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.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
August 10, 2011 - MMH Editorial

The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its June 2011 Booked Orders Index was 167. Index in June is down 8 points or 5% from May 2011’s Index of 175 (1990=100). The June 2011 Index represents an increase of 1% from the June 2010 Index of 166.

June Booked Orders Indexes were 290 for Bulk Handling Equipment and 125 for Unit Handling Equipment (1990=100). June Billed Sales Indexes were 306 for Bulk Handling Equipment and 166 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 June. Index in June represents no change from May 2011’s Twelve-Month Index of 158.

The CEMA Billed Sales (shipments) Index was 189 in June. Index in June represents an increase of 9% from May 2011’s Index of 174. The June 2011 Index represents an increase of 42% from the June 2010 Index of 133.

The Twelve-Month Index for Billed Sales was 152 in June. Index in June represents an increase of 3% from May 2011’s Twelve-Month Index of 147.

 



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