AEM announces 2013 education schedule

The equipment manufacturing professionals’ resource for industry trends & knowledge to learn, grow

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) will conduct several educational conferences, seminars and training opportunities in 2013 to help member company executives and other industry professionals boost their performance and contribute positively to their companies’ bottom line. A variety of sessions target all levels of company personnel, from presidents and CEOs to managers and coordinators.

Marketing, customer support, product safety and compliance, and product liability are among the job-specific seminar topic areas. AEM also conducts its high-level Annual Conference for Member Companies and annual Ag Executive Forum, as well as High Performance Sales Colleges for manufacturing district managers. The association offers webinars and pre-recorded webcasts on a variety of current industry issues.

AEM seminars combine expert presentations, roundtable and panel discussions, case studies and question-and-answer sessions. Participants exchange ideas and information, and keep up to date on the latest developments, technologies and practices in their specific areas of professional responsibilities, especially as they relate to industry needs.

The 2013 AEM seminars scheduled:
• Product Safety and Compliance – May 7-9, 2013 at the Hilton Orlando, Orlando, Florida
• Product Liability - May 10, 2013 at the Hilton Orlando, Orlando, Florida
• Marketing - May 15-16, 2013 at the Intercontinental O’Hare, Rosemont, Illinois – sessions co-located with AEM’s Exhibitor Education Meeting to help CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2014 exhibitors get the most out of their show experience
• Customer Support – September 23-25, 2013 in Orlando, Florida (hotel TBD).

Go online to the Education section of the AEM website for more information and to register (

The association will hold a High Performance Sales College June 18-19, 2013 at the Brookfield Sheraton in suburban Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This intensive course helps regional sales managers become A-players by focusing on solutions for their customers’ needs. The sales college is led by well-known business leader, author and turnaround executive Ron Black.

AEM’s Annual Conference of Member Companies provides an opportunity for senior-level manufacturing industry executives to examine trends in the economy, global business, public policy, and leadership and management issues, among other topics. The 2013 edition will be held November 3-5, 2013 at the Waldorf Astoria & Hilton Bonnet Creek in Orlando, Florida.

The association’s senior-level Ag Executive Forum meets the specific business-planning needs of those in the agriculture industry. AEM partners with Farm Journal Media to host the event, which brings together agribusiness executives, elite growers and key dealers for candid discussion (no media allowed) of global and domestic trends. A very successful 2013 gathering was held January 28-29, 2013 in conjunction with AEM’s AG CONNECT Expo & Summit in Kansas City, Missouri.

Company Info

Latest News

Atlas Copco’s new automation software lets the drill rig do the work

Dynamic tunneling package is a new automation software for face drilling rigs, which gives improved accuracy of the excavation thanks to the fact that drill plans always will be fitted for the current section. With this software the drill rig can create its own drill plans directly at the face of the tunnel. Simply by downloading the contours of the tunnel or mine drifts to the drill rig together with a drill rule file and the drill rig can create drill plans tailored for the section it is navigated within. No more going back and forth with drill plans is needed.

Read More

Range of automatic lubrication and oil management systems to be on display at CONEXPO

At ConExpo 2017, Groeneveld Lubrication Solutions will showcase its entire product range featuring the best solutions for automatic lubrication, oil management and safety support systems especially developed for the construction and on-road industry. Unveiling product extensions, including a range of industry-leading progressive lubrication systems, a showcase of Groeneveld’s renowned products and generous hospitality service can be found at: South hall 2, booth number S65718, March 7-11 2017, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. 

Read More

Versatile compact modular vacuum lifting system

To stay competitive, you have to be versatile. And the tools you invest in should be able to adapt to the demands of the job as fast as you can. The new CM 3 Compact Modular Vacuum Lifting System from Vacuworx is changing the game for contractors who run compact equipment such as skid steers, track loaders, articulating wheel loaders and mini excavators on the job every day—now allowing them to handle materials such as concrete slabs, steel plates and pipe up to 6,600 lb (3 tonne) with ease!

Read More

Putzmeister, Deutz reach long-term engine supply agreement

DEUTZ, the engine manufacturer, has concluded a long-term agreement to supply the Putzmeister Group with diesel engines of between 2.2 and 12 litres; this continues years of successful collaboration between the two companies. To meet the next emissions standard, Putzmeister has opted to install DEUTZ 'Stage V ready' engines in its floor screed and concrete pumps, which are to be progressively launched in the market from 2017.

Read More

Industry News
Lifting & Material Handling

Genie to host "Ask Me Anything" event in late January

Ask questions, get answers — the Genie“Ask Me Anything” (AMA) event makes it possible for customers to do just that. Expanding on the company’s popular education-focused website, Genie Aerial Pros, its new AMA webpage gives Genie another opportunity to provide information to customers on topics influencing the aerial industry, including the most up-to-date information available from manufacturers on how changes to the ANSI A92 and CSA B354 standards will affect equipment, service and training. The first Genie AMA event will be January 23-27.

Read More

Deere adds to stable of construction data solutions

John Deere is adding Foresight Intelligence to its stable of construction data solutions to increase dealer efficiencies and customer uptime. The collaboration utilizes Foresight’s Intelligent Alert Triage Center (IATC) and helps John Deere dealers and customers better manage daily machine alerts. 

Read More

120-ton capacity rough terrain crane scheduled for CONEXPO release

The GR1200XL rough terrain crane from Tadano

The new GR1200XL will be introduced at CONEXPO 2017. With 120 tons of capacity this crane is the newest addition to Tadano’s line of safe, high quality and efficient rough terrain cranes. The GR1200XL sits at the core of Tadano’s large rough terrain line-up and features the industry’s longest boom and jib combinations.

Read More

Super Products launches newly designed web site

Truck-mounted vacuum equipment manufacturer Super Products LLC has launched a newly-designed web site that features its line of products as well as provides information on the company’s rental offering, used equipment inventory and nationwide Super Store locations.

Read More