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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

New AEM Leadership Groups Address Product-Specific Issues
Among the major themes in our Association’s 2015 goals is increasing member engagement. More than ever, we are reaching out to make members aware of AEM programs and services so they can use – and benefit from – their membership dollars.
March 2, 2015 – From the President's Desk

Industry Support for Ex-Im Bank ‘Loud and Consistent’
Equipment manufacturers were among the hundreds of Export-Import Bank users to descend upon Washington last week to tell Congress to reauthorize the bank before its authority expires at the end of June.
March 2, 2015 – Advocacy & Legislation

Global Tech Forum for Surprise Prevention
Regulations for manufacturers are adopted at different speeds around the world, and following all the vital rule changes can be tough. A company that fails to track global technical requirements in a range of markets runs the risk of nasty surprises that could even prevent market access for non-compliant products.
March 2, 2015 – Safety, Regulatory & Technical

Congress Must Double Down on Keystone Pipeline
Following President Obama's veto of legislation authorizing the Keystone XL oil pipeline on Tuesday, AEM President Dennis Slater expressed disappointment, but not surprise, about Obama’s decision.
February 26, 2015 – Advocacy & Legislation

What Is Leadership? Vision, Execution, Legacy
People tend to confuse management with leadership. Equipment industry executives recently shared how they define leadership. Here’s what they said:
February 26, 2015 – AEM News

Top 5 AG Export Partners in Latin America
2014’s top 5 U.S. export partners for AG equipment in Latin America are also the region’s most important markets as identified by the AG Latin America Regional Management Committee.
February 26, 2015 – Global Business Development

I Make America Event at JCB Launches ‘Members Make America’
AEM Chair John Patterson welcomed Rep. Buddy Carter (R-Ga.) and AEM staff to its facilities in Pooler, Georgia last Thursday for a successful I Make America event, the first of the 2015 "AEM members Make America" campaign.
February 23, 2015 – Advocacy & Legislation

3 Things to Tell Congress About Ex-Im Bank
Supporters from throughout the U.S. will gather this week in Washington, D.C., for the Exporters for Ex-Im Fly-in. Here are three things equipment manufacturers should tell their Congressional representatives about the Ex-Im Bank.
February 23, 2015 – Advocacy & Legislation

Ag Electronics Makers Can Check Compatibility at Spring Plugfest
Similar to speed dating, twice-yearly Plugfest events let ag electronics manufacturers pair off with each other to see if their products are compatible.
February 23, 2015 – Safety, Regulatory & Technical

Conflict Minerals Training Cuts Time, Cost of Compliance
June 1 is the deadline for Conflict Minerals reporting. A company that doesn’t comply may face legal action and/or pressure from activists and consumers.
February 19, 2015 – Safety, Regulatory & Technical

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