The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its December 2017 booked orders increased 5.6% over November 2017 booked orders.
December 2017 booked orders decreased 18% when compared to December 2016 orders.
When compared to November, December booked orders were down 12.8% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 12.1% for Unit Handling Equipment.
CEMA’s December 2017 billed sales (shipments) increased by 15.1% when compared to December 2016 sales.
December 2017 billed sales when compared to November 2017 billed sales were down 6.1%.
December billed sales were down 1.8% for Bulk Handling Equipment and down 8.0% for Unit Handling Equipment when compared to November.