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Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas hosted its annual North American dealer meeting last week in conjunction with the 2018 Associated Equipment Distributors Summit in Las Vegas. Dealer personnel representing more than 100 of Hyundai's 170-plus locations across North America gathered for the event, which was designed to celebrate the brand's rapid growth in the region.
The U.S. heavy equipment distribution industry loses at least $2.4 billion each year as a result of dealers’ inability to find and retain technically skilled workers. The figure, based on an estimated nine percent of earnings foregone by American dealerships represented by Associated Equipment Distributors (AED), was included in a report released on Jan. 20 by The AED Foundation (AEDF).
Brian P. McGuire, president and CEO of Associated Equipment Distributors, issued the following statement regarding the delayed arrival of the Stanley Cup to the June 15 celebration of the Chicago Blackhawks' National Hockey League championship.
Leaders of the Canadian equipment industry convened on Oct. 30 for Associated Equipment Distributors’ (AED) inaugural Ottawa Briefing.The meeting featured remarks by Chris Alexander, Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister, panels on infrastructure, energy, tax, and workforce policy, a discussion about provincial road construction programs, and a preview of the 2015 Canadian federal elections.
Brian McGuire, president & CEO of Associated Equipment Distributors (AED), issued the following statement highlighting the sixth anniversary of TransCanada’s first application (Sept. 19, 2008) to the U.S. State Department for approval to build the Keystone XL pipeline.
The Associated Equipment Distributors has announced the appointment of its new president and CEO, Brian P. McGuire. He will assume his duties with AED on Jan. 6, 2014, and will be based at AED's headquarters in Oak Brook, Ill. He was most recently the president of the Tooling and Manufacturing Association, headquartered in Park Ridge, Ill.