Annualized growth through September is 8.1 percent.
Day: November 16, 2016
First-quarter profit of $22.6 million up 20.6 percent from same quarter in 2015.
Advance in final demand prices includes 0.4 percent increase in final demand goods index.
Capacity utilization decreased 0.1 percent to 75.3 percent.
Increase due to higher sales in the transportation equipment and fabricated metal industries.