Production was down in December versus 2016 and November. For the year, production was up compared to 2016. Production hourly wage up over 13 percent.
An analysis of the latest data released from the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), shows that collision repair industry production in December continued to decline slightly from the record levels it had achieved in June.
The industry’s total production, which we define as the total average weekly hours per month multiplied by the total number of production and non-supervisory workers employed each month, was 7.50 million man hours per week in