Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association

Monthly Statistics Report News Release

December 2010

NAPLES, FL. -- The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its December 2010 Booked Orders Index was 159. Index in December is up 32 points or 25% from November 2010's Index of 127 (1990=100). The December 2010 Index represents an increase of 51% from the December 2009 Index of 105.

December Booked Orders Indexes were 211 for Bulk Handling Equipment* and 145 for Unit
Handling Equipment*(1990=100).

The Twelve-Month Index for Booked Orders was 133 in December. Index in December represents an increase of 4% from November 2010's Twelve-Month Index of 128.

The CEMA Billed Sales (shipments) Index was 137 in December. Index in December represents an increase of 6% from November 2010's Index of 129. The December 2010 Index represents an increase of 30% from the December 2009 Index of 105.

December Billed Sales Indexes were 224 for Bulk Handling Equipment* and 120 for Unit Handling Equipment*(1990=100).

The Twelve-Month Index for Billed Sales was 129 in December. Index in December represents an increase of 2% from November 2010's Twelve-Month Index of 126.


* 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.