The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its February 2012 booked orders increased by 24.8% when compared to February 2011 orders. February 2012 orders when compared to January 2012 orders were up 13.2%.
February Booked Orders were flat for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 31.0% for unit handling equipment when compared to January.
CEMA’s February 2012 billed sales (shipments) increased by 4.5% when compared to February 2011 sales. February 2012 sales when compared to January 2012 sales were down 1.0%.
February Billed Sales were up 1.0% for bulk handling equipment and down 2.0% for unit handling equipment when compared to January.