Six new members joined the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA), Chicago, during the third quarter of 2007.

Three companies joined the association as distributor members:

  • Global Bear Inc., Dorval, PQ, Canada, a distributor of precision bearings and power transmission products.

  • State Electric Supply Co., Huntington, W. Va., an electrical distributor with 33 branches in five states.

  • Transmotion LLC, Green Bay, Wis., a subsidiary of the Value Added family of companies that carries mechanical power transmission products, bearings, motors, and material handling products.

The association also welcomed three new manufacturer members:

  • Emerson - Control Technologies, Eden Prairie, Minn., a manufacturer of electronic drive and drive support products with 14 locations across the Americas.

  • Sedis Industrial Chains, Troyes Cedex, France, a chain manufacturer in France with factories in France, Great Britain, and Germany.

  • Whittet-Higgins Co., Providence, a manufacturer of precision retaining devices for bearing, power transmission, machinery, and equipment assemblies.

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