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Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM): The U.S. Infrastructure Advantage

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Infrastructure impacts every aspect of our country. We rely on infrastructure to move people and goods, connect urban and rural areas, provide reliable energy and clean water, and drive economic growth. Infrastructure is essential to our way of life. Infrastructure is also the backbone of America’s economy. To have the strongest, most resilient economy in the world, America must have the best infrastructure in the world.

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The U.S. Infrastructure Advantage

Monday, June 26th, 2017
AEM - The Infrastructure Advantage

America’s competitors around the world understand this. They are making unprecedented infrastructure investments and working hard to overtake the United States. Meanwhile, America is underinvesting, and is on the verge of squandering the Infrastructure Advantage we inherited from the investments made by our grandparents and great-grandparents.

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AEM: National Infrastructure Poll

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

The poll found that a majority of Americans recognize the declining state of the nation’s infrastructure as an issue that should be addressed, and nearly half (46 percent) of respondents said that U.S. infrastructure has gotten worse in the last five years. Roads and bridges top the list of sectors of the nation’s infrastructure in extreme need of repair, but registered voters also believe that repairs should be made to railways, dams and water pipelines.

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Mobility 2050: A Vision for Transportation Infrastructure

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
Figure 1: Factors Influencing Transportation System Performance

Supported by a grant from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Northwestern University’s Transportation Center undertook an exploration of the factors, needs, and opportunities facing U.S. transportation infrastructure in the next 35 years. The objective of the study was not to forecast the future, but to frame the possibilities and thus to inform the public and policy makers about future needs for transportation infrastructure.

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AEM: American Infrastructure Needs Your Help

Monday, March 28th, 2016

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) brings you the Infrastructure Vision 2050 Challenge — a three-phased, crowd-sourced competition to award a total of $150,000 in prizes for innovative ideas to overhaul the crumbling infrastructure that Americans rely upon to move people, materials, products, services and information.

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Guest on The Infra Blog: Dennis Slater, President and Secretary, Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)

Thursday, March 10th, 2016
Dennis Slater, President and Secretary, AEM

Dennis Slater is President and Secretary of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). He oversees operation of all Association programs, which focus on core service areas of market information and equipment statistics, public policy representation, product safety and technical support, and trade shows.

“…Equipment manufacturers build the machines that make America. They build the machines that harvest crops and feed America and feed the world. Originally this was something that we just explained to our members, and we decided it’s not good enough. You have to also ask your members, you have to explain to their employees so they get involved in this and understand that their jobs depend on policies that support their jobs…This year, especially, we’ve gone out there now to the candidates that are running to say “what’s your manufacturing platform? What are your solutions for infrastructure?”’

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AEM’s Infrastructure 2050 Challenge Seeks Solutions to Infra Problems

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Dennis Slater, president of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), shares what led to development of and the mission behind the Infrastructure Vision 2050 Challenge, which is offering $150,000 in prizes for innovative ideas to overhaul America’s crumbling infrastructure.

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Contest Underway: Infrastructure Vision 2050 Challenge

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
Infrastructure Vision 2050 Challenge

The American Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and the HeroX crowdsourcing platform are presenting a challenge to bring attention to infrastructure in the USA…The hosts hope to create “an incentivized platform for innovative ideas to thrive and help shape America’s growth in the 21st Century.” They hope to gather ideas, vote for the most impactful ideas and projects, and even enter a “build” phase in July 2016.

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Jobs, Infrastructure, and the Economy: What the Voters are Saying

Monday, January 7th, 2013

THE ASSOCIATION OF EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS (AEM) Download full report (PDF): Jobs, Infrastructure, and the Economy: What the Voters are Saying About the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)“AEM is a trade association that provides services on a global basis for companies that manufacture equipment, products and services used worldwide in the following industries: Agriculture, Construction, Forestry, […]

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