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CEMA reports booked orders for March 2013 up 7.2% over March 2012

March shipments down 8.2 from March 2012.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
May 10, 2013

The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its March 2013 booked orders increased 7.2% when compared to March 2012 orders.

March 2013 booked orders when compared to February 2013 booked orders were up 23.6%.

March booked orders were up 10.6% for bulk handling equipment and up 32.6% for unit handling equipment when compared to February.

CEMA’s March 2013 billed sales (shipments) decreased by 8.2% when compared to March 2012 sales.

March 2013 billed sales when compared to February 2013 billed sales were up 1.2%.

March billed sales were up 9.7% for bulk handling equipment and down 5.0% for unit handling equipment when compared to February.

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