Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)
Advancing equipment manufacturers in the global marketplace; our passion is to not only see your business succeed, but to create a community where we, as an industry, can make positive and lasting change. AEM is 900 members strong and growing, representing 200 product lines. AEM offers a wide array of benefits to our members above and beyond reduced exhibit space rates at our trade shows and opportunities to participate in statistical reporting programs. Our vast member service offerings span across various industries and departments and also include representing collective global public policy interests, providing market intelligence information, offering member education programs and technical and safety services, among several others.
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- Business Type:
- Professional association
- Industry Type:
- Market Focus:
- Globally (various continents)
To be the leading organization in North America enabling equipment manufacturers to be successful in the global marketplace.
The 10 Principles that will Guide AEM's Future Direction:
- Think and act globally
Serve AEM members and the industries AEM represents in the current and emerging global marketplace.
- Be the world leader
Be the world leader serving equipment manufacturers in the core service areas of market information, technical/safety, global public policy and exhibitions.
- Serve the industry sectors
Provide services to equipment manufacturers and service providers in the agricultural, construction, forestry, mining and utility industries.
- Serve all companies
Provide services to all AEM members – large and small – recognizing the different needs of the broad spectrum of members and the equipment they produce for the industry sectors served by AEM.
- Invest in the industry
Reinvest the revenues earned by AEM to provide services to AEM members and to support the industries AEM serves.
Provide education and networking opportunities to help AEM members and their employees be more productive for their companies, while educating the general public about the industries served by AEM.
- Engage in emerging markets
Assist members in emerging markets by identifying business opportunities and developing services to support AEM members in these markets.
Develop and enhance cooperative relationships with industry organizations and trade associations, including customer groups, worldwide to maximize the value of services.
- Engage volunteer leadership
Prepare all AEM member representatives and staff to be valued leaders. Create an environment of active, manufacturer-led member participation in AEM services and activities representing all sectors and company sizes of the diverse industries served by AEM.
Continually improve all endeavors by being ever mindful that there isn't anything being done that can't be done better. Benchmark services and operations with leading organizations to continue to improve the best services to AEM members.