Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association

Monthly Statistics Report News Release

May, 2011

NAPLES, FL. -- The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its May 2011 Booked Orders Index was 173. Index in May is down 46 points or 21% from April 2011's Index of 219 (1990=100). The May 2011 Index represents an increase of 32% from the May 2010 Index of 131.

May Booked Orders Indexes were 266 for Bulk Handling Equipment* and 142 for Unit
Handling Equipment*(1990=100).

The Twelve-Month Index for Booked Orders was 157 in May. Index in May represents an increase of 2% from April 2011's Twelve-Month Index of 154.

The CEMA Billed Sales (shipments) Index was 171 in May. Index in May represents an increase of 10% from April 2011's Index of 155. The May 2011 Index represents an increase of 46% from the May 2010 Index of 117.

May Billed Sales Indexes were 270 for Bulk Handling Equipment* and 153 for Unit Handling Equipment*(1990=100).

The Twelve-Month Index for Billed Sales was 146 in May. Index in May represents an increase of 3% from April 2011's Twelve-Month Index of 142.


* 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, the total of all categories, are adjusted quarterly.

 

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