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Conveyor index up 103% from October 2010

The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its October 2011 Booked Orders Index was 235. Index in October is up 17 points or 8% from September 2011’s Index of 218 (1990=100). The October 2011 Index represents an increase of 103% from the October 2010 Index of 116.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
December 09, 2011

The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its October 2011 Booked Orders Index was 235. Index in October is up 17 points or 8% from September 2011’s Index of 218 (1990=100). The October 2011 Index represents an increase of 103% from the October 2010 Index of 116.

October Booked Orders Indexes were 279 for Bulk Handling Equipment and 227 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 176 in October. Index in October represents an increase of 6% from September 2011’s Twelve-Month Index of 166.

The CEMA Billed Sales (shipments) Index was 179 in October. Index in October represents a decrease of 3% from September 2011’s Index of 184. The October 2011 Index represents an increase of 26% from the October 2010 Index of 142.

October Billed Sales Indexes were 294 for Bulk Handling Equipment* and 155 for Unit Handling Equipment*(1990=100).

The Twelve-Month Index for Billed Sales was 162 in October. Index in October represents an increase of 2% from Sepember 2011’s Twelve-Month Index of 159.

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