PTDA Welcomes 7 New Members

The Power Transmission Distributors Association recently welcomed seven new member companies.

CHICAGO, Ill. — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA), the preeminent association for the industrial power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distribution channel, recently welcomed seven new member companies: Creswell Richardson, Powerhouse Industrial Supply Inc., Berliss Bearing Co., Donghua USA Inc., Radicon USA, Coughlin Insurance Services, and DK Industrial LLC.

Distributor Members

Creswell Richardson (Chattanooga, Tenn.) is a distributor of power transmission, electrical automation/panel building and mechanical/electrical engineered solutions. Learn more at

Powerhouse Industrial Supply Inc. (Springdale, Ark.) is a distributor of plastic and stainless steel products. “PTDA is a great fit for Powerhouse. We look forward to networking with other distributors and manufacturers and utilizing the many benefits offered through PTDA,” says Jeff Gardner, president. Learn more at

Manufacturer Members

Berliss Bearing Co. (Livingston, N.J.) is a bearing and seal manufacturer. Darin Vogt, president, Berliss Bearing Co. states, “As a company continuing to redefine itself, Berliss joined PTDA to enhance our visibility with PT distributors nationwide.” Learn more at

Donghua USA Inc. (Glendale Heights, Ill.), is a chain manufacturer. Learn more at

Radicon USA (Elk Grove Village, Ill.) is a manufacturer of gears. “Besides keeping us informed of industry trends, PTDA offers a broad spectrum of opportunities to improve business relationships with our distribution partners,” says Radicon’s Chirag Patel. Learn more at

Associate Members

Coughlin Insurance Services (Larchmont, N.Y.) is a privately owned, multi-location insurance brokerage, with operations in New York and California. CEO Michael Coughlin notes, “We specialize in the manufacturing trades and risks that involve inventory and products that are manufactured here in the U.S. and shipped all over the world. We currently insure PTDA members and look forward to expanding our footprint within the association’s membership.” Learn more at

DK Industrial LLC (Walpole, Mass.) provides marketing sales solutions programs within the power transmission distribution and manufacturing industry. "I have been involved with PTDA for the past six years, but this will be the first time with my own company,” notes Dan Killory, president and owner. “Being a small business, I watch our expenses very carefully. However, one of the most important investments my company made was joining PTDA. As we are tied to all facets of the industry, there is no better way for us to stay aware of industry trends and to find out about the news and the organizations within the industry.” Learn more at

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) is the leading global association for the industrial power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distribution channel. Headquartered in Chicago, PTDA 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 to the PT/MC industry. 

PTDA is dedicated to providing exceptional networking, targeted education, relevant information and leading-edge business tools to help distributors and manufacturers meet marketplace demands competitively and profitably. For more information, call +1.312.516.2100, visit or follow @PTDAorg.

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