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Conveying Equipment Orders Down 45%

October 10, 2017

The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its August 2017 booked orders decreased 31.6% when compared to August 2016 orders.

When compared to July 2017, August 2017 booked orders were down 44.6%.

August booked orders were up 20.9% for Bulk Handling Equipment and down 55.7% for Unit Handling Equipment when compared to July.

CEMA’s August 2017 billed sales (shipments) increased by 21% when compared to August 2016 sales.

When compared to July 2017, August 2017 billed sales were up 0.5%.

August billed sales were up 14.1% for Bulk Handling Equipment and down 3.4% for Unit Handling Equipment when compared to July.

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