Group Resources

Group Leadership

James Christian

Vice - Chairman

AEM Staff Contact

Jeff Jurgens
Director, Product Stewardship - Technical and Safety Services | 414-274-0674

Product Focus

The Manufacturers of Aerial Devices and Digger Derricks Engineering Committee (MADDDEC) is comprised of manufacturers of aerial devices (vehicle-mounted machines designed to position personnel, their necessary tools and materials to overhead locations) and digger derricks (multi-purpose machines designed for use by electrical and telecommunications industries to dig holes, set poles and/or to install an apparatus on the pole).


The objective of the Manufacturers of Aerials Devices and Digger Derricks Council Engineering Committee is to promote and further the proper and mutual interests of the industry. These interests include participation in both national and international, include industry design/safety standards, safety initiatives and dialog associated with legislation. By diligent pursuit of this objective, it is the intent of this engineering committee that its activities also benefit its customers.