Pella, Iowa – Vermeer Corporation President and CEO Jason Andringa has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), the North American-based international trade group for the off-road equipment manufacturing industry (agriculture, construction, forestry, mining and utility sectors).
“Vermeer and our dedicated team members demonstrate progressive manufacturing as we design, build and support tough equipment to meet the world’s needs. It is an honor to represent Vermeer at this level, working alongside fellow manufacturers to strengthen this great industry,” said Andringa.
AEM officers and directors work on behalf of all member companies, giving their time and talent to provide strategic direction and guidance for the Association’s business-development initiatives in areas including public policy, market data, and exhibitions, as well as technical, safety and regulatory issues and education/training.
“At AEM, we benefit from the support of our member companies and the dedication of their representatives who serve in AEM leadership roles,” said AEM President Dennis Slater. “They help ensure Association programs continue to meet member and industry needs, and we appreciate their knowledge and participation.”
Vermeer Corporation delivers a real impact in a progressing world through the manufacture of high-quality underground construction, surface mining, tree care, environmental and agricultural equipment. With a reputation for durability and reliability, that equipment is backed by localized customer service and support provided by independent dealers around the world. To learn more about Vermeer Corporation, visit vermeer.com.
AEM membership comprises more than 900 companies and more than 200 product lines. AEM is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with offices in the world capitals of Washington, D.C.; Ottawa, Canada; and Beijing, China. For more information on AEM and its services, visit www.aem.org.
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