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The PTDA Foundation is...

the charitable arm of PTDA championing education, outreach and PT WORK Force® initiatives relevant to the power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) industry.

Is Power Transmission/Motion Control Right for Me?

Are you interested in how things are made, how machines work or the fascinating things people invent?

Does this describe you?

  • A half-hour conversation about replacement parts for my mountain bike is a good time.
  • I am the go-to person when it’s time to assemble something from a box.
  • I am both a hands-on problem solver and a people person.
If yes, then you're the perfect candidate for a job in power transmission/motion control!

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Industrial distribution employs more than 3.3 million people in every state and province across the United States and Canada. Not only are there incredibly rewarding careers in the power transmission/motion control field of industrial distribution, these jobs offer interesting challenges, competitive pay, safe and stable working conditions and countless career paths. Many of these careers are in business-to-business sales positions—providing solutions, building relationships, offering products and valuable services to industrial customers.

You may not have noticed power transmission/motion control distributors in your community because they don't serve the general public or the retail customer. But, power transmission/motion control industrial distributors are there, employing people and serving industry.

Learn how others succeeded their power transmission/motion control careers.
Check out the positions available in the power transmission/motion control industry.