AED (Associated Equipment Distributors)

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. They represent over 800 industrial equipment companies that rent and sell equipment used in construction, mining, energy, agriculture and other industrial applications.



Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES High School Outdoor Power Equipment Program Gains AEDF Recognition

The AED Foundation (AEDF) announced that the BOCES High School District completed a successful recognition recently by adding the Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES High School Outdoor Power Equipment Program located at the Ormsby Educational Center in East Aurora, N.Y., to its growing list of recognized high schools....


Heavy Equipment Industry Professionals Gather in Las Vegas

The 2021 AED Summit was held at the Mirage Casino and Resort in Las Vegas from May 24 to 26. The most obvious news at this year's event was that the rules have changed and attendees could see each other's faces with the relaxing of COVID-19 restrictions....


AED Leaders Embark on 'Driving for Dealers 2.0' — The Sequel

The Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) executive team embarked on a nine-day multi-city motor coach tour on April 21 to visit equipment dealers across the midwest and south central regions to underscore the need for a robust federal infrastructure bill....


The Sky's the Limit at AED's 2021 Summit in Las Vegas

AED is bringing the 2021 Summit to Las Vegas on May 24 to 26 at the Mirage Hotel. Summit is one of the industry's safest interactive and innovative equipment distribution events in North America, according to AED....


White House Releases Infrastructure Proposal: 'The American Jobs Plan'

Associated Equipment Distributors' (AED) President and CEO Brian P. McGuire; ARTBA President and CEO Dave Bauer; Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) President Dennis Slater; and National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) President and CEO Audrey Copeland issued statements following the White House releasing its framework for an infrastructure package (the American Jobs Plan)....


AED's McGuire: Buttigieg's Leadership is Welcomed in Push to Rebuild America's Infrastructure

Brian P. McGuire, president and CEO of Associated Equipment Distributors, issued the following statement upon the Senate's confirmation of Pete Buttigieg to be U.S. Secretary of Transportation. "AED congratulates Pete Buttigieg on his confirmation to serve as President Biden's Transportation Secretary....


Associated Equipment DistributorsJoins Forces with Spanish Manufacturers Association of Construction and Mining Equipment

Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) announced that the Spanish Manufacturers Association of Construction and Mining Equipment (ANMOPYC) had become the newest memberof AED. Based in Zaragoza, Spain, ANMOPYC is a sector, private and non-profit organization founded in 1982 to protect the interests of the Spanish construction, public works and mining companies and contribute to strengthening their presence in foreign markets....


Biden's Executive Orders Has Construction Industry Concerned

President Joe Biden signaled changes in climate and energy policies when he signed a slew of executive orders on his first day in office. Though some consider this a positive move toward reducing global warming and carbon footprint, others see it as adversely affecting the construction sector and a threat to the economy, which President Biden campaigned to support....


Associated Equipment Distributors, National TV Show Inside the Blueprint Announce Strategic Partnership

Inside the Blueprint (ITB) and Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) have entered into a strategic partnership to provide AED and its members with educational content regarding issues, initiatives and new solutions related to the equipment distribution industry....


Industry Associations Pledge to Work with Biden, Harris to Move Country Forward

Construction industry associations are beginning to weigh in following the inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden Jr. as the 46th President of the United States on Jan. 20, 2021. Stay tuned for updates as more associations make their statements on the new administration....







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