AEM Honors 75-Year Member

Staff | September 28, 2010

The paving materials production equipment maker that bears the name of the historic Great Lakes city it calls home has been honored by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) for 75 years of membership.

Erie Strayer Co., of Erie, Pa., was the longest serving of eight companies to be presented in November with an AEM milestone member plaque, awarded to association members in 25-year increments. Erie Strayer Co. designs and manufactures ready mix plants, paving plants, tilt mixers, batching controls and concrete reclaimers.

Reaching the AEM 50-year mark were Fairfield Manufacturing Co., of Lafayette, Ind.; Firestone Agricultural Tire Co., of Des Moines, Iowa; Manitou North America, of Waco, Texas; The Timken Co., of Canton, Ohio; and Weasler Engineering, of West Bend, Wis. Receiving 25-year plaques were Amerequip, of Kiel, Wis., and Bush Hog LLC, of Selma, Ala.

"We especially appreciate the continued support of these milestone-member companies," says Paul Malek, AEM membership director. "Their leadership and service have contributed greatly to the growth and progress of AEM, advancing the off-road equipment manufacturing industry both in North America and globally."

AEM's membership includes companies dating back to the association's founding in 1894.