The MHEDA Journal - First Quarter, 2015 - (Page 63)
CEMA Expects Growth
BY ROBERT REINFRIED, EXEC. VICE PRESIDENT, CEMA
he Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association
(CEMA) tracks new orders and shipped sales volume
in nine classes of unit handling equipment and four
classes of bulk handling equipment.
The executives representing CEMA
member companies who attended the
Fall Meeting expressed optimism for the
remainder of 2014. As a result of this optimism, the updated forecast is for a 5%
increase in 2014 shipments (changed from
March 2014 forecast of a 2% increase).
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The Conveyor Equipment
Manufacturers Association (CEMA)
reports that overall industry orders
(bookings) for the first 6 months
of 2014 increased 2.59% compared
to the same period in 2013, with
total orders of $5.32 billion. CEMA
estimates industry billed sales (shipments) for the first 6 months of 2014
increased 5.82% compared to the same
period in 2013, with total shipments
of $5.35 billion.
Unit Handling orders were up
10.49% and shipments were up
15.36%. In the Bulk Conveying area,
orders were down 8.67% and shipments were down 7.85%.
Founded in 1933, CEMA is the trade
association of 134 leading North
American conveyor equipment manufacturers and engineering firms.
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