Chicago, Ill. — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) added three new distributors to its membership roster during the third quarter of 2003: Gulf Coast Bearing & Supply Co. of Corpus Christi, Texas, S.C. Bearing & Industrial Supply of Signal Hill, Calif., and Voorhies Supply Co., LLC of New Iberia, La.
Also in the third quarter, the association welcomed five new manufacturer members, ncluding DSI/Dynamatic ofurtevant, Wis., G & G Manufacturing Company of Omaha, Neb., Machine Guard & Cover Co. of Holland, Mich., Oriental Motor USA Corp. of Torrence, Calif., and Sprint Electric Ltd. of Arundel, W. Sussex, United Kingdom.
Also, SolidWorks of Concord, Mass., a company providing CAD and catalogue software and services, has joined the association as an associate member.
Founded in 1960, PTDA is an U.S.-based trade association representing 222 power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distributor firms throughout North America and 14 other countries, as well as 188 manufacturers that supply the PT/MC industry. Details about the group can be found at www.ptda.org.