During the first three months of its 2023 Fund Drive campaign, the PTDA Foundation raised nearly $125,000. Contributions to the annual PTDA Foundation Fund Drive support PT WORK Force, an initiative to empower PT/MC (power transmission/motion control) industry employers to be more successful in their recruitment and retention efforts.
“Our industry makes the world go round, and the people we employ are integral to its success,” says PTDA Foundation President and 2023 Fund Drive Vice Chair, Bill Moore, President, Industrial Profit Strategies, LLC. “Ensuring PT/MC companies hire the best candidates and build the best team means employers need resources and tools to navigate recruitment and retention challenges. Every contribution to the PTDA Fund Drive directly supports PT WORK Force programs to sustain our essential labor force.”
Campaign contributions provide for new and vital programs and research for 2023 including:
Thank you to these 2023 PTDA Foundation Vanguard Contributors that led our fundraising efforts with a pledge made October - December 2022:
Partner Contributors ($15,000+)
Allied Bearing & Supply, Inc.
Investor Contributors ($10,000 - $14,999)
Applied Industrial Technologies
Stakeholder Contributors ($5,000 - $9,999)
Dodge Industrial, Inc.
DXP Enterprises, Inc.
NTN Bearing Corp. of America
Purvis Industries, LLC
Benefactor Contributors ($2,500 - $4,999)
BDI Americas (USA & Canada)
Bearing Service, Inc.
Garlock Sealing Technologies
Houston Bearing & Supply Co., Inc.
Lafert North America
Master Power Transmission, Inc.
Nidec Motor Corporation (in memory of Sandy Sullivan)
RBC Bearings, Inc./Climax Metal Products
The Rowland Company
U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission LLC (UST)
W.C. DuComb Co., Inc.
Leadership Contributors ($1,000 - $2,499)
Bearing & Transmission Supply Co. (in honor of Jack Zimmerman)
JIE USA Inc.
Webster Industries Foundation
Sponsor Contributors ($500 - $999)
Baldwin Supply Company
Bearing Engineering Co.
Brewer Machine & Gear Co.
J/E Bearing and Machine Ltd.
KML Bearing USA
Kurz Industrial Solutions
MPT Drives, Inc.
Power & Rubber Supply
Torque Drives, Inc.
Colleague Contributors ($250 - $499)
Apex Industrial Automation
Verona Industrial Equipment, LLC
U.S. Bearing and Power Transmissions Corp.
Anonymous (in memory of Robert K. Callahan)
Alan M. Haveson
Pamela & Mark Kan
John & Sue Masek (in honor of Mary Sue Lyon and in memory of Terry Hutton)
Mike & Katie McLain
Keith & Sharon Nowak
Barbara J. Ross (in loving memory of Sandy Sullivan)
Bill & Heather Shepard
The PTDA Foundation 2023 Fund Drive has a goal of $325,000. To date, the Foundation has raised 40 percent of its goal. Pledges can be made online at ptda.org/FoundationGive or pledge forms can be downloaded at ptda.org/FoundationGive.