AEM Announces Winners Of Statistics Outstanding Merit Awards

EQUIPMENT MARKET REPORTS PROVIDE TIMELY, ACCURATE BENCHMARKING & PLANNING DATA

MILWAUKEE – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has recognized 48 member manufacturers with Statistics Outstanding Merit Awards for exemplary participation in AEM equipment-specific data reporting programs.

Their performance enhances the association's ability to deliver meaningful benchmarking and business-planning information to members.

"We salute our award winners for their ongoing dedication, which is integral to the success of the Statistics Program," said AEM Senior Director of Statistics Mike Lietke. "We encourage all AEM members in the association's statistics programs to actively participate and have their voices heard; these are their programs and their input is vital to offering optimum value to all participants."

AEM statistics activities encompass more than 200 unique product programs that cover information from county-level retail sales data in North America to global shipments data.

Winning companies received a cumulative performance rating of 90 percent or better based on corporate-wide North America performance in areas including timely and accurate data submission, meeting attendance, and timely response to ballots, audits, and surveys during the 2018 calendar year.

AEM presented the awards during its recent annual statistics conference in Tempe, Ariz. The conference included general sessions on business intelligence trends and meetings of several AEM statistics committees.

AEM recognized the following 48 companies as 2018 Statistics Outstanding Merit Award winners:

* Indicates achieved a 100-percent score.

AEM is the North American-based international trade group representing off-road equipment manufacturers and suppliers, with more than 1,000 companies and more than 200 product lines in the agriculture and construction-related industry sectors worldwide. The equipment manufacturing industry supports 1.3 million jobs in the U.S., and 149,000 more in Canada. Equipment manufacturers also contribute $188 billion combined to the U.S. and Canadian economies. AEM is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2019.