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Modern technology in communications and information processing keeps changing at ever-increasing speed. These changes affect every industry, including construction and land development. Keeping up with new developments and new terms…
(republished from Equipment Manager Magazine – Summer 2015) It seems just like yesterday, even though it was over a decade ago, the role of the equipment manager changed from being…
by Tom Jackson – executive editor of Equipment World magazine – AEMP associate member The WIRED article: Farmers may not like corporate control of machine software, but contractors prefer it,…
By AEMP Associate Member – Fred Fakkema, vice president of compliance – Zonar When I served as a state trooper and later as commander of the Washington State Patrol Commercial…
Become a Member
AEMP is the premier organization serving those who manage and maintain heavy equipment. AEMP membership helps you attain the contacts, knowledge, career development and personal growth needed for success.
Attend AEMP Conferences
Why is it important to attend AEMP’s Conferences? AEMP has developed numerous gatherings and opportunities for the attendees at the Conference to connect with other professionals and exchange new ideas and experiences.
Earn Professional Certification
Becoming a certified equipment manager (CEM) or earning any other certification offered by AEMP is an attainable goal for equipment managers who want to be identified as exceptional. To achieve this goal, it takes personal motivation and experience.
"There is no other professional organization on the face of this earth that provides better industry connections, educational offerings, and opportunity to advance the profession of equipment managers than the Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP)."− Stan Orr, FASAE, CAE, President and CSO of AEMP
"The level of expertise and insight of AEMP's membership base is second to none. Becoming a member and participating in conferences, meetings, and other professional opportunities provided by AEMP is critical to success in our industry."− Thad Pirtle, Chairman of the Board of AEMP
"An equipment-owning organization has iron for one reason: They are tools by which it makes money. With 80 percent of capital assets tied up in iron, upper management better be concerned about how it's managed. AEMP's education and certification opportunities gives equipment management professionals the insight needed to maximize the bottom line."− Rod Sutton, Construction Equipment Magazine
"Becoming a certified equipment manager (CEM) is an attainable goal for equipment managers who want to be identified as exceptional. To achieve this goal, it takes personal motivation and experience. I believe AEMP's certifications provide opportunities for professionals in our industry to become more successful as an individual as well as the companies they serve. "− Guy Gordon, certified equipment manager (CEM)
"Telematics is a big driver for me. This is important technology, but unfortunately there is still a lot of misunderstanding and mystery surrounding it. That is where AEMP comes in. AEMP offers education and experience with telematics so we can make it easier to use, so we get better information from its application and so we can better apply that information to benefit our companies. "− Bob Merritt, certified equipment manager (CEM)