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AEM is a trade association that provides services on a global basis for companies that manufacture equipment, products and services used worldwide in the following industries: Agriculture, Construction, Forestry, Mining and Utility. AEM’s membership is made up of more than 850 companies and represents 200+ product lines.

Editor’s Comments: New Realities

Editor’s Comments: New Realities

Today’s technology-enhanced heavy equipment can no longer be considered as solely dirt-moving tools. Evolving technology continues to morph the iron into directional mapping guides, quality control supervisors, communications portals, collectors of big data, and even job site decision-makers.

Call it “Machine Intelligence” – Totally Not Scary

Call it “Machine Intelligence” – Totally Not Scary

“Listen and understand. That terminator is out there, it can’t be bargained with, it can’t be reasoned with, it doesn’t feel pity or remorse or fear, and it absolutely will not stop…EVER, until you are dead!” –Kyle Reese

That line is from the movie The Terminator. The story is set in a post-apocalyptic

AEM Members Step Up to Support Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

AEM Members Step Up to Support Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas late last month and caused substantial damage and devastation over the course of a few days, leaving hundreds of thousands fighting to save their flooded homes, flattened communities and waterlogged possessions.

The strongest hurricane to hit the U.S. in more than a decade, the storm

VIDEO: Is Your Fire Expert Prepared?

VIDEO: Is Your Fire Expert Prepared?

Is your fire expert properly educated and qualified according to NFPA 1033? Is he or she prepared to carry out a proper investigation? Can this person defend his or her professional qualifications? If you answered no to any of these questions, it is time to seek additional training for your

The One Thing That Unites Our Increasingly Divided Country

The One Thing That Unites Our Increasingly Divided Country

If I remember it correctly, it goes like this: If you’re standing on your porch naked and the neighbors can’t see you, it’s rural. If you’re standing on your front porch naked and the neighbors call the cops, it’s suburban. And if you’re standing on your front porch naked and

AEM Elects Two Directors

AEM Elects Two Directors

MILWAUKEE (July 21, 2017) – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has elected Philip Kelliher, Vice President Americas & Europe Distribution Services Division of Caterpillar Inc., and David Thorne, Senior Vice President Worldwide Sales & Marketing, Construction & Forestry Division of Deere & Company, to the AEM CE Sector Board

We’re Number Eleven!

We’re Number Eleven!

 

“We’re number one! We’re number one!” It’s a chant that I’ve heard forever in sports, in the workplace, and basically anywhere and anytime a competitive edge had been won.

Unfortunately when it comes to infrastructure, we can only chant, “We’re number eleven.” If we even want to chant anything at all.

Equipment Manufacturers Urge Lawmakers to Reclaim U.S. Infrastructure Advantage

Equipment Manufacturers Urge Lawmakers to Reclaim U.S. Infrastructure Advantage

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 12, 2017 – The Association of Equipment Manufactures (AEM) today released The U.S. Infrastructure Advantage™, a report that outlines steps lawmakers should take to reclaim the country’s infrastructure advantage. Currently ranked 11th in the world in infrastructure competitiveness, equipment manufacturers believe it is essential to modernize and

AEM: Time for Action on Trump Infrastructure Plan

AEM: Time for Action on Trump Infrastructure Plan

Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) President Dennis Slater issued the following statement on Monday regarding President Trump’s new infrastructure plan:

The Trump Administration gets tremendous credit from the U.S. equipment manufacturing industry for focusing our national dialogue on the need to make substantial investments in American infrastructure.

Infrastructure investment routinely ranks among

Think Safety 365, says AEM in support of National Safety Month

Think Safety 365, says AEM in support of National Safety Month

MILWAUKEE (June 1, 2017) – Nearly 13,000 American workers are injured each day and preventable injuries overall are the fourth leading cause of death in the United States.

June is National Safety Month, and AEM is proud to partner with the National Safety Council (where the above numbers came from) in

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