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CEMA Reports October Booked Orders up 1% from 2009

December 10, 2010
The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its October 2010 Booked Orders Index was 115, which represents an increase of 1% from the October 2009 Index of 114. Index in October is down 47 points or 29% from September 2010’s Index of 162 (1990=100).

October Booked Orders Indexes were 216 for Bulk Handling Equipment* and 80 for Unit Handling Equipment*(1990=100). The Twelve-Month Index for Booked Orders was 127 in October. Index in October represents no change from September 2010’s Twelve-Month Index of 127.

The CEMA Billed Sales (shipments) Index was 140 in October. Index in October represents a decrease of 2% from September 2010’s Index of 143. The October 2010 Index represents an increase of 27% from the October 2009 Index of 110.
  
October Billed Sales Indexes were 233 for Bulk Handling Equipment* and 120 for Unit Handling Equipment*(1990=100).

The Twelve-Month Index for Billed Sales was 123 in October. Index in October represents an increase of 2% from September 2010’s Twelve-Month Index of 121.
  

* 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.

For more information, visit www.cemanet.org.