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Conveyor booked orders up almost 25% from last year

The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its February 2012 Booked Orders increased by 24.8% when compared to February 2011 orders.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
April 13, 2012

The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its February 2012 Booked Orders increased by 24.8% when compared to February 2011 orders.

February 2012 orders when compared to January 2012 orders were up 13.2%.

February Booked Orders were flat for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 31.0% for Unit Handling Equipment when compared to January.

CEMA’s February 2012 Billed Sales (shipments) increased by 4.5% when compared to February 2011 sales.

February 2012 sales when compared to January 2012 sales were down 1.0%

February Billed Sales were up 1.0% for Bulk Handling Equipment and down 2.0% for Unit Handling Equipment when compared to January.

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