Industry News

The CEA (Construction Equipment Association) would like to welcome David Bell, director JCB as the trade associations very first Honorary President. David joined JCB in 1974 as a graduate trainee, following an Engineering apprenticeship at Rolls Royce in Derby. During his 43-year career at JCB David has held a variety… Read more »

With the industry skills gap still widening many companies are looking to find a suitable and sustainable solution to the skills shortfall, says Philip Burgess of the Construction Equipment Association’s Skills Advisory Panel. As we know, the extent of the skills gap is such that only a small fraction of… Read more »

MILWAUKEE (August 14, 2017) – Disruptive innovation (think Uber) is here to stay and the heavy equipment industry is not immune. However, equipment manufacturers and distributors can recognize and leverage disruptive innovations and create new value to stay in business and prosper. Disruption expert Luke Williams will tell them how… Read more »

Gate 7 is a Gateshead, UK based specialist component manufacturer for the automotive sector; the company’s product portfolio includes decals and vehicle livery for construction and agricultural machinery. The UK division of the company is run by managing director, Kate Wickham (34), who has been with Gate 7 since 2005…. Read more »

AEM Elects Two Directors

MILWAUKEE (July 21, 2017) – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has elected Philip Kelliher, Vice President Americas & Europe Distribution Services Division of Caterpillar Inc., and David Thorne, Senior Vice President Worldwide Sales & Marketing, Construction & Forestry Division of Deere & Company, to the AEM CE Sector Board… Read more »