Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) is an international trade association representing companies involved in the distribution, rental and support of equipment used in construction, mining, forestry, power generation, agriculture and industrial applications.
Our 500 distributor member companies account for more than $15 billion of annual sales of construction equipment and related supplies and services in the U.S. and Canada. Our average distributor member achieves more than $40 million per year in revenues, and employs 80 people. AED serves:
Independent distributors that sell, rent, and provide aftermarket support for construction equipment and related equipment and products
Manufacturers of construction and related equipment and products
Suppliers of business services, including finance, insurance, business systems/ERP and others
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