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Look back at 100 years of AED!

In 2019, AED is celebrating its 100th anniversary! Take a look back at the last 100 years, how things have changed and where we are now!

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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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Continuing Business Education

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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Industry Education And Development

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 Alert: Congress Should Expeditiously Consider and Ratify USMCA, AED Tells Lawmakers

9 April 2019

On April 9, Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) delivered a letter to congressional leadership expressing support for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and urging lawmakers to expeditiously consider and ratify the accord between the United States’ closest trading partners. “As a U.S.-based organization with companies operating in the United States, Canada and Mexico, AED’s members are uniquely impacted by the trade uncertainty in North America,” said AED’s President & CEO Brian P. McGuire. “The USMCA modernizes and strengthens the trade ties more »

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AED’s Chairman Leads Delegation Pushing for Infrastructure Bill

15 March 2019

Earlier this week, AED’s 2019 Chairman Michael Brennan (Brandeis Machinery & Supply Co.) led the association’s executive committee for meetings on Capitol Hill and at the White House to push for long-term, robustly funded infrastructure investment legislation. Brennan was joined by AED’s Immediate Past Chairwoman Diane Benck (West Side Tractor Sales Co.), Vice President of Finance Gayle Humphries (Low Country Machinery), Vice President of Membership Michael Vazquez (MECO Miami) and Vice President of Political Action Wes Stowers (Stowers Machinery). Participants more »

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Why Lake Shore Drive is Crumbling

14 February 2019

The emergency closure of a portion of Lake Shore Drive because of a broken bridge presented Chicagoans with a firsthand look at the consequences of our nation’s failure to adequately invest in infrastructure. America’s infrastructure is insufficient, and our representatives in Washington can no longer forsake responsibility when it comes to much-needed maintenance and improvements. Every day, Americans are harmed by deferred upgrades and investments that result in avoidable, yet dangerous situations. First responders are forced to reroute, delaying services. more »

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