September Booked Orders Indexes were 296 for Bulk Handling Equipment* and 195 for Unit Handling Equipment*.
The Twelve-Month Index for Booked Orders was 166 in September, an increase of 3% from August 2011’s Twelve-Month Index of 161.
The CEMA Billed Sales (shipments) Index was 184 in September, a decrease of 1% from August 2011’s Index of 185. The September 2011 Index represents an increase of 30% from the September 2010 Index of 142.
September Billed Sales Indexes were 306 for Bulk Handling Equipment* and 158 for Unit Handling Equipment*.
The Twelve-Month Index for Billed Sales was 159 in September, an increase of 2% from August 2011’s Twelve-Month Index of 156.
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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