The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its October 2013 booked orders increased 11.0% when compared to October 2012 orders. October 2013 booked orders when compared to September 2013 booked orders were up 55.4%.
October Booked Orders were up 9.4% for bulk handling equipment and up 92.5% for unit handling equipment when compared to September. CEMA’s October 2013 billed sales (shipments) increased by 3.5% when compared to October 2012 sales. October 2013 billed sales when compared to September 2013 billed sales were up 8.7%.
October Billed Sales were down 2.8% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 17.9% for Unit Handling Equipment when compared to September.