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…

AEM Partners with SkillsUSA To Tackle Manufacturing’s Skills Gap

AEM Partners with SkillsUSA To Tackle Manufacturing’s Skills Gap

When it comes to workforce development, community matters. Your next generation of workers are right outside your door, down your street or sitting in a…

AEM Supports Legislation to Improve Our Nation’s Infrastructure

AEM Supports Legislation to Improve Our Nation’s Infrastructure

Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) president Dennis Slater issued the following statement on the introduction and unanimous Committee approval of the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act…

CONEXPO-CON/AGG Wins Best Construction Podcast Again, Gets New Host, Maybe It’s Time You Started Listening

CONEXPO-CON/AGG Wins Best Construction Podcast Again, Gets New Host, Maybe It’s Time You Started Listening

Beginning in August 2019, construction business owner and social media influencer Missy Scherber will take the mic as the host of CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio in a…

AEM Announces $50,000 Grant Program

AEM Announces $50,000 Grant Program

In conjunction with its year long 125th Anniversary celebration, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is issuing five $10,000 grants to non-profit organizations who partner…

AEM Shares U.S. Tractor Sales Numbers for May (Under 40 hp Grows Slightly)

AEM Shares U.S. Tractor Sales Numbers for May (Under 40 hp Grows Slightly)

Numbers See Some Stability, Canada Experiences Sharp Declines As the trade wars continue to wage in the United States, farm equipment sales numbers mirror the…

Summerfest and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers Announce a Sponsorship and Manufacturing Day Admission Promotion

Summerfest and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers Announce a Sponsorship and Manufacturing Day Admission Promotion

Summerfest and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced a new AEM Manufacturing Day sponsorship and Admission Promotion in celebration of the association’s 125th anniversary…

AEM Calls for Bipartisanship to Fix and Modernize U.S. Infrastructure

AEM Calls for Bipartisanship to Fix and Modernize U.S. Infrastructure

Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) president Dennis Slater issued the following statement on today’s meeting between President Trump and Democratic leadership on infrastructure: “By passing…

AEM Joins USMCA Coalition

AEM Joins USMCA Coalition

Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) president Dennis Slater issued the following statement earlier this week on AEM joining more than 200 organizations to form the…