AEM Manufacturing Express

About the AEM Manufacturing Express

AEM Manufacturing Express

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) will hit the road this summer for an unprecedented initiative to tell the story of the U.S. equipment manufacturing industry and celebrate the 2.3 million men and women who help build, power, and feed the world.

The “AEM Manufacturing Express” will launch on July 1, 2024, at Weiler, Inc. in Knoxville, Iowa and travel across the country through October when it will wrap up with a finale event at Komatsu in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The tour will visit more than 20 states, with stops planned at more than 80 AEM Member manufacturing facilities in communities across the Midwest, Southeast, and Mid-Atlantic. Participating AEM member manufacturers include companies such as AGCO Corporation, CNH Industrial, Caterpillar Inc., Cummins Inc., Deere & Company, Komatsu, Kubota, The Toro Company, Vermeer Corporation, and Volvo Group. The full route is available on the tour’s official website:

How AEM Member Companies Can Get Involved

AEM, along with its 1,100 member companies, spanning 200-plus product lines, plays a pivotal role in making valuable, significant, and unique contributions to both local communities and the national economy.

Bring the Tour to Your Company by Ordering Your Event-in-a-Box

Not on the Manufacturing Express route? AEM Members can take the tour directly to their facilities, on their own timeline, by ordering an I Make America and Manufacturing Express Event-in-a-Box kit to celebrate the stories of the 2.3 million men and women of the equipment manufacturing industry with their teams. Engage your facility by participating in our interactive game, testing your equipment manufacturing knowledge for a chance to win a Ford F150, and give everyone that chance to walk away with some swag – from hats, to pens and koozies, there is sure to be something for everyone.

Submit Your Order

Your kit includes:

AEM Manufacturing Express:
  • AEM Manufacturing Express Posters
  • Social Media Graphics
  • F150 Giveaway Signage
  • Tour Swag
I Make America:
  • One (1) Hatch Cooler
  • 100 Assorted Colors Can Holders
  • 100 Sign-up Cards
  • One (1) Poster
  • One (1) Tablecover 
  • One (1) Vertical Styrene Sign Holder
  • 100 Pens (50 per pack-2 packs)
  • 25 I Make America Hats
  • One (1) Vertical Styrene Sign Holder
Follow the Tour and Listen to the Stories of Your Peers

To stay in-the-know on the AEM Manufacturing Express tour, visit