CEMA reports booked orders for August increased 43.5% over 2011 orders

Booked orders up 11.2% over July 2012.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
October 10, 2012 - MMH Editorial

The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its August 2012 Booked Orders increased 43.5% when compared to August 2011 orders.

August 2012 booked orders when compared to July 2012 booked orders were up 11.2%. August Booked Orders were down 8.9% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 29.9% for Unit Handling Equipment when compared to July.

CEMA’s August 2012 Billed Sales (shipments) increased by 30.9% when compared to August 2011 sales. August 2012 billed sales when compared to July 2012 billed sales were up 11.7%.

August Billed Sales were up 11.7% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 11.2% for Unit Handling Equipment when compared to July.

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Josh Bond is Senior Editor for Modern, and was formerly Modern’s lift truck columnist and associate editor. He has a degree in Journalism from Keene State College and has studied business management at Franklin Pierce University.


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