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CEMA December Booked Orders up 43% over November, 34% over 2010

The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its December 2011 Booked Orders Index was 213, up 64 points or 43% from November 2011’s Index of 149. The December 2011 Index represents an increase of 34% from the December 2010 Index of 159.

December Booked Orders Indexes were 337 for Bulk Handling Equipment* and 172 for Unit Handling Equipment*.

The Twelve-Month Index for Booked Orders was 183 in December, an increase of 3% from November 2011’s Twelve-Month Index of 178.

The CEMA Billed Sales (shipments) Index was 184 in December, an increase of 7% from November 2011’s Index of 172. The December 2011 Index represents an increase of 34% from the December 2010 Index of 137.
  
December Billed Sales Indexes were 340 for Bulk Handling Equipment* and 144 for Unit Handling Equipment*.

The Twelve-Month Index for Billed Sales was 170 in December, an increase of 2% from November 2011’s Twelve-Month Index of 166.
  
* 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.

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