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CEMA: July booked orders are up 7% from last year

Index in July is down 26 points or 16% from June 2011’s Index of 167 (1990=100). The July 2011 Index represents an increase of 7% from the July 2010 Index of 132.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
September 09, 2011

The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its July 2011 Booked Orders Index was 141. Index in July is down 26 points or 16% from June 2011’s Index of 167 (1990=100). The July 2011 Index represents an increase of 7% from the July 2010 Index of 132.

July Booked Orders Indexes were 255 for Bulk Handling Equipment and 102 for Unit Handling Equipment (1990=100). July Billed Sales Indexes were 255 for Bulk Handling Equipment and 155 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 Booked Orders was 158 in July. Index in July represents no change from June 2011’s Twelve-Month Index of 158.

The CEMA Billed Sales (shipments) Index was 168 in July. Index in July represents a decrease of 11% from June 2011’s Index of 189. The July 2011 Index represents an increase of 17% from the July 2010 Index of 144.

The Twelve-Month Index for Billed Sales was 154 in July. Index in July represents an increase of 1% from June 2011’s Twelve-Month Index of 152.

CEMA: Conveyor index down 5% in June, up 1% from last year
The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its June 2011 Booked Orders Index was 167.

 

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