MILWAUKEE, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announces the 2012 inductees into the AEM Hall of Fame, which recognizes and celebrates outstanding individuals in the off-road equipment industry, and their legacy of innovation, service and leadership.
Their vision and hard work have been critical to advancing global economic and social prosperity; their legacy strengthens continued industry contributions to improving our quality of life, and serves as an inspiration for tomorrow's leaders.
The 2012 AEM Hall of Fame inductees are:
- John Deere (Deere & Company)
- Pierre Bataille (Poclain)
- Wood Brothers - Keith, Leonard and Mervel (Woods Equipment Company)
AEM Hall of Fame inductees have been evaluated by an independent panel of industry experts on five criteria that are vital to the health of the off-road equipment manufacturing industry: 1) innovation, 2) industry contributions, 3) leadership, 4) corporate citizenship/social responsibility and 5) sustainability.
Since its inception in 1993, more than 40 industry leaders have been inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Read about the 2012 inductees and the other Hall of Fame members online at www.aemHallofFame.com.
SOURCE Association of Equipment Manufacturers