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'I Make America' Expands Identity

IMakeAmericaLogoOctober 28, 2013 – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers(AEM) announced all domestic policy advocacy efforts on behalf of the equipment manufacturing industry will now be integrated under the I Make America banner. I Make America began as a national grassroots campaign and now has nearly 30,000 supporters across the country that advocate to dramatically increase jobs for America's equipment manufacturers.

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Terex Corp. May Hire 1,500 Employees

hir02 terex logo6October 21, 2013 - Hiring is always a good sign. Terex Corp. plans to invest about $40 million to upgrade its Oklahoma City facility after selling several product lines that had been built here. The company will add new machinery and other equipment at its local manufacturing plant, where it could add as many as 1,500 new jobs by 2017.

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Making a Case in Tomahawk

CaseOctober 17, 2013 - Case Construction Equipment, at a special media event in Tomahawk, Wis., introduced a new M Series line of dozers. One of the new machines – the 2050M – is a 214-hp machine targeted to the aggregates market for ripping overburden, working on haul roads, building berms and cleaning up muck piles.

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America’s Infrastructure Is Crumbling

slate200x96October 14, 2013 - A new editorial piece on Slate, entitled, "America’s Infrastructure Is Crumbling" notes that the golden age of American infrastructure was during the post-World War II era. But now far fewer resources are dedicated to repairing, updating, and replacing the country’s infrastructure. Like any system, it needs care to keep up with the demands placed on it.

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Edwards Honored by NSSGA

Gus Edwards March 15 2013 cropped smallOctober 8, 2013 – There is nobody like Gus. At a reception and dinner at the NSSGA Fall Board Meeting in Amelia Island, Fla., many friendly and familiar faces paid tribute to retiring NSSGA President and CEO Emeritus Gus Edwards for his nearly 17 years with the association.

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