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Kondex Receives AEM Advocates Program Gold Award

(December 12, 2019): Kondex recently received its eighth consecutive Gold Award from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) for its involvement in their 2019 I Make America Advocates Program. This honor recognizes member companies who completed the highest level of support criteria in promoting pro-manufacturing legislation and policies. Actions such as sending letters or emails to elected officials, holding an I Make America event, meeting with legislators, and more earned points to determine merit level.

“AEM is a strong voice for manufacturing, and does a phenomenal job providing its members with industry insights and leadership,” commented Kondex Vice President Jim Wessing, who accepted the award at AEM’s Annual Conference. “We are happy to support their I Make America efforts, as this program creates awareness for American manufacturing and helps businesses like ours remain globally competitive.”

AEM is the North American-based international trade group representing more than 900 companies and more than 200 product lines in the agriculture, construction, forestry, mining and utility sectors worldwide.

Kondex, a manufacturer of cutting and wear-resistant components, uses advanced manufacturing technologies and design innovations to significantly improve product life and strengthen functionality. For our OEM customers, this elevates market share; for end users, it extends the life of their machinery. With the majority of our products agriculturally based, these efforts support our mission of helping to feed and fuel the world. For additional information, please visit