Manufacturer Council

Manufacturer Council

Manufacturer Council

Voicing the interests of the manufacturing communicty and joining forces with distribution for more effective and profitable business

The role of the Manufacturer Council is to represent the interests and views of manufacturer members. The Manufacturer Council also aims to foster an open dialogue with distributors to help enhance mutual understanding and promote good business practices.

Its mission includes:

  • planning and implementing the strategic objectives as determined and assigned by the Executive Committee;
  • identifying potential members in other markets (vertical and geographical);
  • conveying the needs of manufacturers in terms of market intelligence; and
  • providing input and comments as regards the Convention Programme.

To apply for manufacturer Council membership, click here to download the form and return it to EPTDA.

The council meets twice a year (check the calendar of EPTDA upcoming events for future dates).


Christoph Martin - Member of the Management, Georg Martin GmbH - Germany

Vice Chair

Loretta Feasby - Sales Manager, Fenner Drives - United Kingdom


Thomas Ammerpohl - Sales Manager Aftermarket Bearing, NACHI Europe GmbH - Germany

Frank Borgmann - Market Manager MRO, Henkel AG + Co. KGaA - Germany

John Ellingson - International Sales Director, Dodge-ABB - USA

Sascha Heyde - General Sales Manager South Europe & Middle East, ContiTech Antriebssysteme GmbH - Germany

Paul Kerfoot - Vice President Industrial EMEA, Gates Europe BVBA - United Kingdom

Thomas Moka - CEO, Ringfeder Power Transmission GMBH - Germany

Carlo Rondelli, Bonfiglioli

Carlo Rondelli- Sales Manager, Bonfiglioli Riduttori - Italy

Greg Sharp - Engineering Manager, Tsubakimoto UK Ltd. - UK

Volker Stienhans - Sales Manager Germany Industry IAM, NTN SNR - Germany

Philip Stockdale - EMEA Indirect Sales Channel Manager, SMC Europe - UK

Daniela Turcanu - Business Development Director, URB Group - Romania

Paul Weeda - Area Sales Director, Diamond Chain UK - United Kingdom

Massimo Zamboni - Sales Director, Regal Beloit Belgium NV - Belgium

EPTDA Production Line Intelligence Interview 2018

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