Federal Reserve data showed gains in manufacturing of durable goods, including machinery, vehicles, computers and electronics.
Productivity among manufacturers can’t keep up, rising at a 0.9% pace.
The decision follows President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s call on Tuesday for a boycott of U.S. electronics.
The motorcycle maker has been the target of angry tweets from President Donald Trump since announcing in June it would move some production abroad to sidestep European tariffs.
Imports of iron and steel from countries other than the U.S. have spiked, coinciding with President Donald Trump’s imposition of 25% tariffs on foreign steel from Canada and other countries.
Deregulation and tax cuts have helped boost attitudes.