CEMA reports booked orders for October decreased 11.6% from 2011 orders

Shipments up 17.1% compared to October 2011.

By ·

The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its October 2012 Booked Orders decreased 11.6% when compared to October 2011 orders.

October 2012 booked orders when compared to September 2012 booked orders were up 14.3%. October Booked Orders were down 1.3% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 28.3% for Unit Handling Equipment when compared to September.

CEMA’s October 2012 Billed Sales (shipments) increased by 17.1% when compared to October 2011 sales. October 2012 billed sales when compared to September 2012 billed sales were down 1.4%. October Billed Sales were down 5.5% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 1.6% for Unit Handling Equipment when compared to September.


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!

Latest Whitepaper
Download the full 2016 Modern Materials Handling Salary Survey
How does your earning power match up with your peers across the material handling industry? Materials Handling salary survey, Warehouse manager salary survey, Warehouse Salary Research
Download Today!
From the November 2016 Issue
In Whirlpool Corp.’s Clyde, Ohio, factory, mobile robots have automated the delivery of parts to the line. The result is a more consistent, efficient and safer operation.
Optimizing home delivery: It takes more than planning
9th Annual Salary Survey: Success and Satisfaction Continue to Reign
View More From this Issue
Subscribe to Our Email Newsletter
Sign up today to receive our FREE, weekly email newsletter!
Latest Webcast
2016 Warehouse/DC Operations Webcast: Confronting omni-channel complexity
During this webcast we’ll examine the current activities, trends, and best practices in warehouse and DC operations management and how companies plan to address complex issues associate with omni-channel fulfillment.
Register Today!
EDITORS' PICKS
Systems Report: Whirpool puts mobile robots to work
In Whirlpool Corp.’s Clyde, Ohio, factory, mobile robots have automated the delivery of parts to...
Modern Materials Handling’s 2017 Casebook Collection
The 2017 Casebook features more than 35 case studies that put the spotlight on successful innovation...

Brownells: Designing for Efficiency and Growth
Brownells’ new Iowa distribution center has taken touches—and miles—out of the order...
Industry celebrates National Manufacturing Day
Fourth annual Manufacturing Day is a grassroots effort by U.S. manufacturers to improve the public...