June 12, 2013 – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced that Deere & Co. has joined the elite ranks of the I Make America campaign’s Gold-level company supporters. I Make America is a grassroots campaign that was launched in September 2010 to dramatically improve American manufacturing policies to create more jobs in the U.S. and keep our economy competitive with other countries.
“We commend Deere & Co. for achieving Gold status in the I Make America campaign,” said Dennis Slater, president of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). “As a committed member of AEM, Deere & Co. has been an essential voice in Washington, encouraging stronger manufacturing policies that keep businesses competitive and growing here in the United States.”
“John Deere is proud to participate in the I Make America campaign,” said Michael J. Mack, President, Worldwide Construction & Forestry Division of Deere & Co. “We applaud AEM’s efforts to draw the attention of policymakers to critical issues affecting manufacturers in a very real way.”