The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) recently announced that its board of directors has approved the membership applications of six new companies, bringing the trade group comprised of the world’s leading gaming suppliers to a total of 151.

The new AGEM members are: ArdentSky LLC, a Potomac, Md.-based regulatory compliance company dedicated to helping the gaming industry standardize and streamline business practices associated with gaming compliance management; Automated Systems America (ASAI), a Glendale, Calif.-based based provider of ATMs and cash access services to both retail and gaming customers; Digital Gaming Corp., an Elstree, UK-based company that delivers gaming software to the land-based casino industry;  PariMAX LLC, a Hunt Valley, Md.-based firm that enables race tracks to monetize their historical racing content via casino-style games; Skilled Game Development, a Richmond, Texas-based software developer for interactive skilled based gaming for casinos, tribal gaming and any markets where Class III machines are permitted; and Southco, a Concordville, Pa.-based , manufacturer of engineered access hardware and counterbalance mechanisms to improve the ergonomics and safety of maintaining and repairing gaming equipment.

AGEM is a non-profit international trade association representing manufacturers and suppliers of electronic gaming devices, lotteries, systems, table games, online technology, key components and support products and services for the gaming industry.