CEMA reports booked orders for August down 15.9% below August 2012

August shipments down 8.5% from 2012.

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The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its August 2013 booked orders decreased 15.9% when compared to August 2012 orders.

August 2013 booked orders when compared to July 2013 booked orders were up 12.8%. August booked orders were up 3.7% for bulk handling equipment and up 19.9% for unit handling equipment when compared to July.

CEMA’s August 2013 billed sales (shipments) decreased by 8.5% when compared to August 2012 sales. August 2013 billed sales when compared to July 2013 billed sales were down 1.2%. August billed sales were up 10.3% for bulk handling equipment and down 6.2% for unit handling equipment when compared to July.


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