Partners and Associations


EPTDA: European Power Transmission Distributors Association

Founded in 1998, the EMEA Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA) today is the largest organisation in Europe, the Middle-East & Africa, of distributors and manufacturers of power transmission and motion control products, setting the highest commercial, environmental, social and ethical standards.

EPTDA brings together more than 230 companies - distributors, manufacturers and associates - on one common platform. Overall, the EPTDA distributor and manufacturer members represent over 26 billion euro annual sales volume of PT/MC products. The EPTDA member companies employ more than 250,000 staff worldwide, including Europe, North America, Africa and the Middle East. They are based or have representation offices across 30 countries, with the majority (top five) located in Europe (Germany, Italy, UK and The Netherlands) and the US.

The EPTDA distributor and manufacturer companies cover more than 15 product categories within the EPTDA, and are active in a range of end markets, including but not limited to Food & beverage equipment; Mining & dredging; Automotive; Industrial machinery; Agriculture equipment; Power generation; Material handling equipment; and Pulp & paper.


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BearingNet gives you access to the inventories of 1476 of the most important distributors around the world with a combined inventory value of over $10 billion dollars. 

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