AEM releases Faces of Manufacturing video.


CHATTANOOGA, TENN. – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has released a new video featuring workers championing the industry.

The Faces of Manufacturing initiative aims to bring together the 2.8 million manufacturing men and women in the United States in support of pro-manufacturing policies in the United States with a 90-second video that 22 Equipment manufacturing workers “their demands are urging their peers to speak with one voice and tell elected officials to “create jobs, boost the economy and keep the industry strong,” according to an AEM press release.

AEM will distribute the video along with printed and digital materials to equipment manufacturers in the United States

“Fueled by a legacy of determination and ingenuity, American device manufacturers can beat anyone. But when other countries engage in unfair trade and investment practices, we are effectively forced to compete with one hand behind our back,” said Kip Eideberg, AEM’s senior vice president of government and industry relations, in the press release.

“With less than seven months to the midterm elections, we are mobilizing the men and women of our industry to send a message to Congress: They must come together bipartisanly to strengthen American competitiveness and empower US workers and businesses, domestically to be successful and international markets.”

Efforts to support manufacturing policy continue as the U.S. Congress considers the Bipartisan Innovation Act, legislation designed to “outgrow China, boost domestic research and manufacturing, and secure supply chains vital to the country’s national security and economy.” are of crucial importance”. the release specified.

Faces of Manufacturing is part of a larger grassroots campaign run by AEM called “I Make America” ​​to educate and engage device manufacturing workers on issues affecting their jobs. I Make America has been around for more than a decade, the press release said, but this is the first time the campaign has received direct support from industry workers.

The Faces of Manufacturing video was shot on location at Astec and Komastu America Corporation in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Case, IH in Racine, WI, Husco in Waukesha, WI, Kondex Corporation in Lomira, WI, and Miller Formless in McHenry, IL.

The video can be viewed below.


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