CEMA: Conveyor index up 35% in September

The September 2011 Index represents an increase of 35% from the September 2010 Index of 161.

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The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its September 2011 Booked Orders Index was 218. Index in September is up 56 points or 35% from August 2011’s Index of 162 (1990=100). The September 2011 Index represents an increase of 35% from the September 2010 Index of 161.

The Twelve-Month Index for Booked Orders was 166 in September. Index in September represents an increase of 3% from August 2011’s Twelve-Month Index of 161.

The CEMA Billed Sales (shipments) Index was 184 in September. Index in September represents a decrease of 1% from August 2011’s Index of 185. The September 2011 Index represents an increase of 30% from the September 2010 Index of 142.

September Billed Sales Indexes were 306 for Bulk Handling Equipment and 158 for Unit Handling Equipment (1990=100). Since Bulk Handling Systems booked and billed sales are reported quarterly and are averaged back to the two preceding months, the booked and billed indexes for non-quarter ending months for Bulk Handling Equipment and Category X, total of all categories, are adjusted quarterly.

The Twelve-Month Index for Billed Sales was 159 in September. Index in September represents an increase of 2% from August 2011’s Twelve-Month Index of 156.


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