The ambition of the European Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA) is to act as a leading organisation in setting the highest commercial, environmental, social and ethical standards for the industrial distribution channel in Europe.

In this view, EPTDA has been developing typical programmes to encourage ethical business behaviour and foster the use of best practices in the power transmission and motion control industry, while promoting and supporting open dialogue between manufacturers and distributors.

EPTDA's Antitrust Policy

The EMEA Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA) policy is to comply fully and strictly with both federal and state antitrust laws.

EPTDA's GDPR Guideline

Find out what is GDPR and consult a general information guideline in respect to the latest EU regulations updates regarding this subject.

Ethical roadmap

Lead your company respecting the environment, social & ethical commitment and fair competition.

Anti-counterfeit in the PT/MC industry

As a manufacturer protect your intellectual property, copyrights, trademarks and brands. As a distributor don't get exposed to liability and face legal action for selling a counterfeit product (with or without knowledge that it is counterfeit).


Basic “Code of Conduct” between a Manufacturer and its Distributor, with regard to exchange of information, data format, and timelines for delivery of information and change notifications.

Charity programme

Associate your business with a good cause and change the world.

EPTDA 2019 – Production Line Intelligence, Material Handling

PLI 3: Automotive Industry

PLI 2: Confectionery Industry

PLI 1: Soft Drinks Industry

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The EPTDA is fully dedicated to the fight against counterfeits in the PT/MC industry