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1 PTDA Wraps Up 2012 with Successful Industry Summit (December 2012)

The PTDA Industry Summit, held on October 18-20, 2012 in Dallas, Texas, featured more than 700 participants for two-and-a-half days of networking opportunities and good old-fashioned Texas-style fun.

2 PTDA (Spring 2007)

Single-vendor sourcing has probably never been more attractive to businesses of all types—especially manufacturing—than it is today. The concept makes perfect sense, especially for companies that buy power transmission and motion control components. Big dollars and perhaps even bigger safety issues ride on the quality, performance and reliability of the components used for any number of applications.

3 Bearing Associations Help Demystify Bearings Buys (June 2013)

The ABMA, BSA and PTDA help keep things rolling.

4 Industry News (December 2015)

News from around the industry

5 Industry news (April 2015)

News From Around the Industry

6 Industry News (June 2015)

News from Around the Industry

7 Industry News (December 2016)

News from around the industry.

8 Industry News (December 2017)

The complete Industry News section from the December 2017 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

9 Harvesting Knowledge (August 2017)

The season of harvest is upon us. And I don't mean crops, although here in the U.S. Midwest, there's plenty of that going on, too. No, what I mean is knowledge, because in addition to being the end of the growing season, the transition between summer and fall also marks the busiest time of year when it comes to trade shows, conferences and industry gatherings.

10 Industry News (April 2017)

Corporate and personnel announcements from the April 2017 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

11 Calendar (February 2017)

The complete technical calendar from the February 2017 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

12 INDUSTRY NEWS (March 2015)

News From the Industry

13 Calendar (October 2014)

The Calendar for events happening in the industry

14 Industry News (October 2011)

The complete Industry News section from the October 2011 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

15 Industry News (August 2011)

The complete Industry News section from the August 2011 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

16 Industry News (April 2011)

The complete Industry News section from the April 2011 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

17 Chasing Ubiquity (June 2013)

Power Transmission Engineering is the magazine of mechanical components. When you think of gear drives, bearings, motors, couplings, clutches, brakes and similar products, we want you to think of us. But achieving such front-of-mind presence is one of the most difficult goals in publishing...

18 Industry News (December 2011)

The complete Industry News section from the December 2011 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

19 Industry News (April 2012)

The complete Industry News section from the April 2012 issue of Power Transmission Engineering

20 Industry News (September 2014)

The complete Industry News section from the September 2014 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

21 Industry News (December 2013)

The complete Industry News section from the December 2013 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

22 Industry News (June 2012)

The complete Industry News section from the June 2012 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

23 Industry News (February 2015)

News from around the Industry

News Items About PTDA

1 PTDA Releases White Paper (November 18, 2013)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has released VMI: A Practitioner’s Set of Guidelines. PTDA, in its ongoing e...

2 PTDA's 'Power Transmission Handbook' Now On Sale (February 9, 2015)
The PTDA Power Transmission Handbook eBook is now for sale in the PTDA Store. The content has been adapted from the recently released fif...

3 PTDA Business Index Reports Flat Growth in 2nd Quarter (August 30, 2016)
The PTDA Business Index for 2Q2016 indicates flat growth with a reading of 50.4, slightly lower than the 50.9 reading in 1Q2016. The PTDA...

4 PTDA Releases Membership Directory (April 27, 2012)
The 2012 PTDA Membership Directory of the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) is an essential resource for anyone seeking ...

5 EPTDA Preps for Two Educational Events in 2018 (December 21, 2017)
As part of the EPTDA Academy, the EMEA Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA), the leading organization for the mechanical P...

6 PTDA Announces 2014 Leadership (November 5, 2013)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) elected its 2014 Board of Directors and Manufacturer Council at the recent PTDA In...

7 PTDA Opens Advanced Registration for 2018 Industry Summit (June 14, 2018)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has opened advanced registration for its PTDA 2018 Industry Summit to be held at T...

8 Arnott Selected as PTDA Executive Vice President (December 1, 2010)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) board of directors unanimously selected Ann Arnott, currently PTDA's vice pres...

9 Burcoff and Hickey Lead PTDA in 2016 (January 12, 2016)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) elected its 2016 Board of Directors and Manufacturer Council at the recent PTDA In...

10 PTDA Releases 5th Edition of the Power Transmission Handbook (October 30, 2013)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has released the fifth edition of the Power Transmission Handbook. First published...

11 PTDA Canadian Conference to Offer Networking and Knowledge (January 29, 2014)
Since its debut in 2002, the PTDA Canadian Conference has become a powerful business conclave for Canada’s power transmission/motio...

12 PTDA Canadian Conference Showcases PT Market (July 2, 2013)
From its start in 2001 with 53 attendees, PTDA’s 12th annual Canadian Conference set a new high when a record-breaking 250 particip...

13 PTDA Welcomes 10 New Members (January 15, 2014)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA), the association for the industrial power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) dist...

14 PTDA Foundation Establishes Wendy B. McDonald Award (February 27, 2014)
To honor the memory of Wendy B. McDonald, one of the power transmission/motion control industry's true pioneers, the PTDA Foundation ...

15 PTDA Shows Growth in PT and Motion Control Activity (August 25, 2014)
The PTDA Business Index for 2Q2014 indicates strong growth in both business activity and new orders. From 1Q2014 to 2Q2014, business acti...

16 PTDA Releases 2015 Membership Directory (June 5, 2015)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) recently released its 2015 Membership Directory. The Directory is a good resource ...

17 PTDA Releases Voice of the End Customer Report (July 6, 2018)
According to the newly released PTDA Voice of the End Customer report which includes quantitative and qualitative responses from over 1,2...

18 PTDA Welcomes Three New Distributor Members (May 19, 2015)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) recently welcomed three new distributor member companies:BK Industrial Solutions, ...

19 PTDA Foundation Now Accepting Nominations for 2015 Wendy B. McDonald Award (March 11, 2015)
To honor the memory of Wendy B. McDonald, one of the power transmission/motion control industry's pioneers, the PTDA Foundation estab...

20 PTDA Adds 10 New Members (May 22, 2013)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has welcomed 10 new members year-to-date including Applied Power Solutions (Addiso...

21 PTDA Releases Membership Directory (July 31, 2014)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has released its 2014 Membership Directory. The Directory is the ideal resource fo...

22 PTDA Announces 2013 Board of Directors (November 29, 2012)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) elected its 2013 board of directors and manufacturer council at the Industry Summi...

23 EPTDA Welcomes SMC as Integral Member (May 23, 2011)
The European Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA), an organization for the mechanical power transmission and motion contro...

24 EPTDA Welcomes Three New Companies (June 27, 2011)
The European Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA) welcomes three new companies including French distributor Itafran, Hunga...

25 PTDA Celebrates Successful Industry Summit (November 21, 2011)
The PTDA's Industry Summit recently took place in Washington D.C. This networking and educational event provided networking opportuni...

26 PTDA Market Forecast Free to Members (March 3, 2011)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has added a forecasting tool to the list of benefits it provides to greatly enhanc...

27 EPTDA Welcomes New Company Members (January 6, 2011)
The European Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA) recently announced two additions to its membership portfolio-Egyptian di...

28 EPTDA Elects New Board of Directors (February 4, 2009)
The European Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA) has a new Board of Directors, elected by the general assembly of members...

29 EPTDA Hosts Successful Summit in Malta (November 5, 2010)
The European Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA), an association for the industrial distribution channel in Europe, hoste...

30 PTDA Announces 2012 Leadership (December 1, 2011)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) elected its 2012 Board of Directors and Manufacturer Council at last month's I...

31 Miller Bearings Joins EPTDA (February 8, 2012)
The European Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA), the leading European organization for the mechanical power transmission...

32 PTDA Business Index Reports PT/MC Industry Down From First Quarter (August 31, 2015)
The PTDA Business Index for 2Q2015 indicates slowing compared to the previous quarter with a reading of 46.6, down from 67.7 in Q12015. T...

33 PTDA Welcomes New Members (February 12, 2013)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) welcomed four new members in the fourth quarter of 2012:A & W Bearings & S...

34 Barbara Ross Receives PTDA Warren Pike Award (November 6, 2012)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has named Barbara J. Ross, vice president sales and marketing, Timken Drives LLC, ...

35 PTDA Delivers Big Ideas in Dallas (November 3, 2012)
The PTDA Industry Summit recently gathered the power transmission/motion control industry to network, share solutions and build business....

36 PTDA Welcomes New Members (May 3, 2012)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) welcomed two new distributor members in the first quarter of 2012.Importadora Guti...

37 PTDA Welcomes New Members (October 29, 2012)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) welcomed four new members in the third quarter of 2012. C&U Americas (Plymouth...

38 EPTDA Announces Convention Schedule (February 25, 2013)
The European Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA) announces its 2013 Annual Convention in Venice from September 18-20. The...

39 PTDA Welcomes Seven New Members (July 30, 2015)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) recently welcomed seven new member companies. Distributor MembersAccurate Bea...

40 PTDA Welcomes Eight New Members (August 7, 2017)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA), the leading association for the industrial power transmission/motion control (PT/...

41 EPTDA Celebrates 20th Annual Convention in Rome (October 4, 2017)
The EMEA Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA) proudly celebrated this year its 20th Annual Convention, at the prestigious ...

42 PTDA Honors Andy Nations with Warren Pike Award (October 16, 2017)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has named Andy Nations, CEO, B&D Industrial (Macon, Ga.), the 27th recipient o...

43 EPTDA Welcomes Five New Members (June 28, 2017)
The EMEA Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA), the leading organization for the mechanical power transmission and motion c...

44 John Masek Named 25th Recipient of PTDA's Warren Pike Award (November 2, 2015)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) recently named John Masek, senior vice president, Bearing Service Inc. (Livonia, M...

45 PTDA Welcomes Seven New Members (January 27, 2017)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) recently welcomed seven new member companies. Distributor MembersAcme Armatur...

46 PTDA Foundation Launches Vanguard Campaign (February 27, 2017)
The Industrial Careers Pathway (ICP) initiative—founded and significantly funded by the PTDA Foundation—connected with c...

47 PTDA Announces 2018 Board of Directors and Manufacturer Council (October 31, 2017)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) elected its 2018 Board of Directors and Manufacturer Council at the annual busines...

48 PTDA Welcomes Six New Members (November 14, 2017)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA), the leading association for the industrial power transmission/motion control (PT/...

49 PTDA Industry Research Examines 2017 Results (March 6, 2018)
The third quarter 2017 Sales History & Outlook Report (SHOR) released by the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) sho...

50 EPTDA Opens Registration for Annual Convention in London (March 28, 2018)
The EMEA Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA), the leading organization for the mechanical Power Transmission and Motion...

51 PTDA Welcomes Five New Members (March 2, 2018)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) recently welcomed five new member companies. Distributor Members ERIKS Nort...

52 PTDA Accepts Nominations for Wendy B. McDonald Award (February 20, 2018)
The PTDA Foundation’s Wendy B. McDonald Award recognizes a woman who has established herself as an integral contributor to her comp...

53 PTDA Reports Latest Numbers in Distributor Sales (November 21, 2017)
The second quarter 2017 Sales History & Outlook Report (SHOR) released by the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) show...

54 EPTDA Launches Quarterly Forecast Reports with Oxford Economics (January 29, 2018)
The EMEA Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA), the leading organization for the mechanical power transmission and motion c...

55 EPTDA Welcomes Six New Members (January 6, 2017)
The EMEA Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA), the leading organization for the mechanical power transmission and motion c...

56 PTDA Accepting Nominations for Wendy B. McDonald Award (March 2, 2017)
The PTDA Foundation’s Wendy B. McDonald Award recognizes a woman who has established herself as a critical contributor to her compa...

57 PTDA Reports Growth Early in 2016 (June 1, 2016)
The PTDA Business Index for 2016 first quarter indicates significant growth with a reading of 50.8, a higher reading than 35.7 in the 4th...

58 PTDA Business Index Reports Slow Growth in 3rd Quarter for PT Industry (December 1, 2016)
The PTDA Business Index for 3Q2016 indicates slower growth with a reading of 46.9, slightly lower than the 50.4 reading in 2Q2016. The PT...

59 PTDA Reports Recovery in Second Half of 2016 (May 18, 2016)
Fourth quarter data released by the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) shows power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) di...

60 PTDA Reports Slow Growth Rate (February 16, 2016)
The third quarter Sales History & Outlook Report (SHOR) released by the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) shows powe...

61 PTDA Welcomes Six New Members (January 20, 2016)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) recently welcomed six new member companies to its organization: Distributor M...

62 EPTDA Holds Successful Annual Convention in Berlin (October 12, 2016)
EPTDA proudly reunited in Berlin for its 19th Annual Convention, 177 companies from 33 countries, over 400 members and guests, and among ...

63 PTDA Welcomes Three New Members (July 19, 2016)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) recently welcomed three new member companies. Distributor MembersIndustrial S...

64 PTDA Releases Latest Sales History & Outlook Report (November 22, 2016)
The second quarter Sales History & Outlook Report (SHOR) released by the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) shows pow...

65 PTDA Foundation Presents Wendy B. McDonald Award to Linda Miller (November 1, 2016)
To honor the memory of Wendy B. McDonald, one of the power transmission/motion control industry's true pioneers, the PTDA Foundation ...

66 EPTDA Welcomes Three New Members (September 6, 2017)
“Nearly 20 new member companies have been added in the last 10 months, and most of these newcomers will be introduced and welcomed ...

67 PTDA Releases 2013 Membership Directory (May 14, 2013)
For those seeking to connect with top-echelon leaders of the distributors and manufacturers of power transmission/motion control products...

68 PTDA Foundation Vanguard Campaign Raises $188,000 (April 1, 2015)
The power transmission/motion control industry is a “hidden” industry. While the power transmission/motion control products m...

69 PTDA 2015 Canadian Conference Facilitates Canadian Cross-Channel Connections (June 26, 2015)
Canadian power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distributors and manufacturers gathered June 3-5 at the Four Seasons Vancouver, Vancou...

70 PTDA Holds Successful Industry Summit (December 14, 2015)
Six hundred people from the power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) industry came together in Chicago October 21-24, 2015, where tools ...

71 PTDA Announces Market Data, Welcomes New Members (December 12, 2005)
The Power Transmission Distributors Association announced its March 2006 outllok support data for distributors and manufacturers of power...

72 Former Boston Gear President Receives PTDA Lifetime Achievement Award (April 15, 2006)
Roger A. Pennycook, former president of Boston Gear and former vice president of Textron Fluid & Power Co., was the 17th recepient...

73 PTDA Foundation Introduces PT WORK Force (December 19, 2017)
Recruiting, hiring, retaining and training employees continues to be an overwhelming challenge for industrial distributors. With a focus ...

74 PTDA Celebrates Successful 2016 Industry Summit (November 9, 2016)
Seven hundred and fifty people from the power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) industry, including nearly 590 delegates, came together...

75 PTDA Holds Successful 2017 Canadian Conference (July 10, 2017)
With a 30 percent increase in distributor delegate registration, more networking opportunities for all, three dynamic speakers and a full...

76 Bison Supports PTDA Initiative (August 27, 2012)
With the anticipated retirement of more than 80 million baby boomers over the next 20 years and only 43 million younger workers in line t...

77 C&U Joins BSA and PTDA (January 9, 2013)
C&U Americas, the North American subsidiary of The C&U Group, China’s largest bearing producer, and the 11th largest bearin...

78 PTDA holds 2014 Industry Summit, elects Ajay Bajaj president for 2015 (November 21, 2014)
Nearly 600 power transmission and motion control industry representatives from over 250 Power Transmission Distributors Association&...

79 Continental Introduces Synchrochain Carbon Belts at PTDA Industry Summit (October 24, 2016)
Continental recently introduced Conti Synchrochain Carbon power transmission belts for a variety of applications and industries at the Po...

80 PTDA Foundation Supports Distribution Careers (November 9, 2017)
Recruiting, hiring, retaining and training employees continues to be an overwhelming challenge for industrial distributors. The collabora...

81 NIBA and PTDA Joint Summit will be held as Scheduled (September 13, 2017)
Over the weekend, Hurricane Irma caused much damage across the Caribbean and up Florida's west coast. Our thoughts are with those who...