The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) 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. 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.
The Twelve-Month Index for Booked Orders was 158 in June, which represents no change from May 2011’s Twelve-Month Index of 158.
The CEMA Billed Sales (shipments) Index was 189 in June, an increase of 9% from May 2011’s Index of 174, and an increase of 42% from the June 2010 Index of 133.
June Billed Sales Indexes were 306 for Bulk Handling Equipment* and 166 for Unit Handling Equipment*.
The Twelve-Month Index for Billed Sales was 152 in June, an increase of 3% from May 2011’s Twelve-Month Index of 147.
* 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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