The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its May 2018 booked orders increased 22.6% when compared to May 2017 orders, and 26.3% when compared to April 2018.
May booked orders were down 3.3% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 44.0% for Unit Handling Equipment when compared to April.
CEMA’s May 2018 billed sales (shipments) increased by 16.2% when compared to May 2017 sales.
When compared to April 2018, May 2018 billed sales were up 2.6%.
May billed sales were down 0.6% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 3.9% for Unit Handling Equipment when compared to April.