Posted February 23, 2018

PTDA adds five members

The Power Transmission Distributors Association recently welcomed five new member companies.

Distributor members added were ERIKS North America, Pittsburgh, which distributes bearings, belt & chain drives, motor/motion control, conveyors & material handling components and hydraulics & pneumatics. “We are looking forward to extending our relationship with EPTDA into North America with our PTDA membership. Networking and sharing ideas with partner members and manufacturers will add great value to our organization,” said vice president Bill Moore.

Transmission Equipment International Inc., Wallingford, Connecticut, is a distributor of adjustable/variable speed drives, bearings, belt & chain drives, clutches & brakes, conveyors & material handling components, shaft couplings & u-joints, gearing, motors, industrial specialty chemicals, linear motion components and accessories.

Manufacturer members added were Bega Special Tools, Vaassen, Netherlands, a  manufacturer of hydraulic components. “We are very excited for the opportunity to network within both PTDA and EPTDA. We look forward to meeting many new distributors and manufacturers as well as strengthening our existing relationships with the outstanding PTDA members,” said Richard Imbro, national sales manager. 

Luff Industries Ltd., Rocky View, Alberta, Canada, is a manufacturer of conveyor and material handling components.

Oil States Industries Inc., Arlington, Texas, manufactures clutches and brakes. “We joined PTDA for the purpose of expanding business relationships and networking activities. PTDA is a vital component to enhancing brand awareness and for providing the networks and channels for sales advantages, delivery and efficiencies,” said sales manager Richard McKelvey.