Group Resources

Group Leadership

Robert Ritter
The Manitowoc Company, Inc

Vice Chair
Kelly Fiechter
Link-Belt Cranes
2023 SEC Representative
Robert Ritter
The Manitowoc Company, Inc

AEM Staff Contact

Rex Sprietsma
Director, Statistics & Market Information | 414-298-4147
Jacquelyn La Favor
Program Manager, Statistics | 414-298-4151 | Mobile 262-955-0623

As of May 2008, the PCSA (Power Crane and Shovel Association) and MOTACC (Manufacturers of Telescoping and Articulated Cranes Committee) passed a motion to merge into the Crane Statistics Committee. The statistical programs will remain independent of each other maintain separate rules and parameters.


The Crane Statistics Committee provides detailed statistical reporting programs for member companies in the North American market. In addition, a Crane Technical Committee supports the members.