is 49.5, change in Backlog from May to June is 48.0 and expected change in the Health of Thermal Processing Industry through July is 49.2.
A number above 50.0 indicates increased activity or growth. A number below 50.0 indicates decreased activity or a decline in growth. Look for these numbers, along with historical values, on the editorial page of the next issue of Industrial Heating.
Roughly 375 industry suppliers are faxed a survey the first full week of each month. If you are an industry supplier and would like to participate in this monthly survey, please contact Industrial Heating publisher, Doug Glenn - tel: 412-531-3370, or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. These results are also published monthly on the editorial page of Industrial Heating.
Industrial Heating Economic Indicators for June 2003 Show Decline
July 21, 2003