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“The Federal Reserve reports that industrial production was unchanged in May. This follows a 0.4 percent drop in April,” said Don Norman, senior economist for the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI). “Manufacturing production increased by 0.1 percent in May. The increase was led by durable goods such as motor vehicles, electrical equipment, and computers. Altogether, 12 of the 20 major industries saw production increases, six experienced declines, and two were unchanged. Manufacturing production had declined in the previous two months.