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CEMA Reports November Booked Orders up 10% from October, 21% over 2009

January 12, 2011
The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its November 2010 Booked Orders Index was 126, up 11 points or 10% from October 2010’s Index of 115. The November 2010 Index represents an increase of 21% from the November 2009 Index of 104.

November Booked Orders Indexes were 216 for Bulk Handling Equipment* and 96 for Unit Handling Equipment*).

The Twelve-Month Index for Booked Orders was 128 in November, an increase of 2% from October 2010’s Twelve-Month Index of 126.

The CEMA Billed Sales (shipments) Index was 127 in November, a decrease of 9% from October 2010’s Index of 140. The November 2010 Index represents an increase of 35% from the November 2009 Index of 94.
  
November Billed Sales Indexes were 216 for Bulk Handling Equipment* and 107 for Unit Handling Equipment*.

The Twelve-Month Index for Billed Sales was 126 in November, an increase of 2% from October 2010’s Twelve-Month Index of 123.
  
* 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.