The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) welcomed four new members in the fourth quarter of 2012:
A & W Bearings & Supply Co., Inc. (Dallas, Texas) is a distributor of bearings, mechanical PT, motors, electrical/electronic drives, hydraulics & pneumatics, linear motion, and motor/motion control products. George Yarbrough, president and CEO, said, “As a 40-year-old company, we’ve not been very involved in very many associations, but we are excited that PTDA can offer us both networking and educational learning opportunities and we are eager to take advantage of both.” Learn more at www.awbearings.com.
Brenner Industrial Sales (Youngstown, Ohio) is a distributor of mechanical PT, bearings, motors, material handling, motor/motion control products and electrical electronic drives. Bruce Anderson, president, said he joined PTDA because, “I’m hoping to better connect with my fellow distributors and gain access to affordable training materials created and vetted by my distributor colleagues.” The company’s website will be online soon at www.brennersales.com.
Northeast Industrial Technologies, Inc. (Lima, N.Y.) is a distributor of mechanical PT, material handling, bearings, motors, electrical/electronic drives, linear motion, motor/motion control and hydraulic & pneumatic products. Michael Shaffer, CEO said, “We joined the Association hoping to gain access to industry barometers and market trends and learn more about what is going on in the industry. So far, the Association is delivering.” Learn more at www.northeast-usa.com.
Gorman-Rupp of Canada Limited (St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada) is a manufacturer of pump products. General manager Robert Furneaux said, “Our membership in PTDA is an ideal avenue to communicate with our manufacturing peers, participate with our distribution and strengthen our global brand presence.” Learn more at www.grcanada.com.