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.

AED serves:

  • Independent distributors that sell, rent, and provide aftermarket support for heavy equipment and related equipment and products
  • Manufacturers of heavy equipment and related equipment and products
  • Suppliers of business services for distribution, including finance, insurance, business systems and other services

AED speaks with one unified voice for the equipment distribution industry and finds success through excellent relationships with dealer principals and executive professionals in manufacturing, and industry experts.  Through AED’s education, advocacy, and networking, AED members continue to grow and develop their business to face today’s challenges and prepare for tomorrow’s opportunities.