Conveyor Orders and Shipments Down in May

Orders were down 17% from year ago and 25% from month ago.

The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its May 2013 Booked Orders decreased 16.7% when compared to May 2012 orders. May 2013 booked orders when compared to April 2013 booked orders were down 25.4%.

May Booked Orders were down 4.5% for Bulk Handling Equipment and down 36.6% for Unit Handling Equipment when compared to April.

CEMA’s May 2013 Billed Sales (shipments) decreased by 2.0% when compared to May 2012 sales. May 2013 billed sales when compared to April 2013 billed sales were down 3.2%.

May Billed Sales were up 1.6% for Bulk Handling Equipment and down 5.7% for Unit Handling Equipment when compared to April.

 

 

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