LBX receives AED Foundation Champion Award
Award recognizes service of manufacturer who offers significant contributions to workforce goals of AED Foundation
LBX has received the AED Foundation Champion Award, presented by the Associated Equipment Distributors (AED). Presented since 2017, the award is in recognition of distinguished service of a manufacturer or service provider who has offered significant contributions to the workforce goals of The AED Foundation.
LBX's strong support for The AED Foundation's fundraising Gala and Annual Fundraising Campaign allows the Foundation to continue to grow and achieve results for the industry, particularly in addressing the industry's skills gap and technician shortage.
"LBX has championed the work of The AED Foundation through their generous support for our fundraising efforts and we were honored to recognize them at our Foundation Gala," said Jason Blake, Executive Vice President and COO of The AED Foundation. "We look forward to continuing to work with them and our AED member companies to proactively address the technician shortage."
Established in 1919, Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) is an international trade association representing over 700 equipment distributors, manufacturers and industry-service firms across North America. AED members sell, service and rent equipment to such markets as heavy and light construction, mining, agriculture, forestry, aggregates, engines and industrial. Established in 1991 and directed by AED members, The AED Foundation (AEDF) addresses professional education and workforce development in the industry. This includes AEDF Accreditation of diesel-equipment technology college programs and AEDF Recognition of secondary diesel programs.