Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!


CEMA reports booked orders for February decreased 2.9% over 2012 orders

Shipments increased 6.9% when compared to February 2012.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
April 11, 2013

The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its February 2013 booked orders decreased 2.9% when compared to February 2012 orders. February 2013 booked orders were up 12.5% when compared to January 2013 booked orders.

February booked orders were unchanged for bulk handling equipment and up 23.7% for unit handling equipment when compared to January.

CEMA’s February 2013 billed sales (shipments) increased by 6.9% when compared to February 2012 sales. February 2013 billed sales were up 4.6% when compared to January 2013 billed sales.

February billed sales were up 3.7% for bulk handling equipment and up 5.8% for unit handling equipment when compared to January.

Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

Association for Talent Development recognizes proven practices that have delivered measurable business results.

Straying from its typical seasonal trajectory, United States-bound waterborne shipments dipped from March to April, according to data recently issued by Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers.

Agidens is the new company name of the former Egemin divisions that will continue together after the sale of the Handling Automation division to the KION Group in May.

A well-designed driver wellness program could make the job more attractive and help alleviate driver turnover.

The quest to boost worker productivity and improve customer fulfillment is driving materials handling professionals to increase strategic investments in advanced warehouse mobility solutions. Just where and why are these investments being made?

About the Author

Josh Bond, Associate Editor
Josh Bond is an associate editor to Modern. Josh was formerly Modern’s lift truck columnist and contributing editor, has a degree in Journalism from Keene State College and has studied business management at Franklin Pierce. Contact Josh Bond


© Copyright 2015 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA