Show Officials: ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020 to Go On Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Date: 26-02-2020 / Author: abrumm
ConExpo-Con 2020

AEM, the organizer of ConExpo-Con/Agg and the co-located IFPE Show, confirmed the show will take place March 10-14 in Las Vegas as planned amid rising concerns about COVID-19, commonly known as coronavirus.

Show officials say they are closely monitoring information from the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about the virus, and they are taking necessary steps and precautions to ensure a safe and productive show experience.

AEM Assists in Developing Global Standard for Worksite Interoperability

Date: 18-02-2020 / Author: abrumm
AEM Logo

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), along with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), has created an ISO Working Group, composed of several AEM members, that is in the process of developing a global standard for worksite interoperability.

Genie, JLG Sign ANSI A92 Petition to End Appeals

Date: 17-02-2020 / Author: abrumm

On Friday, Feb. 14, Genie, in collaboration with seven other key stakeholders in the aerial industry, filed a petition with the Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA), the secretariat for the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) A92 series of standards, to end the appeals process and publish the standards on March 1, along with a request to reform the appeals process. 

Below is an excerpt from the petition:

AEM Elects Directors to Construction Board

Date: 15-03-2018 / Author: kscally
AEM Bryan Rich
AEM Rick Johnson

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has elected Rick Johnson, CEO of Charles Machine Works, and Bryan Rich, chairman and CEO of SmartEquip, to the AEM CE (construction equipment) Sector Board. 

The pair fills unexpired terms.

AEM officers and directors provide strategic direction and guidance on behalf of all member companies for Association action in areas that include public policy; market data;exhibitions; technical, safety, and regulatory issues; and education/training.

AEM's Brittany Faust Named to Exhibitions Industry ‘20 Under 30’ Program

Date: 22-09-2017 / Author: fmotz
Brittany Faust

Brittany Faust of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has been selected as a ’20 Under 30’ honoree by the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE).

According to IAEE, its 20 Under 30 Program is designed to provide young-professional exhibition organizer members with industry and leadership education for professional growth in the exhibitions and events industry, with the goal of helping them become better, more productive professionals.

JLG’S Nerenhausen Delivers Keynote Speech at T50 Summit of World Construction Machinery Industry

Date: 22-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

Frank Nerenhausen, executive vice president at Oshkosh Corporation and president of JLG Industries, Inc., delivered the keynote speech at the T50 Summit of World Construction Machinery Industry earlier this week.

ICUEE 2017 Opens Online Bidding for The Demo Expo ‘Industry Give-Back’ Auction

Date: 05-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

Online bidding is now open for the ICUEE 2017 benefit auction, which will help connect military veterans with industry jobs.

ICUEE, The Demo Expo invites all utility and construction professionals to participate in the event: 100 percent of the proceeds go to the Call of Duty™ Endowment, the nonprofit organization founded by Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard.

AEM Poll: Rural-Urban Agreement on Need for Infrastructure Investment

Date: 16-08-2017 / Author: fmotz

August 16, 2017 - An overwhelming majority of Americans in urban, suburban and rural communities believe that investing in infrastructure will improve the U.S. economy according to a new poll released Tuesday by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). 

While infrastructure needs differ in different parts of the country, the new survey shows that adults strongly support modernizing U.S. infrastructure and believe that investments will create jobs and improve their quality of life.  

AEM Updates Digger Derrick Safety Manual | Construction News

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: fmotz
Digger Derrick Safety Manual

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has updated its Digger Derrick Safety Manual with new and expanded content on safe equipment operation, start-up and shutdown, and maintenance precautions.

The AEM Digger Derrick Safety Manual features key terms for calculating load capacities when using a digger derrick for lifting operations. Information on lifting, pole setting and digging operation as well as personnel platform safety is included. Updated safety symbols and pictograms and a cleaner format enhance the safety messages.

AEM Wins Innovation Award for Tech Experienc3e

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: mlarson

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has won innovation honors for its new Tech Experience at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017.

AEM was among a select group winning the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) ‘Power of A’ Gold Award. The award annually recognizes organizations that distinguish themselves with innovative, effective and broad-reaching programs and activities that positively impact America and the world.