CEMA reports booked orders for March 2013 up 7.2% over March 2012

March shipments down 8.2 from March 2012.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
May 10, 2013 - MMH Editorial

The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its March 2013 booked orders increased 7.2% when compared to March 2012 orders.

March 2013 booked orders when compared to February 2013 booked orders were up 23.6%.

March booked orders were up 10.6% for bulk handling equipment and up 32.6% for unit handling equipment when compared to February.

CEMA’s March 2013 billed sales (shipments) decreased by 8.2% when compared to March 2012 sales.

March 2013 billed sales when compared to February 2013 billed sales were up 1.2%.

March billed sales were up 9.7% for bulk handling equipment and down 5.0% for unit handling equipment when compared to February.



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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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