- Change in number of request for proposals from October to November - 52.4
- Change in number of orders from October to November - 52.3
- Change in backlog from October to November - 52.8
- Expected change in the health of the thermal-processing industry through December - 53.2
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 in the January 2007 issue of Industrial Heating.