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AEM plans National Mall “Celebration of Construction” equipment display in May

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) says it is gearing up to once again take over the heart of Washington, DC, to showcase how the equipment manufacturing industry contributes to a sustainable world.

From May 14 – 16, 2023, between the Washington Monument and U.S. Capitol Building, across from the American and Natural History Museums, equipment used to build the transportation and utility infrastructure vital to the modern world will be on display, the association says in a Nov. 21 statement on its website.

“Now more than ever, it is important that the equipment manufacturing industry comes together to educate policymakers, influencers and the general public on the societal benefits of modern building tools and methods,” the statement says. “There is no place better to do just that than the National Mall.”

AEM is rallying a wide array of manufacturers to bring equipment and experts to illustrate how their tools safely and efficiently construct the arteries that connect supply chains and people. Confirmed participants include:

Astec, Bobcat, Bridgestone/Firestone, Caterpillar, Cemen Tech, Ditch Witch, Dynapac, Gradall, John Deere, Komatsu, Kubota, LBX, LeeBoy, Link-Belt, Terex Genie, Trimble, Volvo CE andWirtgen

AEM will not be alone. To date, the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA), Associated Equipment Distributors (AED), Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP), Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA), National Sand, Stone and Gravel Association (NSSGA), National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA)and Power & Communications Contractors Association (PCCA) are confirmed trade association partners, with several others expected to join soon.

There is still time to contribute to the event.

Those interested in having their company featured during the Celebration of Construction on the National Mall, contact AEM senior director of regulatory affairs Nick Tindall at ntindall@aem.org.

Mark Buckshon
Mark Buckshonhttps://washingtonconstructionnews.com
Mark Buckshon is the publisher and interim editor of Washington Construction News. He is also president of the Construction News and Report Group of Companies. He combines a journalism and business background, and has published construction trade publications for more than 30 years, after an earlier career in journalism, which culminated when he lived through the transition from Rhodesia to Zimbabwe in 1978-80 as a sub-editor for the Bulawayo Chronicle and a correspondent for a Canadian news service.

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