Chicago, IL — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) welcomed nine new members in the first half of 2011. These included two new distributor members:
– NationSkander California Corp., doing business as VXB.com Bearings of Anaheim, CA. It is a distributor of bearings, linear motion products, mechanical power transmission and material handling components.
– Williams Distributing of Howell, MI, a distributor of mechanical power transmission products, motors and electrical/electronic drives.
Three companies joined the association as manufacturer members:
– Bodine Electric Company of Northfield, IL, a manufacturer of motors and drives.
– Silverthin Bearing Group of Preston, WA, a roller bearing manufacturer.
– Technicor Inc. of Orangeville, ON, a manufacturer of chains, sprockets and conveyor components.
One company joined as an associate member: Profit2 of Overland Park, KS, a profit optimization service company.
Also, three educational institutions joined as associate members: Moraine Park Technical College of Fond Du Lac, WI; San Bernardino Community College of San Bernardino, CA; and Trident Technical College of Charleston, SC.