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CEMA’s April Booked Orders up 3.9% over 2011

June 11, 2012

The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its April 2012 booked orders increased 3.9% when compared to April 2011 orders.

April 2012 booked orders when compared to March 2012 booked orders were down 3.0%. April booked orders were down 7.4% for bulk handling equipment and up 0.1% for unit handling equipment when compared to March.

CEMA’s April 2012 billed sales (shipments) increased by 29.4% when compared to April 2011 sales. April 2012 billed sales when compared to March 2012 billed sales were down 7.1%. April billed sales were down 8.6% for bulk handling equipment and down 5.3% for unit handling equipment when compared to March.