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BDI appoints category manager for safety products

Cleveland, ON - Bearing Distributors Inc. (BDI) has appointed Scott Smith as category manager of safety products.


Cleveland, ON – Bearing Distributors Inc. (BDI) has appointed Scott Smith as category manager of safety products.

Smith has worked in safety training/sales for the past 23 years. He has a proven track record of growth in a wide range of industries, including general manufacturing, food processing, energy, and utilities.

“Scott’s arrival at BDI signals a continuation of our strategy to grow with new product additions. Similar to our fluid power expansion, in-house expertise for safety products will be a major part of BDI’s effort going forward,” says David Strovers, product specialist group manager.

With 192 global branch operations in the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia, BDI services manufacturing companies throughout the world. BDI’s business is the distribution and application of bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical power transmission, linear motion, fluid power, material handling, and industrial and safety products.  Value-added services offered by BDI include inventory and supply chain optimization, advanced technical support, documented cost savings and end-user training.

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For more information about BDI, visit www.bdiworldwide.com.