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Power Transmission Distributors Association is...

the leading association for the power transmission/motion control industrial distribution channel, bringing together distributors and manufacturers.

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Transmissions® 

Transmissions, PTDA’s newsletter magazine, is published quarterly. The now digital-only publication is sent to 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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Share your expertise and write an article for an upcoming issue of Transmissions! Or, tell us what you want to read about by sharing challenges you are facing or ideas you have. Complete the form below.


You do not need an idea to write an article. You also don't need to write an article if you have the idea.
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Required if interested in writing


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