Paper and Packaging

January 2006
U.S. Industry Quarterly Review: Paper & Packaging;2006 1st Quarter, p75
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The article presents an overview of the economic performance of the U.S. machinery industry. Machinery prices increased by 3.6% while volume growth was about 6.5% in 2005. Machinery and equipment production increased by almost 5.0% according to the Federal Reserve Board. Semiconductor-making machinery exports slowed down to 15.0% in 2005 compared to 93.0% in 2004.


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