AEM Names Curt Blades as Senior VP AG Services

cindy zimmerman

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has named Curt Blades as senior vice president, AG services, replacing Charlie O’Brien, who announced his retirement from AEM earlier this year. Blades will be responsible for strategic direction of agriculture programs and services for the AEM membership, and will serve as primary liaison with ag-specific industry organizations, customer groups and government agencies, both …

AEM Releases Policy Plan for Infrastructure Advantage

Cindy Zimmerman

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has unveiled a new policy report for the country called “The U.S. Infrastructure Advantage™” which makes the case for a U.S. infrastructure system that supports the safe and efficient movement of people and goods; provides connectivity between and within rural and urban America; and fosters strong economic growth and robust job creation. “The United …

Equipment Manufacturers’ Contribute $159 billion to GDP

Jamie Johansen

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) unveiled a new report at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 which found the equipment manufacturing industry supported about 1.3 million jobs and contributed over $159 billion to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the United States in 2016. The report was prepared by the leading research firm IHS Markit and details the size and reach of the …

Fuel-Quality Tips to Protect Tier 4 Engines

Jamie Johansen

Fuel quality is critical to keep Tier 4 engines running smoothly, and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has released a downloadable infographic to help equipment owners and users keep their machines up and running. The AEM “Get CLEAN on Fuel” infographic outlines five key actions that help protect Tier 4 engines “because while the new engines reduce diesel emissions …