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Chain manufacturer adds first Canadian warehouse in Ontario


Chain manufacturer Drives LLC has added a warehouse location in Brampton, Ont., its seventh distribution centre in North America and its first in Canada.

"Our new Brampton warehouse will allow Drives to provide local product and service to support the needs of our growing Canadian customer base. We look forward to the tremendous opportunity to serve our customers in that region by helping give them a competitive advantage," said Barbara Ross, vice-president sales and marketing at Drives LLC.

Drives uses PTplace.com to deliver e-business and logistics services for the power transmission industry. PTplace.com gives distributors 24/7 access to pricing and order entry for Drives USA Roller Chain products, corrosion-resistant products, engineering class chains and pintle chains. PTplace.com provides services for a variety of manufacturers of power transmission products and bearings.

Drives LLC is a U.S.-based producer of power transmission chains, conveyor chains, and screw conveyor products. It has manufacturing facilities in the U.S. exceeding 400,000 sq ft in Fulton, Ill., and service centres in Fulton; Houston; Sparks, Nev.; Denver; Crossville, Tenn.; Lakeland, Fla., and Brampton.
www.drivesinc.com