CLEVELAND, OH – BDI (Bearing Distributors, Inc.), headquartered in Cleveland, announces the opening of new branches in Winston-Salem, NC and Memphis, TN.
BDI Branch #58 is located at 1570 Brookford Industrial Rd., Unit B, Kernersville, NC 27284. Tel: 336-992-1873; Fax: 336-992-1877. BDI Branch #32 is located at 2093 Thomas Rd., Suite 3, Memphis, TN 38134.
Jim Chrapek, a veteran of the Greater Triad Area bearing/power transmission industry, has joined BDI as Branch Manager of the company’s Winston-Salem location. Other members of the new branch team are Operations Manager Lee Noble and Customer Service Representative Lisa Taylor.
Newly appointed Branch Manager Richard (Ricky) Swann has relocated from BDI-Decatur, AL to oversee the company’s entry into the Memphis market. Swann has nearly 30 years of industrial distribution experience and will draw on that experience to deliver solutions to Midsouth customers.
With 162 global branch operations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia, BDI services manufacturing companies throughout the world. BDI is a leader in the distribution and application of bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical power transmission, linear motion, fluid power, material handling, 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.