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How are AED members using technical assessments?

Are you looking for a way to measure your potential or current technician's core technical skills? The AED Foundation's Technical Assessments can help! Find out how one of our members is incorporating these assessments into their hiring process.

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AED is a distributor-based trade association representing companies that sell, rent and service equipment used in construction, mining, forestry, power generation and industrial applications in North America and internationally.

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Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) is an international trade association representing companies involved in the distribution, rental and support of equipment used in construction, mining, forestry, power generation, agriculture and industrial applications.

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Established in 1991 and directed by AED members, The AED Foundation addresses professional education and workforce development in the industry. This includes AED Accreditation of diesel-equipment technology college programs.

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AED’s McGuire: Washington Has No More Excuses When it Comes to Infrastructure

15 August 2017

Brian P. McGuire, president and CEO of Associated Equipment Distributors, issued the following in response to the U.S. Census Bureau’s recent Value of Construction Put in Place (VIP) survey, which shows public construction spending in the country hit a 24-year low in the second quarter of this year. “With trillions of dollars of infrastructure needs in the United States, it’s disappointing that public construction spending is declining. However, it’s not surprising, considering our leaders in Washington continue to forsake their more »

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Congressman Loebsack visits Vermeer equipment dealer

14 August 2017

This article was originally posted in The Pella Chronicle. To view the original article, click here. Congressman Dave Loebsack visited the Vermeer of Iowa & Northern Missouri Equipment Dealer on Wednesday as a part of his “Iowa First” tour. Loebsack talked to employees and toured the facility after listening to some of their concerns about the bills being considered in congress. The main topics of discussion were healthcare, the infrastructure bill, tax policies and education and training for jobs similar more »

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Cohoes Break Proves We Need Investment

14 August 2017

This article was originally published in The Record. To view the original article, click here. Following the major water main break in Cohoes, residents, businesses and local officials are now forced to clean up the mess because our leaders in Washington continue to forsake their responsibility to invest in the nation’s infrastructure in a long-term, sustainable manner. A strong federal role in partnership with state and local entities is a necessary component to building and maintaining the United States’ infrastructure more »

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