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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: Keystone XL Permit Approval a Win for Construction Equipment Industry

24 March 2017

Brian P. McGuire, president and CEO of Associated Equipment Distributors, issued the following statement after the Trump administration granted a permit authorizing the Keystone XL pipeline’s construction across the U.S. border. AED has been a leader in Washington advocating for Keystone approval and other energy policies that will spur economic growth and job creation. “AED commends the Trump administration for delivering on its promise to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline across the U.S.-Canada border.  While it’s indefensible his more »

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Brennan to Congress: Mining Sector is Necessary for Equipment Industry Growth

22 March 2017

WASHINGTON – A strong mining industry is integral to economic growth, job creation and the United States’ ability to rebuild its crumbling infrastructure, an Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) executive committee member told the House Energy & Mineral Resources Subcommittee today. Michael Brennan, Bramco, Inc.’s president & COO and senior vice president of AED’s Board of Directors, detailed the benefits of a robust mining sector for his company and the broader construction equipment industry, the importance of domestically-sourced mined materials and aggregates to rebuild more »

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Lake Oroville, ARTBA Study Underscore Public Safety Crisis

15 February 2017

Brian P. McGuire, president and CEO of Associated Equipment Distributors, issued the following statement regarding the situation around Northern California’s Lake Oroville and a new study by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association that found nearly 56,000 bridges across the country are structurally deficient. For his full statement on the Lake Oroville crisis visit “The new ARTBA analysis underscores the need for sustained and substantial investment in our nation’s infrastructure. Whether it’s a decaying dam, a crumbling bridge more »

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