TITLE

Metalforming Companies Predict Business Conditions Slipping

PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Metal Center News;Jul2006, Vol. 46 Issue 8, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the expectation of metalforming companies that business conditions in Canada and the U.S. will continue their downward trend according to the June 2006 report of the Precision Metalforming Association. Also expected to drop are incoming orders until October 2006. The current average daily shipping levels remained stable in June 2006.
ACCESSION #
21800810

 

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