November Booked Orders Indexes were 296 for Bulk Handling Equipment* and 91 for Unit Handling Equipment*.
The Twelve-Month Index for Booked Orders was 178 in November, an increase of 1% from October 2011’s Twelve-Month Index of 176.
The CEMA Billed Sales (shipments) Index was 170 in November, a decrease of 5% from October 2011’s Index of 179. The November 2011 Index represents an increase of 32% from the November 2010 Index of 129.
November Billed Sales Indexes were 288 for Bulk Handling Equipment* and 143 for Unit Handling Equipment*.
The Twelve-Month Index for Billed Sales was 166 in November, an increase of 2% from October 2011’s Twelve-Month Index of 162.
* 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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