Marco Island, FL — The Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) of Glen Ellyn, Ill., honoured two industry leaders with Lifetime Achievement Awards at its 2007 Annual Convention May 4-8 at Marriotts Marco Island Resort, Golf Club and Spa: Dennis B. Clark, who retired in 2003 as president of North American Industrial Distribution, SKF, and Richard Gipson, Gipson Bearing Co.
BSA created the award in 2001 to recognize lifetime achievement within the industry and the association. Recipients must have been a member or participating manufacturer of BSA for at least 25 years, attended BSA events, been actively involved in the affairs of the association, and demonstrated a leadership role within the industry.
BSA is an international service and educational organization of authorized distributors representing a total of nearly 100 companies distributing factory-warranted ball-, roller-, and anti-friction bearings and invited manufacturers of bearings and related products. For more information on BSA, contact the BSA office at (630) 858-3838; fax (630) 790-3095; email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the association website at www.bsahome.org.