The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) welcomed two new distributor members in the first quarter of 2012.
Importadora Gutierrez, S.R.L. (Santo Domingo, D.N., Dominican Republic): Importadora Gutierrez was founded in 1979 to serve the needs of the Caribbean region's expanding agricultural industry. As customer needs evolved, so did the company's product offerings, which now include motion control products such as electric motors and frequency drives; PT components, such as gearing, bearings, belting and coupling products; and conveyor components. Although the company's main markets are the Dominican Republic and Haiti, it also fully services Central America and the Caribbean. Company general manager Ricardo Gutierrez said, "Through our PTDA membership, we are looking to expand our servicing capabilities by acquiring know-how from PTDA's training. We also hope to establish new, lasting relationships with customers searching for quality products and services in our region."
Werner Electric Supply Co. (Neenah, Wis.): A distributor with 11 branches throughout Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Werner Electric Supply Co. is a wholesale distributor of products and services including industrial automation, lighting, electrical and data communication equipment, pneumatics and clean energy solutions. Founded in 1948, Werner Electric's multiple locations serve the electrical control needs of original equipment manufacturers, the maintenance and automation needs of industrial plants and commercial buildings, and the electrical needs of construction contractors.