Associated Equipment Distributors (AED), an international trade association representing more than 500 leading manufacturers and distributors of construction equipment and other related products, recently recognized the long- standing membership of Bobcat Company.

The Bobcat Company is a major provider of compact equipment for global construction, rental, landscaping, agriculture, grounds maintenance, government, utility, industrial and mining markets. The company strives to empower its customers to do their jobs more efficiently and effectively. It is North Dakota’s largest manufacturer, with one of the most extensive compact equipment distribution networks in the world.

As a longtime member of AED, Bobcat contributes to and benefits from a variety of quality services, including public policy advocacy, industry education and public relations efforts that advance the role of equipment distributors across industry lines.

In an informal ceremony,AED President Bob Henderson presented Rich Goldsbury, Bobcat president – North America and Oceania, with an award marking Bobcat Company’s 50th year of continuous service to the construction equipment industry.

Mike Swanston, president of Swanston Equipment (a Bobcat dealer), and AED Board of Directors Representative Don Shilling, president of General Equipment & Supplies, both based in Fargo, were also in attendance for the presentation of the award.