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Conveyor index up 14% from November 2010

The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its November 2011 Booked Orders Index was 145. Index in November is down 90 points or 38% from October 2011’s Index of 235 (1990=100). The November 2011 Index represents an increase of 14% from the November 2010 Index of 127.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
January 10, 2012

The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its November 2011 Booked Orders Index was 145. Index in November is down 90 points or 38% from October 2011’s Index of 235 (1990=100). The November 2011 Index represents an increase of 14% from the November 2010 Index of 127.

November Booked Orders Indexes were 296 for Bulk Handling Equipment and 91 for Unit Handling Equipment (1990=100).

The Twelve-Month Index for Booked Orders was 178 in November. Index in November represents an increase of 1% from October 2011’s Twelve-Month Index of 176.

The CEMA Billed Sales (shipments) Index was 170 in November. Index in November represents a decrease of 5% from October 2011’s Index of 179. The November 2011 Index represents an increase of 32% from the November 2010 Index of 129.

November Billed Sales Indexes were 288 for Bulk Handling Equipment and 143 for Unit Handling Equipment (1990=100).

The Twelve-Month Index for Billed Sales was 166 in November. Index in November represents an increase of 2% from October 2011’s Twelve-Month Index of 162.

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