AEM Member Stats Reporters, Analysts and Managers Gather in Milwaukee for the AEM Annual Statistics Conference



Stats ConferenceStats reporters, analysts and managers from dozens of AEM member companies gathered last week at the association’s Milwaukee headquarters to participate in the 2023 Annual Statistics Conference.

The highlight of the market share statistics year – the AEM Annual Statistics Conference offered those in attendance a uniquely valuable opportunity to come together, discuss concepts, enhance skills, learn best practices, extend their knowledge, collaborate with industry peers, refine ideas and build their respective networks.

“Our Annual Statistics Conference has truly established itself as the event where decisions impacting AEM market data are made, as well as where our members go to enhance and develop their statistics programs” said AEM Senior Director of Statistics Mike Lietke. “We were committed to making this year’s conference bigger and better than ever, and we appreciate the AEM statistics community for joining us at our Milwaukee office and helping to make it such a success.”

Held over three days, the 2023 Annual Statistics Conference featured:

  • Insightful presentations on the short-term economic outlook, corporate governance and self-driving corporations, as well as how ESG is impacting financial reporting, data use and more
  • Distribution of the Outstanding Merit Awards
  • Various statistics committee meetings, discussions and networking opportunities

AEM Announces Winners of Statistics Outstanding Merit Awards

Congratulations goes out to the 33 AEM member companies and their representatives who were honored as Outstanding Merit Award winners at this year’s AEM Statistics Conference for their superior participation in AEM data reporting programs.

Winning companies were recognized for superior performance in areas of policy and procedures, including on-time reporting, as well as engagement in the program with attending meetings and education sessions, and finally volunteering in a special role to help us govern, change and grow.

“Our statistics programs are member-driven, and we applaud the dedication, good citizenship and leadership engagement of our award winners. They help ensure AEM delivers optimum value with timely, accurate and reliable market data that members can use for improved business forecasting and production planning,” said AEM Director of Statistics Rex Sprietsma.

The 2022 Outstanding Merit Award winners are:

  • AGCO Corporation
  • Bell Equipment North America
  • Bomag Americas
  • Caterpillar
  • CLAAS KgaA mbH
  • CNH Industrial
  • DeLaval
  • Dynapac North America
  • Eagle Crusher Company
  • Elgi Equipments
  • GEA Farm Technologies
  • Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas
  • JCB
  • JLG Industries
  • Kinze Manufacturing
  • Komatsu
  • Krone NA
  • Kubota Tractor Corporation
  • Kuhn North America
  • LBX
  • Lely North America
  • Link-Belt Cranes
  • Michelin North America
  • Sellick Equipment Limited
  • Sullair
  • Superior Industries
  • Takeuchi
  • Tigercat Industries
  • Tobroco GIANT
  • Toro
  • Trelleborg Sealing Solutions
  • Volvo Construction Equipment
  • Wacker Neuson

Check out photos from this year’s conference below:

2023 AEM Statistics Conference

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