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Manufacturing:
Primary metal mfg

   
    Jan 1947    
 
 
    May 2020
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Units
Primary metal mfg
May 2020 190.4 194.4 210.5 Index Dec 1984=100
Iron & steel mills & ferroalloy mfg
May 2020 149.2 154.2 176.5 Index Dec 2003=100
Iron & steel mills & ferroalloy mfg
May 2020 149.2 154.2 176.5 Index Dec 2003=100
Iron and steel mills
May 2020 160.1 165.4 189.3 Index Jun 1982=100
Primary products
May 2020 159.8 165.6 190.3 Index Jun 1982=100
Cold rolled steel sheet and strip
May 2020 215.5 224.1 238.3 Index Jun 1982=100
Cold finished steel bars
. . . . Index Jun 1982=100
Steel ingots and semifinished products
May 2020 248.6 250.4 282.0 Index Jun 1982=100
Steel ingots and semifinished products other than wire rod, carbon
. . . . Index Dec 2010=100
Steel ingots and semifinished products, alloy
. . . . Index Dec 2010=100
Steel ingots and semifinished products, stainless
. . . . Index Dec 2010=100
Hot rolled steel sheet and strip, including tin mill products
May 2020 108.2 115.8 139.9 Index Jun 1982=100
Hot rolled steel bars, plates, and structural shapes
May 2020 188.8 191.8 213.7 Index Jun 1982=100
Hot rolled steel bars, carbon
. . . . Index Dec 2010=100
Hot rolled steel plates, carbon
. . . . Index Dec 2010=100
Hot rolled steel structural shapes, carbon
. . . . Index Dec 2010=100
Hot rolled steel bars, plates, and structural shapes, alloy
May 2020 93.9 94.4 107.9 Index Dec 2010=100
Hot rolled steel bars, plates, and structural shapes, stainless
. . . . Index Dec 2010=100
Secondary products and miscellaneous receipts
Miscellaneous receipts
. . . . Index Dec 2011=100
Secondary products
. . . . Index Jun 1982=100
Steel product mfg from purchased steel
May 2020 193.6 196.5 205.1 Index Dec 2003=100
Iron & steel pipe and tube mfg from purchased steel
May 2020 224.8 226.4 233.3 Index Dec 2003=100
Iron, steel pipe and tube from purchased steel
May 2020 321.5 323.9 333.6 Index Jun 1982=100
Primary products
May 2020 334.0 336.9 344.1 Index Jun 1982=100
Iron and steel pipes and tubes, purchased iron and steel
May 2020 334.0 336.9 344.1 Index Jun 1982=100
OCTG, standard, line pipe, carbon
. . . . Index Dec 2010=100
Pressure, mechanical, structural pipe and tube, carbon
May 2020 125.3 126.6 130.6 Index Dec 2010=100
Pipe and tube, alloy
May 2020 113.0 . 112.3 Index Dec 2010=100
Pipe and tube, stainless
May 2020 85.5 86.2 85.1 Index Dec 2010=100
Secondary products and miscellaneous receipts
Rolling & drawing of purchased steel
May 2020 170.1 174.3 185.0 Index Dec 2003=100
Rolled steel shape mfg
May 2020 191.3 201.5 215.6 Index Jun 1982=100
Primary products
May 2020 174.6 185.4 198.7 Index Jun 1982=100
Cold rolled steel sheet and strip, made from purchased steel
May 2020 176.7 193.9 209.2 Index Jun 1982=100
Cold rolled sheets and strip, carbon steel
. . . . Index Dec 2010=100
Cold rolled sheets and strip, alloy steel
. . . . Index Dec 2010=100
Cold rolled sheets and strip, stainless steel
. . . . Index Dec 2010=100
Cold finished steel bars and bar shapes, purchased steel
May 2020 187.6 188.5 199.5 Index Jun 1982=100
Cold finished steel bars and bar shapes, carbon steel
. . . . Index Dec 2010=100
Cold finished steel bars and bar shapes, alloy steel
. . . . Index Dec 2010=100
Secondary products and miscellaneous receipts
Steel wire drawing
May 2020 219.4 219.5 231.1 Index Jun 1982=100
Primary products
May 2020 221.8 221.9 234.4 Index Jun 1982=100
Steel wire, including galvanized and other coated wire
May 2020 190.5 191.9 198.1 Index Jun 1982=100
Carbon steel wire
May 2020 196.3 197.0 207.7 Index Jun 1982=100
Secondary products and miscellaneous receipts
Alumina & aluminum production & processing
May 2020 111.1 115.5 132.4 Index Dec 2003=100
Alumina & aluminum production & processing
May 2020 111.2 115.6 132.5 Index Dec 2003=100
Alumina refining and primary aluminum production
. . . . Index Jun 1980=100
Primary products
. . . . Index Jun 1980=100
Aluminum oxide, except natural alumina
. . . . Index Dec 1982=100
Secondary smelting and alloying of aluminum
May 2020 104.2 106.3 121.3 Index Dec 2003=100
Primary products
May 2020 110.6 112.9 130.1 Index Jun 1980=100
Aluminum ingot, including billet, made by secondary smelters
May 2020 94.7 97.2 115.3 Index Dec 2003=100
Secondary products and miscellaneous receipts
. . . . Index Jun 1980=100
Aluminum sheet, plate, and foil mfg
May 2020 163.7 170.3 200.6 Index Jun 1981=100
Primary products
May 2020 169.2 176.0 207.3 Index Jun 1981=100
Aluminum sheet, plate, and foil
May 2020 169.2 176.0 207.3 Index Jun 1981=100
Secondary products and miscellaneous receipts
Other aluminum rolling, drawing, and extruding
May 2020 175.4 184.7 200.6 Index Dec 1981=100
Primary products
May 2020 179.0 189.2 205.7 Index Dec 1981=100
Aluminum extruded products
. . . . Index Dec 1981=100
Extruded aluminum rod, bar, and other extruded shapes
. . . . Index Dec 1981=100
Extruded and drawn aluminum tube
. . . . Index Dec 1994=100
Secondary products and miscellaneous receipts
Secondary products
. . . . Index Dec 2011=100
Nonferrous (exc alum) production & processing
May 2020 213.2 214.2 214.1 Index Dec 2003=100
Nonferrous metal (except aluminum) smelting and refining
May 2020 220.3 219.7 217.8 Index Dec 2003=100
Nonferrous metal (except aluminum) smelting and refining
May 2020 86.7 86.5 85.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Primary products
May 2020 91.7 91.4 89.6 Index Dec 2009=100
Primary smelting and refining of copper
. . . . Index Jun 1980=100
Primary nonferrous metal, except copper and aluminum
. . . . Index Dec 2011=100
Secondary products and miscellaneous receipts
Copper rolling/drawing/extruding & alloying
May 2020 215.4 212.9 233.3 Index Dec 2003=100
Copper rolling, drawing, extruding, and alloying
May 2020 85.0 84.1 92.1 Index Dec 2011=100
Primary products
May 2020 84.1 83.0 91.5 Index Dec 2011=100
Copper rolling, drawing, and extruding
. . . . Index Dec 1980=100
Copper and copper-base alloy rod, bar, and shapes
. . . . Index Dec 1980=100
Copper and copper-base alloy sheet, strip, and plate
. . . . Index Dec 1980=100
Copper and copper-base alloy pipe and tube
. . . . Index Dec 1980=100
Copper wire and cable (except mechanical) drawing
. . . . Index Dec 2003=100
Secondary processing of copper
. . . . Index Dec 2003=100
Secondary products and miscellaneous receipts
Other nonferrous roll/draw/extruding/alloying
May 2020 205.6 209.7 195.0 Index Dec 2003=100
Nonferrous metal (except copper and aluminum) rolling, drawing, and extruding
May 2020 164.0 164.2 175.6 Index Dec 2003=100
Primary products
May 2020 140.9 141.1 151.3 Index Dec 2003=100
All other nonferrous metal mill shapes
. . . . Index Jun 1982=100
Nickel and nickel-base alloy mill shapes
May 2020 190.8 190.8 194.3 Index Jun 1982=100
Titanium and titanium-base alloy mill shapes
. . . . Index Jun 1982=100
Secondary products and miscellaneous receipts
Secondary smelting, refining, and alloying of nonferrous metal (except copper and aluminum)
May 2020 242.9 249.7 217.7 Index Dec 2003=100
Primary products
May 2020 240.8 248.2 217.6 Index Dec 2003=100
All other miscellaneous secondary nonferrous metals, including secondary lead
May 2020 83.2 83.4 82.0 Index Jun 2011=100
Nonferrous metal powders, paste, and flakes (excluding aluminum and copper)
. . . . Index Jun 1985=100
Secondary precious metals and precious metal alloys
. . . . Index Jun 1980=100
Secondary products and miscellaneous receipts
Miscellaneous receipts
. . . . Index Jun 2011=100
Secondary products
. . . . Index Dec 2003=100
Foundries
May 2020 155.3 155.4 155.2 Index Dec 2003=100
Ferrous metal foundries
May 2020 225.0 225.0 221.6 Index Dec 1984=100
Iron foundries
May 2020 264.8 264.7 263.4 Index Dec 1980=100
Primary products
May 2020 256.2 256.1 254.7 Index Dec 1980=100
Standard and pearlitic malleable iron castings
. . . . Index Jun 2012=100
Ductile iron pressure pipe and fittings
May 2020 315.0 312.2 315.8 Index Dec 1980=100
Other ductile iron castings
May 2020 179.2 179.4 178.2 Index Jun 1986=100
Cast iron pressure pipe and fittings
. . . . Index Jun 2012=100
Other ductile iron castings for automotive uses
May 2020 96.1 96.1 . Index Jun 2012=100
Other ductile iron castings for all other uses
May 2020 112.0 112.3 110.7 Index Jun 2012=100
Cast iron soil pipe and fittings, all sizes
May 2020 240.6 240.6 240.6 Index Dec 2003=100
Other gray iron castings
May 2020 167.6 167.9 165.8 Index Dec 2003=100
Secondary products and miscellaneous receipts
Secondary products
. . . . Index Dec 2003=100
Steel investment foundries
May 2020 275.8 275.9 264.5 Index Jun 1981=100
Primary products
May 2020 261.3 261.4 250.2 Index Jun 1981=100
Steel investment castings
May 2020 261.3 261.4 250.2 Index Jun 1981=100
Secondary products and miscellaneous receipts
Secondary products
May 2020 454.8 454.8 455.8 Index Jun 1981=100
Steel foundries, except investment
May 2020 218.9 219.1 215.5 Index Jun 1981=100
Primary products
May 2020 165.4 165.7 162.1 Index Dec 2003=100
Carbon steel castings, except investment
May 2020 264.8 265.8 262.1 Index Jun 1981=100
High alloy steel castings, except investment
. . . . Index Jun 1981=100
Other alloy steel castings, except investment
. . . . Index Dec 2003=100
Secondary products and miscellaneous receipts
. . . . Index Jun 1981=100
Nonferrous metal foundries
May 2020 189.9 190.0 193.9 Index Dec 1984=100
Nonferrous metal die-casting foundries
May 2020 95.4 95.4 99.2 Index Dec 2011=100
Primary products
May 2020 95.4 95.4 99.4 Index Dec 2011=100
Aluminum and aluminum-base alloy die-castings
May 2020 151.1 151.0 158.6 Index Jun 1983=100
Nonferrous (except aluminum) die-castings
. . . . Index Jun 1991=100
Secondary products and miscellaneous receipts
Secondary products
. . . . Index Dec 2011=100
Aluminum foundries, except die-casting
May 2020 171.2 171.6 169.0 Index Jun 1991=100
Primary products
May 2020 165.3 165.4 162.8 Index Jun 1991=100
Aluminum foundries
May 2020 165.3 165.4 162.8 Index Jun 1991=100
Aluminum and aluminum-base alloy sand castings
. . . . Index Jun 1983=100
Aluminum and aluminum-base alloy permanent and semipermanent mold castings (exc cast aluminum)
. . . . Index Jun 1983=100
Secondary products and miscellaneous receipts
Secondary products
. . . . Index Jun 2008=100
Other nonferrous metal foundries (except die-casting)
May 2020 100.8 100.7 101.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Primary products
May 2020 100.1 100.1 100.9 Index Dec 2011=100
Copper products (except die-cast)
May 2020 306.9 306.7 315.4 Index Jun 1983=100
Other nonferrous products (except-die-cast)
May 2020 215.3 215.3 210.2 Index Jun 1983=100
Secondary products and miscellaneous receipts
Secondary products
May 2020 125.6 125.6 118.9 Index Dec 2011=100
   

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