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Eight new members have joined PTDA so far in 2014

Chicago, IL - The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) welcomed eight new members so far in 2014.

Chicago, IL – The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) welcomed eight new members so far in 2014.

New distributor members include the following companies.

DIRISA (San Pedro Sula, Honduras) is a distributor of bearings, motors, mechanical PT and material handling products. Learn more at

Edwards Industrial Sales Inc. (Kalamazoo, MI) is a distributor of mechanical PT products, bearings, and hydraulic & pneumatic products, as well as other material handling components, motors, electronic drives and linear motion products. Chris Hawk, marketing, states, “Edwards Industrial Sales joined PTDA to access resources, to connect and network with peers in the industry and to take advantage of opportunities in a very competitive market.” Learn more at


Standard Bearings (Des Moines, IA) distributes bearings and mechanical PT products. Learn more at

Tri-Power MPT, Inc. (Akron, OH), is a distributor of sensors, power transmission and motion control products. “We are very excited to re-join PTDA and look forward to seeing old friends and making new ones. PTDA provides many opportunities to network with the industry’s premier manufacturers. Our membership is well worth the investment,” notes president Richard Wiley. Learn more at

PTDA’s latest manufacturer members include the following companies.

Cone Drive (Traverse City, MI) is a gear manufacturer. Learn more at

Rossi North America (Suwanee, GA), is a manufacturer of gearing and AC motors. Learn more at

New associate members are as follows.

Interlynx Systems, LLC (Bryan, OH) is a lead management system provider to the power transmission distribution industry. Learn more at

WarehouseTWO (Palo Alto, CA) provides inventory-sharing solutions. WarehouseTWO is an inventory-sharing solution used by industrial manufacturers and their wholesaler-distributors in North America. “Our system’s rich functionality and method of excluding counterfeit products make it ideal for the power transmission industry,” says principal Mark Tomalonis. “Many power transmission distributors use our service to fill backorders faster, increase revenue and expose selected inventories to a much larger audience — all within authorized wholesale networks.” Learn more at

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) is a global association for the industrial power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distribution channel. Headquartered in Chicago, it represents power transmission/motion control distribution firms that generate more than $16 billion in sales and span over 3,400 locations. PTDA members also include manufacturers that supply the PT/MC industry. For more information, visit

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