MILWAUKEE — The Assn. of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has recognized 19 companies for achieving “milestone member” status in 2019, a designation that highlights their off-road equipment manufacturing industry support through long-time and continuous participation in AEM.

“AEM could not achieve success without the active and continued involvement of our member companies,” said Paul Flemming, AEM senior director, membership & engagement. “Their participation has been key to the growth and progress of our industry and AEM; we appreciate and are proud to recognize their outstanding support.”

During this 125th-anniversary year for AEM, three companies were honored as 125-year members:

  • AGCO Corp. (Massey Ferguson)
  • CNH Industrial America LLC
  • Deere & Co.

Achieving 75-year member company status was Wells Fargo Equipment Finance.

Achieving 50-year-member status was AC Business Media.

Fourteen AEM members were saluted for reaching the 25-year-member mark:

  • Bay Shore Systems Inc.
  • Comer Industries Inc.
  • Concentric Rockford Inc.
  • Furukawa Rock Drill USA
  • Gator Machinery Company
  • Kioti Tractor Div Daedong-USA Inc.
  • Mahindra USA Inc.
  • NPK Construction Equipment Inc.
  • NTN Bearing Corporation of America
  • O'Neal Industries Inc.
  • Palfinger North America
  • Solar Technology Inc.
  • Topcon Positioning Systems Inc.
  • Troxler Electronic Laboratories Inc.

AEM saluted all its milestone-member companies at the Association’s recent annual conference.