The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its December 2012 booked orders increased 0.8% when compared to December 2011 orders, and 1.8% when compared to November 2012.
December booked orders were up 5.4% for bulk handling equipment and down 1.2% for unit handling equipment when compared to November.
CEMA’s December 2012 billed sales (shipments) decreased by 4.4% when compared to December 2011 sales.
When compared to November 2012, December 2012 billed sales billed sales were down 13.4%.
December billed sales were down 3.2% for bulk handling equipment and down 24.5% for unit handling equipment when compared to November.
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