Current Industrial Reports
U. S. Department of Commerce
Economics and Statistics Administration
Bureau of the Census
Selected Air Pollution Control Equipment - 1997
Issued July 31, 1998
Information about the scope of the survey, methodology, explanation of terms and historical notes
for this survey may be found in the introduction of the 1996 Manufacturing Profiles, issued July 1998.
Obtaining reports: Current data are released electronically on Internet for all individual surveys as
they become available. Use http://www.census.gov/econ/www/manumenu.html. Individual reports
can be accessed by choosing "Current Industrial Reports (CIR's)," clicking on "Report Number Index;"
from the "Industrial Products by Numeric Index," choose the survey of interest. Follow the menu to
view the text (ASCII) file or to download the worksheet file (WK format) to your personal computer.
These data are also available through the U. S. Department of Commerce and STAT-USA Electronic
Bulletin Board by subscription. To access, dial 202-482-3870 and follow the prompts to register. Also,
you may call 202-482-1986 or 1-800-STAT-USA, for further information. The Internet address
address is: www.stat-usa.gov/.
For mail or fax copies of the publication, contact the Manufacturing and Construction Division
Information Center, 301-457-4673.
Address inquiries concerning these data to U. S. Department of Commerce, International Trade
Administration, Office of Industrial Resource Administration, Washington, DC 20230, or the Bureau
of the Census, Manufacturing and Construction Division, Washington, DC 20233, or call
Richard Wiesler, 301-457-4746.
Table 1. New Orders, Shipments, and Backlog of Orders for Selected Air Pollution Control Equipment: 1997 and 1996
[Quantity in number of units. Value in thousands of dollars]
Net new orders
Backlog of orders
at end of year
Selected Industrial air