Gorman-Rupp joins PTDA
February 12, 2013 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) welcomed four new members in the fourth quarter of 2012, including St. Thomas, Ont.-based Gorman Rupp of Canada Limited.
Gorman-Rupp is a manufacturer of pump products. “Our membership in PTDA is an ideal avenue to communicate with our manufacturing peers, participate with our distribution and strengthen our global brand presence,” the company’s general manager Robert Furneaux said in a statement.
Among the other new members are Dallas-based A & W Bearings & Supply Co., Inc., a distributor of bearings, mechanical PT, motors, electrical/electronic drives, hydraulics & pneumatics, linear motion, and motor/motion control products; Youngstown, Ohio-based Brenner Industrial Sales, a distributor of mechanical PT, bearings, motors, material handling, motor/motion control products and electrical electronic drives; and Northeast Industrial Technologies, Inc., a Lima, N.Y. a distributor of mechanical PT, material handling, bearings, motors, electrical/electronic drives, linear motion, motor/motion control and hydraulic & pneumatic products.
PTDA represents 174 power transmission/motion control distribution firms that generate more than $11 billion in sales and span close to 3,400 locations in the United States, Canada and eight other countries. PTDA members also include 184 manufacturers that supply the PT/MC industry.