2012 conveyor orders outpacing 2011 by 23 percent
from Material Handling & Logistics
The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reports that overall industry orders (bookings) for the first 6 months of 2012 increased 22.79 percent compared to the same period in 2011, with total orders of $5.46 billion. CEMA estimates industry billed sales (shipments) for the first six months of 2012 increased 30.37 percent compared to the same period in 2011, with total shipments of $5.22 billion. In the Bulk Conveying area, orders were up 40.8 percent and shipments were up 40.5 percent. Unit Handling orders were up 10 percent and shipments were up 22.1 percent.
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