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AEM Advisor, updated twice weekly, offers a snapshot look at association actions taken on behalf of members and the industry in key operating areas, including public policy, market trends/statistics, technical and safety issues, trade shows and education offerings.

Recent Articles

Jobs, Safety Depend on Highway Trust Fund Fix
In April, my employer, Towmaster, Inc. based in Litchfield, Minnesota, sent me to Washington, D.C., to join my counterparts on the I Make America Advisory Committee.
May 21, 2015 – Advocacy & Legislation

As Nation Hits Highways for Holiday, Congress Punts on Long-Term Fix
Congress is poised to extend the Highway Trust Fund’s (HTF) authority through the end of July after the House overwhelmingly passed a two-month extension of the HTF on Tuesday.
May 21, 2015 – Advocacy & Legislation

‘I Make America’ Ambassadors Program Builds Engagement
Representatives from four member companies made their way to Washington, D.C., last week for the inaugural I Make America Ambassador Visit program.
May 21, 2015 – Advocacy & Legislation

Dispel Myths to Build Manufacturing’s Future, Kondex President Says
Common myths can often hinder students from pursuing careers in manufacturing, Kondex President Jim Wessing told members of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE).
May 21, 2015 – Workforce Development

Trade Legislation Presents Chance for Enormous Victory
Too often, you’ll hear on the news (or read in this column) about how gridlock in Washington has prevented pro-manufacturing legislation from moving forward. This week, I have some good news to share.
May 18, 2015 – From the President's Desk

ICUEE Webinars Help Exhibitors Plan for Show Success
Eight expert-led webinars will bring ICUEE 2015 exhibitors the latest trade show tips and strategies.
May 18, 2015 – Trade Shows

European Commission Expands on U.S. Conflict Minerals Law
The impact of new Conflict Minerals legislation on manufacturers and their suppliers was explained to attendees at the 3rd Global Conflict Minerals Compliance and Supply Chain Due Diligence conference in Berlin, Germany.
May 18, 2015 – Safety, Regulatory & Technical

Global Manufacturers Focus on Five Concerns
Five topics of vital importance to global equipment manufacturers received special attention at a recent meeting of product safety and compliance specialists in Tokyo, Japan.
May 14, 2015 – Safety, Regulatory & Technical

CONEXPO Latin America Exhibitors Tell Why They’re Coming to Show
In a new Spanish-language video, CONEXPO Latin America exhibitors talk about why they plan to exhibit at the show’s inaugural event.
May 14, 2015 – Trade Shows

Hall of Fame Judges Reveal Top Tips for Nominators
What makes a nomination to the AEM Hall of Fame stand out from the rest? Several Hall of Fame judges revealed what they look for in a winning nomination.
May 14, 2015 – AEM News

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