Dairy Equipment Statistics Committee (DESC)

Products Focus

Barn equipment, bulk milk tanks, cooling, cleaning and sanitizing supplies, computerized systems, milking machines, auto cow I.D., auto detachers, electronic milk meters and related equipment.


To provide member manufacturers a forum to address issues effecting the dairy industry and the manufacture of milking equipment and related products. To promote the interests of member manufacturers regarding standards, market statistics and other subjects relating to the dairy industry.

Council Activities

  • Stray voltage courses
  • Certification and training for persons installing and servicing basic milking systems programs


Dairy Equipment Department in 1946 became the Milking Machine Manufacturers Council in 1963.

Group Leadership


Ben Guelker

Lely North America

Vice Chairperson

Steph Faymoville

GEA Farm Technologies Inc.

AEM Staff Contact

Rex Sprietsma - AEM Liaison

Director, Market Share Statistics


Juliana Burda - AEM Backup Liaison

Program Manager, Market Share Statistics