AEM Announces 2020 Inductees to AEM Hall of Fame

AEM Announces 2020 Inductees to AEM Hall of Fame

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Hall of Fame recognizes the pioneers whose inventions, ideas, leadership and courage have contributed to the industry and our…

AEM Supports Local Milwaukee-Area Organizations through Charity Give Back Program

AEM Supports Local Milwaukee-Area Organizations through Charity Give Back Program

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) recently announced its support of local Milwaukee-area organizations with funds originally dedicated to hosting events during the Democratic National…

AEM Voice of Customer Survey: Looking at COVID-19’s Impact on Construction, Utility Sector Workforce

AEM Voice of Customer Survey: Looking at COVID-19’s Impact on Construction, Utility Sector Workforce

By Megan Tanel, AEM’s Senior Vice President of Construction and Utility Sector We’re now six months into what can best be described as a “COVID…

AEM Establishes Sustainability Council

AEM Establishes Sustainability Council

As part of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) steadfast commitment to building on the momentum of a sustainable future, AEM has announced the establishment…

AEM Salutes Candidates for Supporting Equipment Manufacturers

AEM Salutes Candidates for Supporting Equipment Manufacturers

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) recently unveiled a new program for candidates running for elected office in 2020. The “Pledge to Equipment Manufacturers” offer…

Equipped to Vote Campaign Puts Focus on Rural America

Equipped to Vote Campaign Puts Focus on Rural America

As millions of Americans begin to cast their ballots and with less than 30 days left until Election Day, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ (AEM)…

JLG Encourages Employees to Vote by Supporting AEM’s I Make America ‘Equipped To Vote’ Campaign

JLG Encourages Employees to Vote by Supporting AEM’s I Make America ‘Equipped To Vote’ Campaign

JLG Industries Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and leading global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms and telehandlers, is supporting the Association of Equipment Manufacturers…

Female-Owned Construction Company Brex Enterprises Setting New Standards for Safety, Customer Satisfaction, Innovation and Coolness

Female-Owned Construction Company Brex Enterprises Setting New Standards for Safety, Customer Satisfaction, Innovation and Coolness

Based in Irwin, Pa. — some 22 miles southeast of Pittsburgh — Brex Enterprises provides pipeline maintenance and services, earthwork and development, trucking and hauling…

SAE Publishes Vacuum Excavation and Sewer Cleaning Equipment Standards

SAE Publishes Vacuum Excavation and Sewer Cleaning Equipment Standards

SAE has published a second standard for Vacuum Excavators and Sewer Cleaning Equipment with the publication of J3107 to compliment the already published J3106 Standard….

AEM Poll: Increasing Amount of U.S. Voters See Manufacturing as Key Election Issue

AEM Poll: Increasing Amount of U.S. Voters See Manufacturing as Key Election Issue

More than eight out of ten (eighty-one percent) of registered U.S. voters say a candidate’s position on manufacturing will influence their choice for president this…

Equipment Manufacturers Are Struggling, Says AEM, Lack New Orders, Face Supply Chain Challenges and ‘Very Negative’ Outlook

Equipment Manufacturers Are Struggling, Says AEM, Lack New Orders, Face Supply Chain Challenges and ‘Very Negative’ Outlook

Also: Executives Say Federal Government Has Not Done Enough to Support the Industry The COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a toll on an industry that…

Volvo CE Dealer Cowin Equipment Company Weighs in on Short-Term Outlook: ‘We’re Coming Back’

Volvo CE Dealer Cowin Equipment Company Weighs in on Short-Term Outlook: ‘We’re Coming Back’

“All things considered, we’re confident we’re coming back out of it.” The way Matt McGowan sees it, there’s really no overstating the impact the COVID-19…

Association of Equipment Manufacturers Announces New ‘Equipped to Vote’ Campaign

Association of Equipment Manufacturers Announces New ‘Equipped to Vote’ Campaign

Today, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced the launch of “Equipped to Vote,” a full-fledged digital campaign designed to engage, educate, and mobilize the…

The First Combined AEM Hall of Fame Class 12 Years Later

The First Combined AEM Hall of Fame Class 12 Years Later

In 2001, after years of cooperation, the Milwaukee-based Construction Industry Manufacturers Association (CIMA) and the Chicago-based, agriculture-focused Equipment Manufacturer’s Institute (EMI) officially combined into today’s…

Trade Association Behind CONEXPO Creates Taskforce to Develop Health and Safety Guidelines for Events

Trade Association Behind CONEXPO Creates Taskforce to Develop Health and Safety Guidelines for Events

AEM recently announced the formation of a Health and Safety Task Force to guide its efforts in ensuring the well-being of exhibitors, attendees, industry peers,…

Lessons Learned: How Overseas Operations Guided Titan International’s U.S. Response to COVID-19

Lessons Learned: How Overseas Operations Guided Titan International’s U.S. Response to COVID-19

It was right around the time of the Chinese New Year that Paul Reitz knew he had a serious problem on his hands. Titan International’s…

AEM Connecting Manufacturers with Safety Supplies as Businesses Plan to Return to Work

AEM Connecting Manufacturers with Safety Supplies as Businesses Plan to Return to Work

As communities, states, and companies decide whether and when to re-open for business in this unusual time of pandemic-induced isolation, one question weighs heaviest on…

Equipped To Do More: Vermeer Focuses on Making a Positive Impact During  COVID-19 Crisis

Equipped To Do More: Vermeer Focuses on Making a Positive Impact During COVID-19 Crisis

When adversity strikes, it’s easy to see what you can’t control. It’s far more difficult to recognize what you can control. The toughest task of…

Photo collage: CONEXPO 2020 Still Wowed the Construction Industry Despite COVID-19 and Rain

Photo collage: CONEXPO 2020 Still Wowed the Construction Industry Despite COVID-19 and Rain

Compact Equipment covered CONEXPO-CON/AGG from the ground last week. Would you expect any less? It was a great show in part because of the extremely…

Mega Construction Tradeshow CONEXPO Answers Inevitable Questions About Coronavirus

Mega Construction Tradeshow CONEXPO Answers Inevitable Questions About Coronavirus

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), organizer of CONEXPO-CON/AGG and the co-located IFPE Show, affirmed the 2020 shows are set to take place as planned,…