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The PTDA is Awarded Registration Marks for its Power Transmission Handbook

The Power Transmission Distribution Association (PTDA) recently received registration marks for its Power Transmission Handbook from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. It was awarded a Class 16 mark for its textbook and a Class 9 for its eBook. The Power Transmission Handbook is currently in its 5th version and contains over 400 pages of product training on 17 different categories. The...

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PTDA gets five new company members.

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) had welcomed its new members, which includes two distributor companies and three manufacturing companies. ERIKS North America (eriksna.com) and Transmission Equipment International Inc. are the distributor members whereas Bega Special Tools (begaspecialtools.com), Luff Industries Ltd. (luffindustries.com) and Oil States Industries, Inc....

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PTDA announces nominations for Wendy B. McDonald Award.

PTDA Foundation’s Wendy B. McDonald Award is honored to woman who has established herself as an integral contributor to her company's success. This award will be presented annually based on the criteria such as nominees must be female and employed by PTDA member and must exemplify leadership and integrity in all business relationships. This award is established to honor the memory of Wendy...

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PTDA conducted three days 2016 Industry Summit.

Coupling networking opportunities with inspiring IML Talks and Deeper Dives, PTDA 2016 Industry Summit was conducted with Seven hundred and fifty people from power transmission/motion control industry and 590 delegates. Summit included with cutting edge presentations on tools and information to Lead in Disruptive Times and panel discussions on VP marketing, IBT Industrial Solutions were conducted...

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Keith Nowak is honoured with Warren Pike Award by PTDA.

For lifetime achievement in power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) industry, Keith Nowak, president, MPT Drives, Inc is named 26th recipient of Warren Pike Award by Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA). Nowak has been active and committed PTDA and PTDA Foundation volunteer for over 15 years. Award was established in 1984 to honor individuals who have demonstrated outstanding,...

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PTDA elects its 2017 Board of Directors and Manufacturer Council.

PTDA elects Thomas R. Clawser, director reliability services, Brown Transmission & Bearing Co. Delta Reliability Div. (Lancaster,Pa.) as the association’s president for 2017. Joining Clawser, Mike Power, director distributor sales, Lovejoy Inc (Downers Grove, Ill.) assumes the duties of the PTDA Manufacturer Council chair in 2017. Also elected were Board of Directors and Manufacturer Council at...

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PTDA Foundation announces winner of 2016 Wendy B. McDonald Award.

Declaring Linda Miller of B & D Industrial as the 2016 recipient of Wendy B. McDonald Award, PTDA Foundation acknowledges her contribution to her company's success and bringing about positive change within the power transmission/motion control industry. From her first job as a clerk/typist in 1975, Miller was promoted as manager of information technologies in 1982, B&D’s first manager of...

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PTDA Foundation achieves fundraising record for third consecutive year.

Collected a total of $387,000 for 2016, PTDA Foundation raised funds nine percent more than funds raised in 2015. Fund raising drive include contributors from 125 companies of power transmission/motion control industry. Out of all thirty-seven contributors increased their contribution in 2016 over 2015. Fundraising in 2016 included 43 new contributors, providing financial support for PTDA...

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Power Transmission Distributors Association second quarter report shows decline in 2016 sales.

Developed along with ITR Economics, Power Transmission Distributors Association’s quarterly Sales History & Outlook Report (SHOR) collects sales data each quarter from PT/MC distributors and manufacturers and presents the aggregate results in customized reports. Revealing that power transmission/motion control distributor sales have declined 6.1 percent, report states that leading indicators...

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PTDA welcomes seven new members.

PTDA, the leading association for the industrial power transmission/motion control distribution channel, recently welcomed 7 new member companies. Distributors include: Central Chain & Transmission, Co., Dowco Power Transmission Products Inc., Mechanical Rubber & Transmission, Inc., Sunset Industrial Parts, and Whisler Bearings & Drives, Inc. Manufacturer and Associate Members include:...

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