Metalforming shipments slow, but uptick expected: survey

Aug 15, 2012 | 02:44 PM | Corinna Petry

Tags  Precision Metalforming Association, shipments, orders, forecast, stampers, wire drawers, market strengths and weaknesses, William Gaskin Corinna Petry

CHICAGO — Although 40 percent of metalforming companies say shipments have fallen from three months ago, the number expecting orders to increase going forward has risen.

According to a survey by Independence, Ohio-based Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) of 109 metalformers, 29 percent said that they expect incoming orders to rise in the next three months. That’s up from 26 percent in July.....

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