April Unit Handling Conveyor Sales Up 21% over March

Overall sales up 5.2% over year-ago.

The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its April billed sales (shipments) were down 9.8% for bulk handling equipment but up 20.8% for unit handling equipment when compared to March.

Overall, CEMA’s April 2013 billed sales increased by 5.2% when compared to April 2012 sales. April 2013 billed sales when compared to March 2013 billed sales were up 7.4%.

April booked orders were down 10.7% for bulk handling equipment and down 0.4% for unit handling equipment when compared to March.

Overall, April 2013 booked orders increased 5.1% when compared to April 2012 orders. April 2013 booked orders when compared to March 2013 booked orders were down 4.3%.

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