the leading association for the power transmission/motion control industrial distribution channel, bringing together distributors and manufacturers.
As the charitable arm of the Power Transmission Distributors Association, the PTDA Foundation champions education and research initiatives relevant to the power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) industry that enhance the knowledge, professionalism and productivity of industry stakeholders.
Incorporated as a distinct entity from PTDA and governed by a Board of Trustees, the Foundation is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) corporation whose operations are funded entirely by its own program revenues and tax-deductible contributions from industry corporations and individuals. Unlike PTDA, which serves both its members and the PT/MC industry, the Foundation is dedicated to serving the industry as a whole.
The PTDA Foundation is focusing its resources on one strategic and critical goal: Meet the need for a skilled industrial distribution workforce for today and tomorrow.
We are accomplishing this goal with a major workforce initiative: the Industrial Careers Pathway® (ICP). Through ICP, the Foundation is spearheading an alliance of industry associations dedicated to building awareness of career opportunities in the industrial distribution sector. Visit the Industrial Careers Pathway website at www.industrialcareerspathway.org to learn how we’re communicating with 16-34 year olds about careers in industrial distribution and the resources available to you in managing your next generation of employee.
More: Learn about the ICP resources you can access due to your company's PTDA membership