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.
Safety, Regulatory & Technical Articles
AEM to Oversee First Meeting of Recycling Equipment Group
The first official meeting of the new Environmental Recycling Equipment Council (EREC) is set for May 30, 2013 in Chicago. The meeting is an important step in AEM’s efforts to help grinding, chipping and mulching equipment manufacturers come together to work on industry issues.
May 20, 2013 – Safety, Regulatory & Technical
Business Opportunities Lead to Record Attendance at Spring Plugfest Event
The chance to expand and grow their businesses based on conformance to an industry electronics standard attracted a record 159 participants to the 2013 spring Plugfest event in Lincoln, Nebraska.
May 6, 2013 – Safety, Regulatory & Technical
China Study Trip to Bring Business Opportunities for AWP Manufacturers
AEM will improve business opportunities in China for U.S. aerial work platform (AWP) manufacturers by facilitating a study trip to the U.S. by key Chinese policymakers in June 2013.
April 25, 2013 – Safety, Regulatory & Technical
AEM China Office Ensures Member Voices Heard on Stage III Nonroad Engine Emission Rules
The AEM China Office is working to ensure that member input on new China nonroad engine emission rules is heard by government officials and researchers.
April 22, 2013 – Safety, Regulatory & Technical
New AEM Product Group Provides Forum for Chipper, Grinder Manufacturers
AEM has established a new product group that provides chipper and grinder manufacturers with a forum for technical and safety issues that affect their businesses.
April 14, 2013 – Safety, Regulatory & Technical
AEM Provides Expertise at New Ag Safety Summit
AEM will provide expert-led presentations on key equipment safety topics for a new ag safety summit. The 2013 North American Agricultural Safety Summit is set for September 25-27 at the Marriott City Center Hotel in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It will be hosted by the Agricultural Safety & Health Council of America (ASHCA).
April 11, 2013 – Safety, Regulatory & Technical
AEM Supports Manufacturers Seeking OSHA Reinterpretation of New Crane Standard
AEM continues to strongly support crane manufacturers seeking OSHA reinterpretation of the new Cranes and Derricks in Construction standard. OSHA’s current interpretation harms manufacturers by imposing millions of dollars of unnecessary testing costs on employers of crane operators.
April 8, 2013 – Safety, Regulatory & Technical
AEF Plugfest Event Ensures Compatibility of Ag Electronics
AEM members will learn if their electronic components are compatible with others in the industry at the spring Plugfest event, April 23-26, 2013, at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska.
March 14, 2013 – Safety, Regulatory & Technical
Manufacturers and AEM Seek Solution with Corn Dust Regulators
AEM is working to protect planting equipment manufacturers from unnecessary regulations by supporting research that will look at ways to reduce honey bee exposure to planter-emitted dust.
February 28, 2013 – Safety, Regulatory & Technical
New AEM e-Book Safety Manual Offers Members Mobile Access to Mower Safety Information
AEM offers members convenient mobile access to another one of its most popular safety manuals with the launch of an e-book version of AEM’s Industrial/Agricultural Mower Safety Manual.
February 21, 2013 – Safety, Regulatory & Technical