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Volvo CE, MCL and Paladin Attachments Host IMA Visits -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamSeptember 7, 2017

The I Make America tour marched onward last week with a trio of visits to factories across the Midwest. Volvo CE hosted Sen. Bob Casey in its Shippensburg, Pennsylvania production facility, while Congressman Mike Gallagher visited MCL Industries, Inc. in Pulaski, Wisconsin, and Congressman Tim Walberg visited Paladin Attachments in Dexter, Michigan. Each company hosted […]

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I Make America Joins Legislators for Visits at Terex, Kondex -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamAugust 7, 2017

The I Make America tour stretched across the United States last week Friday, as Governor Mary Fallin and Congressman Steve Russell visited Terex Corporation’s factory in Oklahoma City. And to round out Friday’s doubleheader, Sen. Ron Johnson visited Kondex Corporation in Lomira, Wisconsin for a separate I Make America event there. Fallin and Russell joined […]

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AEM Launches 'Behind Every Product' Campaign -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamJuly 16, 2017

AEM launched a major new advertising blitz as part of its I Make America campaign to raise the equipment manufacturing’s profile in the nation’s capital.

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Congressman Loebsack Headlines I Make America Event at Vermeer -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamJuly 16, 2017

Congressman Dave Loebsack joined Vermeer President and CEO Jason Andringa and other company leaders for a tour of the 1.4 million square-foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.

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Rep. Roskam Headlines I Make America Event at General Kinematics -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamMay 4, 2017

Congressman Peter Roskam headlined the second I Make America event of 2017 on Monday, as the tour moved on to General Kinematics in Crystal Lake, Illinois. Rep. Roskam toured the 200,000-square-foot manufacturing facility and met with the 160 men and women that engineer and manufacture state-of-the-art vibratory and rotary equipment for the foundry, mining, bulk […]

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VIDEO: AEM Kicks Off "I Make America" 2017 Tour -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamMay 4, 2017

AEM officially kicked off its I Make America 2017 Tour this week. This marks the sixth year that AEM travels around the country to visit with member companies and their employees, discuss issues that affect the industry and highlight how equipment manufacturers are essential to the continued growth of the U.S. economy. This year’s theme […]

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Our Products, Our Jobs: Rep. Bacon Joins CLAAS for I Make America Kickoff -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamMay 4, 2017

The 2017 I Make America tour got underway at CLAAS of America last Thursday with a visit from first-term Congressman Don Bacon. To support this year’s tour and its theme (“Our Products, Our Jobs”), CLAAS hosted its congressman as part of the company’s continued leadership in the I Make America program. The company hung a special banner paying tribute to […]

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Stand up for manufacturing in America! -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamNovember 26, 2016

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Support manufacturing at the polls on Election Day! -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamNovember 26, 2016

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AEMPAC-Backed Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Re-elected -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamNovember 17, 2016

AEMPAC-supported candidates overwhelmingly won re-election in 2016, sending a series of pro-manufacturing lawmakers to Washington for the 115th Congress. AEMPAC is the AEM Political Action Committee. AEMPAC supports candidates for federal office, and other key officials and decision makers, who support the AEM mission of advancing equipment manufacturers in the global marketplace. A bipartisan slate […]

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'I Make America' Cuts Through Election-Year Clutter -Featured Image

By: I Make America TeamOctober 24, 2016

Six years ago this fall, I made my way to Capitol Hill to join Mike Rowe (of “Dirty Jobs” fame) to launch a little initiative called “I Make America.” What I couldn’t have predicted at that time is how IMA would steadily evolve into a powerhouse campaign that serves as a cornerstone for AEM’s advocacy […]

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