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CEMA: Conveyor booked orders up 24.3% in May 2012

The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association says May 2012 booked orders were down 5.9% from April 2012.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
July 10, 2012

The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its May 2012 Booked Orders increased 24.3% when compared to May 2011 orders.

May 2012 booked orders when compared to April 2012 booked orders were down 5.9%.

May Booked Orders were up 6.0% for Bulk Handling Equipment and down 14.0% for Unit Handling Equipment when compared to April.

CEMA’s May 2012 Billed Sales (shipments) increased by 23.6% when compared to May 2011 sales.

May 2012 billed sales when compared to April 2012 billed sales were up 3.9%

May Billed Sales were up 4.5% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 4.9% for Unit Handling Equipment when compared to April.

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