Post-frame contractors and Frame Building News subscribers are expanding on pace with the other industries we cover. The difference is many of the other segments appear to be expanding into roll forming or other market areas. Based on the areas of expansion, post frame and FN subscribers appear to be growing their core business. Primary post frame is highest in adding construction personnel, job site equipment, and trucks, all of which fit the needs of additional work crews. In support staff, metal forming equipment and manufacturing equipment, primary post frame is the lowest. This seems to indicate no expansion in office work and no increase to manufacturing.
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