CEMA reports booked orders for April up 5.1% over April 2012

April 2013 shipments up 5.2% when compared to April 2012.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
June 10, 2013 - MMH Editorial

The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association has reported that its April 2013 booked orders increased 5.1% when compared to April 2012 orders.

April 2013 booked orders when compared to March 2013 booked orders were down 4.3%. April booked orders were down 10.7% for bulk handling equipment and down 0.4% for unit handling equipment when compared to March.

CEMA’s April 2013 billed sales (shipments) increased by 5.2% when compared to April 2012 sales. April 2013 billed sales when compared to March 2013 billed sales were up 7.4%.

April billed sales were down 9.8% for bulk handling equipment and up 20.8% for unit handling equipment when compared to March.



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