CEMA reports booked orders for January decreased 1.9% over 2012 orders

Shipments increased by 1.9% when compared to January 2012.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
March 11, 2013 - MMH Editorial

The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its January 2013 booked orders decreased 1.9% when compared to January 2012 orders.

January 2013 booked orders when compared to December 2012 booked orders were down 14.7%.

January booked orders were down 10.9% for bulk handling equipment and down 17.8% for unit handling equipment when compared to December.

CEMA’s January 2013 billed sales (shipments) increased by 1.9% when compared to January 2012 sales. January 2013 billed sales when compared to December 2012 billed sales were up 8.2%.

January billed sales were down 1.3% for bulk handling equipment and up 16.2% for unit handling equipment when compared to December.



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Josh Bond, Senior Editor
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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