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Six tips on how to sustain your business model

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 14, 2014

Six tips on how to sustain your business model

Do you know how to sustain your business model and be a profitable dealer for the future? At the Associated Equipment Distributors (AED)/Infor Executive Forum held in mid-September in Rosemont, Illinois, Steve Leonard, president and owners of Annapolis, Maryland-based American ...

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12-cent gas tax hike could pay for transportation projects

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 19, 2014

12-cent gas tax hike could pay for transportation projects

With the current highway bill, MAP-21, nearing expiration and the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), the main transportation funding source, projected to shortfall in just over two months, the search is on for a new way to fund transportation infrastructure projects. Two ...

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AED names Brian P. McGuire as president, CEO

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 26, 2013

AED names Brian P. McGuire as president, CEO

Associated Equipment Distributors has appointed Brian P. McGuire as its new president and CEO. He will begin his duties January 6 and will be located at AED’s headquarters in Oak Brook, Illinois. McGuire, 43, most recently served as president of the Tooling ...

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Could alternate energy sources help solve our funding problem?

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 06, 2013

Could alternate energy sources help solve our funding problem?

It’s time to get creative. With less than a year until our latest surface transportation bill, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21), expires on Sept. 30, 2014, the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) once again faces insolvency. It’s ...

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AED president, CEO Toby Mack responds to Obama’s remarks about Keystone XL pipeline jobs

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 30, 2013

AED president, CEO Toby Mack responds to Obama’s remarks about Keystone XL pipeline jobs

Toby Mack, president and CEO of Associated Equipment Distributors (AED), today issued a statement in response to President Barack Obama’s interview with the New York Times, specifically the president’s remarks regarding the job creation potential of construction of the Keystone ...

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AED chairman testifies at Congressional tax reform hearing

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 09, 2013

AED chairman testifies at Congressional tax reform hearing

Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) Vice Chairman Tim Watters is set to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Committee at the “Small Business Tax Reform: Growth Through Simplicity” hearing at 1 p.m. Eastern Time on April 10. Watters will ...

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Shale and gas oil have positive economic effects, industry leaders tell House panel

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 14, 2013

Shale and gas oil have positive economic effects, industry leaders tell House panel

Two shale energy representatives today told the United States House of Representatives Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy & Mineral Resources that shale gas and oil is having a positive economic affect on more than just the energy sector. Whit Perryman, CEO ...

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Don't just sit there, vote for something important

John Latta - Oct 19, 2012

Don't just sit there, vote for something important

Got a note from AED, and it's a timely reminder that potential voters sometimes need to be turned into actual voters. We all know the credibility chasm with many, many people who say they are going to vote but don't. AED ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Jan 12, 2012

Highway Contractor

Another Testing 12 Months The recovery continues. Slowly. Slowly. It’s frustrating (again) to have to say it, but it appears that this new year will offer us more of the same. Last year virtually repeating itself, as did the year before that and ...

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Sentry Insurance Safety Webinar offers driving tips for the winter months

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 07, 2011

Sentry Insurance will offer a safety webinar covering winter driving conditions on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011 at 2 p.m. CDT. As driving conditions change with the season, it is very important to keep your authorized drivers aware of ...

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'Rally for the Roads' on May 25 in D.C. will tout need for adequate highway funding

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 21, 2011

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) and its allied trade associations will sponsor a “Rally for Roads” on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on May 25 at 11 a.m. EDT, to bring attention to the critical need ...

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'Start Us Up USA' rally to support highway reauthorization slated for May 7 in Des Moines

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 06, 2010

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) will be holding a regional "Start Us Up USA" rally in Des Moines, Iowa, to build support for highway reauthorization and related measures to help the equipment industry recover from the economic downturn. The event ...

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