The Assn. of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has named Leif Magnusson of CLAAS of America Inc. to the AEM board of directors. Magnusson is president of CLAAS North America Holdings and regional director of the Americas, CLAAS Global Sales GmbH, Omaha, Neb.
AEM directors help set the guidelines and operating policies of the association, which is the North American-based international trade group for companies manufacturing equipment, products and services used worldwide in agricultural, construction, forestry, mining and utility sectors. AEM service areas include technical and product safety support, equipment statistics and market information, public policy representation and trade shows, plus global business development, education and training, workforce development and worksite safety/ educational materials.
AEM is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., and has offices in the world capitals of Washington, D.C.; Ottawa, Canada; and Beijing, China; with a European presence in Brussels, Belgium. For more information on AEM and its activities, go online to www.aem.org.