The seasonally adjusted Milwaukee Report on Business fell to 52.1 in November from 57.1 in October, the Institute for Supply Management-Milwaukee reported.

New orders received slid to 56.8 from 63.5, production slipped to 55.6 from 62.6, employment decreased to 50.5 from 59.5, supplier deliveries inched up to 52.7 from 52.1, and backlog of orders soared to 52.6 from 43.2.

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