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Power Transmission Distributors Association is...

comprised of companies that distribute and manufacture the components that keep your world running smoothly.

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Transmissions® 

Transmissions, PTDA’s newsletter magazine, is published quarterly: February, May, August and November. The printed publication mails to over 4,300 individual member employees and contains in-depth features on industry and end-user trends in the power transmission/motion control industry. Contents include:

  • Regular features on improving distributor operations and sales performance.
  • Trend data for the power transmission/motion control industry.
  • Distributor, manufacturer and Next Gen points-of-view columns, covering issues of interest to the industry.
  • Up-to-date information about new PTDA programs and services.  
Transmissions subscriptions are available free to all member company employees. In order to receive Transmissions, add yourself to the database.   

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Please note that articles promoting a specific product or company will not be accepted as this publication covers issues of interest to the industry.