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New Flyer bus sales hit US$139 million

Company received 268 orders in fourth quarter


January 21, 2011
by Purchasing b2b staff

WINNIPEG: New Flyer Industries Inc received orders for 268 buses worth US$139 million during the fourth quarter, the company said.

The Winnipeg-based transit bus manufacturer said January 20 the orders represented 192 new option orders and 76 exercised options on buses.

For 2010, New Flyer said it received 1,927 firm and option equivalent-unit orders.

The company said its backlog was 8,712 equivalent units as of January 2, marking a decrease of three percent from October 3, 2010.