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From High School Shop Class to CONEXPO-CON/AGG -Featured Image

From High School Shop Class to CONEXPO-CON/AGG

By: Shawn “Rozy” RozmarynowskiApril 6, 2020

This story was written by Shawn “Rozy” Rozmarynowski, a welder at Woods Equipment. Earlier this month, my wife and I traveled to Las Vegas to attend CONEXPO-CON/AGG & IFPE 2020. They say it’s North America’s largest trade show, and it sure did look like it! Everywhere you turned, there was tons of construction equipment. From […]

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We Need to Educate a Skilled, 21st Century Workforce

By: Brian TaylorDecember 26, 2019

This story was written by Brian Taylor, Director of Manufacturing, Telsmith. Having worked in the equipment manufacturing industry for over two decades, I have seen the technology in our products evolve over time. The equipment and onboard computers have gotten “smarter”, allowing operators to do their jobs more efficiently and effectively. But with this new […]

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I Make America Highlights Importance of Getting Involved

By: Jerry SmithDecember 19, 2019

This story was written by Jerry Smith, RDC Operations Manager, KUHN North America. KUHN North America’s Service and Distribution Facility recently had the honor of hosting U.S. Representative Anthony Brindisi (D-N.Y.). Here in Vernon, we are proud of the work we do to serve and provide for our region’s agriculture and industrial equipment dealers. Having […]

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I Make America Brings Impact of Trade War to Shop Floor -Featured Image

I Make America Brings Impact of Trade War to Shop Floor

By: Chuck HenryDecember 17, 2019

This story was written by Chuck Henry, Operations Manager, Woods Equipment. You hear a lot about the trade war on the news. But what does it mean for me? What does that mean for the equipment manufacturing industry? There’s so much going on about how it impacts our region, the Dairy State, and the country, […]

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I Make America Celebrates Record Year of Advocating for Equipment Manufacturers

By: Wade BalkonisDecember 16, 2019

This story was written by Wade Balkonis, AEM Grassroots Advocacy Manager. It’s been a busy year for AEM’s national grassroots campaign. Throughout the year, we’ve hosted more dozens of policymakers, added more than 6,900 new supporters, and sent more than 750,000 messages about issues that impact the equipment manufacturing industry. In 2019, I Make America gained new […]

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I Make America Empowers Workers Like Me

By: Chris MillerDecember 11, 2019

This story was written by Chris Miller, Operations Manager & Inventory Control, Fecon. I’m proud to be one of the 1.3 million men and women in the equipment manufacturing industry. At Fecon, we build quality equipment that helps a variety of industries keep the U.S. economy strong. I’ve always been curious about how decisions in […]

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I Make America Shares the “Wonders of Manufacturing” -Featured Image

I Make America Shares the “Wonders of Manufacturing”

By: Nikki SullivanDecember 4, 2019

This story was written by Nikki Sullivan, Director of Continual Improvement, General Kinematics. I recently had the opportunity to work with I Make America to host a Pancakes & Policy for my company. Here at General Kinematics, we manufacture vibrating and rotary equipment for the foundry, mining, process, recycling, and wood processing industries. I was […]

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Amplifying Your Voice Through Social Media

By: Katrina BishopDecember 2, 2019

Learn how to better engage with your elected officials through social media.

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I Make America Event Was “Once in a Lifetime” -Featured Image

I Make America Event Was “Once in a Lifetime”

By: Mike ReedNovember 5, 2019

Manitowoc Cranes' Mike Reed talks about his experience at the I Make America event with Vice President Pence.

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Manufacturing Workers Have a Voice Thanks to I Make America

By: Chris SammonsJuly 16, 2019

A Calder Brothers employee reflects on the impact of I Make America.

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