PTDA gets five new company members.

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

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PTDA Welcomes Five New Members

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA), the leading association for the industrial power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distribution channel, recently welcomed five new member companies.

Distributor Members

ERIKS North America (Pittsburgh, Pa.) distributes bearings, belt & chain drives, motor/motion control, conveyors & material handling components and hydraulics & pneumatics. Vice president Bill Moore said, “We are looking forward to extending our relationship with EPTDA into North America with our PTDA membership. Networking and sharing ideas with partner members and manufacturers will add great value to our organization.” Learn more at

Transmission Equipment International Inc. (Wallingford, Conn.) is a distributor of adjustable/variable speed drives, bearings, belt & chain drives, clutches & brakes, conveyors & material handling components, shaft couplings & u-joints, gearing, motors, industrial specialty chemicals, linear motion components and accessories.

Manufacturer Members

Bega Special Tools (Vaassen, Netherlands) manufactures hydraulic components. “We are very excited for the opportunity to network within both PTDA and EPTDA. We look forward to meeting many new distributors and manufacturers as well as strengthening our existing relationships with the outstanding PTDA members,” said Richard Imbro, national sales manager. Learn more at

Luff Industries Ltd. (Rocky View, Alberta, Canada) is a manufacturer of conveyor & material handling components. Learn more at

Oil States Industries, Inc. (Arlington, Texas) manufactures clutches & brakes. Sales manager Richard McKelvey said, “We joined PTDA for the purpose of expanding business relationships and networking activities. PTDA is a vital component to enhancing brand awareness and for providing the networks and channels for sales advantages, delivery and efficiencies.” Learn more at

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) is the leading global association for the industrial power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distribution channel. Headquartered in Chicago, PTDA represents power transmission/motion control distribution firms that generate more than $16 billion in sales and span over 2,500 locations. PTDA members also include manufacturers that supply to the PT/MC industry.

PTDA is dedicated to providing exceptional networking, targeted education, relevant information and leading-edge business tools to help distributors and manufacturers meet marketplace demands competitively and profitably. For more information, call +1.312.516.2100, visit


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