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CEMA reports booked orders for December increased 0.8% over 2011 orders

Shipments decreased by 4.4% when compared to December 2011.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
February 12, 2013

The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its December 2012 Booked Orders increased 0.8% when compared to December 2011 orders.

December 2012 booked orders when compared to November 2012 booked orders were up 1.8%. December booked orders were up 5.4% for bulk handling equipment and down 1.2% for unit handling equipment when compared to November.

CEMA’s December 2012 billed sales (shipments) decreased by 4.4% when compared to December 2011 sales. December 2012 billed sales when compared to November 2012 billed sales were down 13.4%.

December billed sales were down 3.2% for bulk handling equipment and down 24.5% for unit handling equipment when compared to November.

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