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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 Launches Tax Reform Survey Project: Help Shape the Industry’s Tax Agenda

19 August 2016

With Congress gearing up for a once-in-a-generation tax reform debate, AED has launched a new project to gather data from equipment distributors to guide and support the association’s tax-related lobbying. The survey project, which examines the impact of both existing tax laws and proposed changes to the code, includes questions on a variety of topics including cost recovery, LIFO, like-kind exchange, the estate tax, the new 3.8 percent passive income tax, the business interest deduction and more. The survey data more »

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AED Mourns Passing of former Congressman Steve LaTourette, Construction Industry Stalwart

4 August 2016

WASHINGTON – Brian P. McGuire, president and CEO of Associated Equipment Distributors, issued the following statement regarding the passing of former Rep. Steve LaTourette of Ohio. “With the passing of Rep. LaTourette we lost a great champion for the construction equipment industry. He was a stalwart, dedicated to doing what was right in Washington regardless of politics. Whether it was advocating for rebuilding our nation’s infrastructure or his work with the Main Street Republican Partnership ensuring pragmatic candidates were elected more »

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AED Urges Strong Support for Bill to Overhaul Career and Technical Education

28 July 2016

On July 28, AED President and CEO Brian P. McGuire sent a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) urging the House to act swiftly and decisively to approve the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (H.R. 5587). The legislation, which was unanimously approved by the House Education & Workforce Committee, enhances, reforms and reauthorizes the Carl D. Perkins Act to address one of the most pressing challenges facing American businesses: more »

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