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,…

Poll: Manufacturing Top Issue for Voters in 2020

Poll: Manufacturing Top Issue for Voters in 2020

More than three quarters (seventy-six percent) of registered voters want to know how 2020 presidential candidates plan to support and grow manufacturing in the United…

Five Manufacturing Trends to Watch in 2020

Five Manufacturing Trends to Watch in 2020

Both the immediate and long-term future of the manufacturing industry will be defined by the development of several ever-evolving and cutting-edge trends and technologies. Many…

AEM Announces Winners of $50,000 Next Gen Grant

AEM Announces Winners of $50,000 Next Gen Grant

Five non-profit organizations developing the future of the manufacturing and trades workforces were awarded $10,000 each at the Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ (AEM) 2019 Annual…

Equipment Association AEM Honors AGCO, CNH, John Deere and More for Longtime Industry Service

Equipment Association AEM Honors AGCO, CNH, John Deere and More for Longtime Industry Service

19 Companies Recognized as Milestone Members The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has recognized 19 companies for achieving “milestone member” status in 2019, a designation…

AEM Discusses the New World of Veteran Recruitment

AEM Discusses the New World of Veteran Recruitment

Are you tired yet of pulling from the same employment pool? If the answer is yes, then you are ready to explore the new world…

Fuel Efficiency Tips: Get the Most Out of Each Gallon

Fuel Efficiency Tips: Get the Most Out of Each Gallon

Fuel is one of the greatest operating costs for any contractor who owns heavy equipment and/or trucks. Working in a way that can save fuel…

Five Misconceptions about Drones and Site Prep Construction Projects

Five Misconceptions about Drones and Site Prep Construction Projects

Attend the education session “Drones on Construction Sites for All Contractors” on Thursday, March 12, 2020 from 3-4 p.m. at CONEXPO-CON/AGG. From machine control to…

Props: Cummins’ Rohit Saha Named SAE/AEM Outstanding Young Engineer

Props: Cummins’ Rohit Saha Named SAE/AEM Outstanding Young Engineer

Rohit Saha, Machine Simulation-Senior Technical Specialist with Cummins Inc., has received the SAE/AEM Outstanding Young Engineer award for 2019. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)…

‘Career Skills Event’ at ICUEE 2019 Connects Students to Industry Jobs

‘Career Skills Event’ at ICUEE 2019 Connects Students to Industry Jobs

Over the next few years, 20 million skilled employees will retire. To help address worker shortages, ICUEE 2019-The Demo Expo will host a special careers…

Here’s an Outlook on the Latin American Construction Market

Here’s an Outlook on the Latin American Construction Market

A tale of two continents. The Latin American construction industry continues its recovery and will see a modest strengthening in growth in 2019 with the…