EPTDA Welcomes Five New Members
The EMEA Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA), the leading organization for the mechanical power transmission and motion control (PT/MC) industry in Europe, Middle-East, and Africa, takes pleasure in announcing a new update regarding the membership of the organization. Five new members have joined, representing all membership categories - two distributors: ConCar Industrietechnik GmbH and SKS Sweden AB; two manufacturers: Hutchinson O-Ring Division and FYH Bearing Units USA, Inc. and one associate: KOIOS Master Data, raising the total member companies to 259.
“Since we all met at EPTDA Berlin 2016 last year, the association has welcomed 14 new member companies, with eight of these newcomers joining in 2017. EPTDA’s unique platform continues to attract new member companies despite the strong acquisitions and consolidations that are marking our industry more than ever. We will be delighted to introduce these new member companies to the EPTDA Family at EPTDA’s 20th Annual Convention,” comments Hans Hanegreefs, executive vice president of the EPTDA.
Established in 1976, ConCar Industrietechnik GmbH is an international, mid-sized and family-run company located in Hohenkammer, near Munich, Germany. The company is focused on power transmission systems, belts, bearings, linear systems, chains, and couplings with long-term partnerships with Gates, NSK, Iwis, KTR, and SKF, as well as a network of well-known suppliers and manufacturers.
FYH Bearing Units USA, Inc. is Japan’s oldest and largest manufacturer of mounted ball bearing units. FYH began the production of industrial mounted units for the Japanese market in 1950. FYH is one of the few mounted bearing manufacturers that produce both inserts and housings meaning, not needing anti-rotation pins on inserts. FYH abides by stringent Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) for the selection of materials and production of bearings.
SKS Sweden was founded in 1991 as Bonfiglioli Skandinavia AB, a branch office to the Italian gear motor manufacturer Bonfiglioli. 20 years later in 2011, Bonfiglioli Skandinavia AB became a part of the Finnish group SKS and changed the name to SKS Sweden. It is a flexible and customer-focused supplier of premium components and systems for the Swedish industry, particularly the Swedish machine builders. The main products are gearboxes, gear motors, electrical motors, linear motion products, chains, belts, AC drives, cable entry systems, conduits and marking systems.
Hutchinson provides high-performance rubber products for automotive, aerospace and industry and pushes technological limits further each day to offer greater comfort and safety for structures and people. The company has been around more than 160 years. Hutchinson O-Ring Division with the French name Le Joint Français, is a leading manufacturer of precision sealing systems, with headquarters in France and sales offices and plants throughout the world. The company designs, develops and manufactures high quality sealing solutions such as O-Rings, X-Rings, special shaped rings, gaskets and flange seals.
KOIOS Master Data’s website is an online community that enables manufacturers, distributors, suppliers and MRO organizations around the globe to evaluate, buy, install, maintain and operate sophisticated products and technology. The platform allows the creation of definitions, terms, and technical specifications.