Welcome to the Quarterly Survey of Plant Capacity Utilization (QPC) for 2016
The Quarterly Survey of Plant Capacity Utilization (QPC) provides statistics on the rates of capacity utilization for the U.S. manufacturing and publishing sectors on a quarterly basis. The survey is conducted by the Census Bureau on behalf of the Federal Reserve Board and the Defense Logistics Agency.
AUTHORITY AND CONFIDENTIALITY - The Census Bureau conducts the survey under the authority
of Title 13 U.S.C., Sections 8(b); 50 U.S.C., Section 98, et. seq; and 12 U.S.C., Section 244.
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