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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

AEM Calls on Policymakers to Tackle Agricultureís Needs for Mobile Broadband
To expand use of innovative Machine 2 Machine (M2M) technology, AEM is urging federal policymakers to take coverage of cropland into consideration when allocating funds for support of mobile broadband services in rural areas.
September 18, 2014 – Advocacy & Legislation

AEM: Congress Must Break Its Habit of Short-Term Fixes
AEM President Dennis Slater issued this statement following the Houseís vote on Wednesday to pass a short-term continuing resolution (C.R.) to fund the government through early December, and extend authorization of the Export-Import Bank for six months.
September 18, 2014 – Advocacy & Legislation

AEMís I Make America Harley Tour Tops 10,000 New Supporters
AEMís I Make America Harley Tour enters its final month with more than 10,000 new supporters since the tourís launch at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014 in March.
September 18, 2014 – Advocacy & Legislation

AEM Reports Midyear 2014 U.S. Agricultural Equipment Exports Drop 27 Percent
U.S. agricultural equipment exports dropped 27 percent during the first half of 2014 compared to midyear 2013; $4.77 billion in exports were shipped to global markets compared to $6.53 billion at first-half 2013, according to AEM.
September 15, 2014 – Market Information

AEM Says First Half 2014 U.S. Construction Machinery Exports Decline 17.3 Percent
U.S. construction machinery exports dropped 17.3 percent during the first half of 2014 compared with midyear 2013: $8.93 billion in exports were shipped to global markets compared to $10.8 billion for first-half 2013, according to AEM.
September 15, 2014 – Market Information

AEM Members Voice Concerns on Worker Development, Infrastructure Funding to Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor
AEM members voiced their concerns on several state issues with national implications during a 90-minute listening session with Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch on September 15.
September 15, 2014 – Advocacy & Legislation

AEM Members Tell Congress: Time for a Long-Term Highway Bill
Leaders of AEM member companies spoke about the need for a long-term, fully-funded highway bill during Board meetings this summer. As Congress returns to work in Washington, they must finally take up the important work of ensuring our nation's roads, bridges and highways are adequately maintained.
September 11, 2014 – Advocacy & Legislation

AEM Report Shows How Construction Equipment Drives U.S. Economy
AEM released a major new report on September 9 detailing the positive economic contributions of the construction equipment industry to the U.S. economy.
September 11, 2014 – Market Information

AEM Agricultural Stats Committee Adds Compact Disc Program, Increases Value for Members
AEMís Agricultural Equipment Statistics Committee (AESC) approved the breakout of a new program for Compact Discs, further increasing the value of AEMís statistical reporting programs for members.
September 11, 2014 – Market Information

AEM Presses Pro-Manufacturing Solutions in Congress as Election Season Looms
As Congress prepares to return to Washington after its August recess, AEM is well-positioned to make sure that lawmakers advance public policies important to manufacturers, like finally securing passage of a long-term highway bill.
September 8, 2014 – From the President's Desk

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