Group Resources

Group Leadership

2023 Chair
Robert Ritter
The Manitowoc Company, Inc.

2023 Secretariat

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

The International Crane Exchange (ICE) was formally organized in 1992. The current members are:

  • Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)
  • Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA - Japan)
  • European Federation of Materials Handling (FEM)

The purpose of the ICE is to enhance the worldwide markets crane statistical information available to participating manufacturers.


Please contact the ICE Chair, Robert Ritter, at; or ICE Secretariat, Rex Sprietsma, at