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INDUSTRY CEMA FORECAST CEMA Expects Growth T 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). Since 1932 we have made it our mission to produce the material handling equipment you need, with the quality you expect, and do it all here in the USA. If what you're seeking isn't in our catalog of products, we can custom make it to your requirements. 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. Open Sided Hoppers Low Profile Portable Hopper Tube-Bar-Rod-Stock Truck These units are designed for long materials such as bar, pipe, lumber, plastic, tube etc. Can hold large capacities. With its low profile it is ideal for placement under machinery for catching shavings, steel slugs, or holding small parts. Full 90° dump. Constructed of heavy 3" channel frames, these trucks handle loads up to 10,000 lbs. Trucks turn on their own length. From the simplest to the complex, Jesco does it best! Material Handling Carts Bar rod trucks 667873_Jesco.indd 1 Self Dumping Hoppers Over 50 different models Side Pivot Hopper Full 90° dump Security Package Trucks With or without shelves The MHEDA Journal | First 17/11/13 2 015 AM Quar ter 12:44 63

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The MHEDA Journal - First Quarter, 2015

MHEDA’s 2015 Board of Directors and Mboa
Lift Atlanta, Inc
Sara Mcmurray, Flow-Rite Controls
Distributor Forecast
Confident Supplier/associate Members Ready for Continued Growth in 2015
MHI Predicts 8-9% Growth for 2015
CEMA Expects Growth
Continued Stability in the Market
Investment Spending Will Drive Growth
What in the World Is Going On?
Quality Lift Trucks Undergoes a Major Succession and Transition Plan

The MHEDA Journal - First Quarter, 2015