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Power Transmission Distributors Association is...

more than 370 power transmission/motion control distribution and manufacturing companies, representing over $16 billion in product sales.

10 Reasons Why Parents Should Encourage their Adult Children to Work in (PT/MC) Distribution

Parents want the best for their children.

Power Transmission/Motion Control (PT/MC) distributors supply industry, manufacturers and government with the products, parts, services and solutions needed for a modern society to function efficiently and safely.

PT/MC distributors wear many hats and operate as the sales and marketing arm for manufacturers of industrial products like bearings, conveyor belts, fasteners, power transmissions,electrical products, fittings, chain and gearing to name a few.

Here are ten reasons why you  might want to choose PT/MC distribution as the career of your choice:

10. Every day is different. There are unique customers and opportunities for problem solving that occur on a daily basis.

9. You don’t need a college degree – start in an entry-level position and work your way up the ladder

8.  There are many opportunities for advancement – see how these employees advanced

7.  Distributors are located in every part of the country – no need to relocate

6.  Learn on the job and learn by doing – much of the job is product knowledge

5.  Most employers offer a combination of traditional work hours and flexibility/consistency in tasks

4.  PT/MC distributors come in all sizes – find one that suits your personality

3. It teaches you how things work

2. The profession is collaborative and allows you to work with a variety of people

1.  Most employers offer good pay and benefits

Check out the current openings on the Industrial Distribution Job Board