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Read the stories and perspectives of equipment manufacturing workers. Submit your story to Stories@AEM.org.
Worker uses grit, determination to achieve dream -Featured Image

Worker uses grit, determination to achieve dream

By: Chad ReinkeMarch 14, 2019

Before I joined Kondex, I had been a carpenter my whole life – nearly a quarter century. I built homes, apartments, and commercial buildings, and for 12 years I had my own carpentry business. However, over time, the job started to wear on me, as did the cold winter months and hot summers. So I […]

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Young workers: Patience is key to success -Featured Image

Young workers: Patience is key to success

By: Jacob HowlandDecember 18, 2018

Growing a career in the equipment manufacturing industry is hard work.

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5 ways you can be an advocate for our industry -Featured Image

5 ways you can be an advocate for our industry

By: David WardDecember 14, 2018

A few good tips on how to be an advocate for our industry.

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Our Voices Can Make Infrastructure a Priority -Featured Image

Our Voices Can Make Infrastructure a Priority

By: Tim SempleDecember 6, 2018

Our elected officials do take our voices seriously. We all need to get more involved.

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One Welder’s New Year’s Resolution -Featured Image

One Welder’s New Year’s Resolution

By: Duane OlivierDecember 6, 2018

It’s that time of year again when many start looking forward to what's next.

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Town Hall Brings Important Industry Topics to Life -Featured Image

Town Hall Brings Important Industry Topics to Life

By: Dane ZittritschDecember 3, 2018

The event was really high in energy. It felt like attending a cable TV game show almost.

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Generating a buzz about workforce development -Featured Image

Generating a buzz about workforce development

By: Jake GaylordNovember 30, 2018

To obtain the highest level of industry-wide workforce development we’re going to need help from policymakers.

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I’m a Welder and I starred in an award-winning campaign -Featured Image

I’m a Welder and I starred in an award-winning campaign

By: Danny WhiteNovember 29, 2018

It’s not all that often you get asked to appear in video that’s going to be seen by over 138,000 viewers.

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Sometimes equipment manufacturing workers are farmers too -Featured Image

Sometimes equipment manufacturing workers are farmers too

By: Chelsea HonnetteNovember 28, 2018

When policies are passed, they impact my family in more ways than one.

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Worker takes Governor for ride at Manufacturing Month event -Featured Image

Worker takes Governor for ride at Manufacturing Month event

By: Greg FrenzelNovember 27, 2018

You never know when your first meeting with an elected official will be. Read about Greg's first time here.

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