PTDA Welcomes New Members

The Power Transmission Distributors Association welcomed five new manufacturer members in the fourth quarter of 2011

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA, Chicago, IL) welcomed five new manufacturer members in the fourth quarter of 2011.

LUBRIPLATE Lubricants Company (Newark, NJ): In business since 1870, LUBRIPLATE is known for its wide range of lubricant products. The LUBRIPLATE brand offers both synthetic/long-lasting and petroleum-based fluids, oils and greases for all types of applications and situations, including products for gear boxes, bearings, chains, etc. and specialty lubes like NSF/H-1 registered food-grade products and environmentally responsible products. LUBRIPLATEproducts are available through domestic and international distribution networks (its catalogs are available in 10 languages). Learn more at

MITRPAK Power Transmission Products (Uxbridge, MA): For over 25 years, the MITRPAK team has been producing spiral bevel gear drives for some of the most demanding applications around the world. The company builds standard drives in a variety of configurations and also builds drives for special applications. Visit for more information.

Osborn International (Cleveland, OH): Founded in 1887, Osborn International’s Load Runners line of idler roller products includes plain, flanged, V-grooved, and crowned roller styles, available with hardened or stainless steel (as well as non-metallic) tread surfaces. Osborn invented the deep-groove and tapered bearing cam follower in 1965 as a means to solve an internal material handling manufacturing challenge. Highly engineered and fully customizable, Osborn’s Load Runners offer improved performance capabilities as a heavy-load solution. Available in a full range of sizes and configurations and made in the U.S.A., Osborn Load Runners tolerate both radial and thrust loads in heavy-duty applications while offering various lubrication options (including solid lubricants and re-lube provisions). Learn more at

SIT Indeva Inc. (Charlotte, NC): SIT Indeva Inc. is the North American headquarters of SIT Group of Italy, founded in 1838. The company manufactures high-quality power transmission and conveying products. Supported by ISO 9001, ATX and RoHS certifications, SIT Group is able to deliver innovative solutions worldwide. Their product offering includes Goodyear Eagle Pd™; Goodyear Falcon Pd™; standard, metric, HTD and V-style belts and pulleys; urethane timing belts; flexible and rigid shaft-to-shaft couplings; keyless locking devices; bushings; and a wide variety of drive belts, pulleys and mechanical drive accessories. Visit SIT Indeva online at

SPX Hydraulic Technologies (Rockford, IL): SPX Hydraulic Technologies is a global manufacturer of high-pressure hydraulic pumps, cylinders, tools, torque wrenches and hydraulic work holding products. In addition, SPX Hydraulic Technologies also manufactures radial piston air motors, A/C & D/C hydraulic power units and railway track systems. Product brands include Power Team, Stone, Hytec, Globe, Bolting Systems and Rail Systems. Headquartered in Rockford, Ill., the company has global sales and manufacturing locations in The Netherlands, Shanghai, Singapore and the United Kingdom. SPX Hydraulic Technologies is part of SPX Corporation (NYSE symbol: SPW). Learn more at

Founded in 1960, the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) is the leading association for the industrial power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distribution channel. A U.S.-based trade association, PTDA represents 178 power transmission/motion control distribution firms that generate more than $10 billion in sales and span just over 3,500 locations in North America and 11 other countries. PTDA members also include 180 manufacturers that supply the PT/MC industry.

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