At the eve of its 20th anniversary ANNUAL CONVENTION, EPTDA is welcoming 3 new members

“Nearly 20 new member companies have been added in the last 10 months, and most of these newcomers will be introduced and welcomed in the EPTDA Family of 260 leading member companies at the occasion of the EPTDA 20th Annual Convention celebrations in Rome, in September”, says Hans Hanegreefs, Executive Vice president of EPTDA.

“As the premier community in the PT/MC Industry in the EMEA-region, the association withstands well the impact of further acquisitions and consolidation marking our industry, and even expands”, concludes Hans Hanegreefs.

Based in Rock Island, Illinois, INPRO/SEAL, LLC is part of the Dover Corporation, operating within the Dover Energy Segment alongside Cook Compression and Waukesha Bearings. INPRO/SEAL LLC is a leading manufacturer of bearing protection and shaft sealing devices. Focused on custom solutions for the most demanding industrial environments, they provide same-day turnaround of custom designs on many of their common product lines, to get their customers the bearing protection solutions required to keep processes up and running when they need them. Manufacturing locations in North America, South America and Europe allow INPRO/SEAL to provide unparalleled response time with same or next day shipments to customers around the globe.

“Inpro/Seal LLC is looking forward to joining the EPTDA. We believe this esteemed group will allow us to expand our European market presence by reaching customers not currently serviced through other sales channels. EPTDA distribution members are market leaders with the right connections to help fuel our growth into 2018 and beyond”, declared Mr. Jeffrey Clarkin, Market Development Manager at INPRO/SEAL, LLC.

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MAXBELT Janusz Rak is a company manufacturing special pulleys for timing belts (V-belts, multi V-belts and PV-belts), timing bards, and clamping plates. The long-term and active presence on the market has helped MAXBELT to enlist customers not only in Poland, but also internationally across EU and beyond.

MAXBELT’s main purpose since its formation in 1992 is to provide customers with the best technological solutions while maintaining the highest quality in the shortest possible time. By investing in advanced machines, in personnel training and in continuous development MAXBELT is able to offer products considered to be ahead of Europe standards as far as the manufacturing of timing pulleys is concerned.

As a production company, MAXBELT provides its customers with the most advanced technologies in power transmission processing, including non-standard technologies and technologies requiring individual solutions.

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Nitta Industries Europe is part of Nitta Corporation, which was founded in 1885 and was Japan’s first manufacturer of power transmission belts. From this beginning, Nitta has expanded its activities into many industrial products. Today, Nitta is active in all types of industrial belting, conveyor systems, air filtration, engineered rubber products, plastic hose and tubing, industrial wipers, and mechatronic sensor systems.

Nitta’s Global network includes 10 Manufacturing Plants (3 in Japan, and 1 in Holland, China, India, USA, Korea, Taiwan and Thailand), 12 Local Processing & Sales Offices: (8 in Japan, 2 in Germany and 1 in Mexico, China and India), and 4 Sales Offices (in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Thailand).

Using materials like rubber and resin, Nitta adds functional value to composite products allowing them to meet the requirements of leading companies in a very varied range of industries. Nitta’s expertise lies in the core technologies of rubber, resin and fibres. Industry areas include textile, banking, paper, printing, and logistics.

Nitta Industries Europe GmbH is the SBU located in Dusseldorf and is 100% owned by Nitta Corporation (Japan). It was established in 1991 to enhance the local presence in Europe. With a processing centre in Frankfurt, Nitta is well poised for expansion within Europe.

“With a history of over 130 years in the business of designing industrial belting products, Nitta sets the standard across all industry sectors. With a commitment to the principles laid down by our founding father, we seek out innovative and meaningful opportunities which will contribute to the advancement of society. With the highest level of resources and capabilities available to us on a global scale, we are certain our membership within EPTDA will facilitate the platform to make further advances in this diversified industry segment.”, declared Mr Yoshiro Tamaki, Vice President of Nitta Industries Europe GmbH.

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About the EMEA Power Transmission Distributors Association

EPTDA is the leading executive association for industrial distribution distributors and manufacturers across Europe, the Middle East & Africa, setting the highest commercial, environmental, social and ethical standards. Its mission is to advance distribution and strengthen members to be successful, profitable and competitive in a changing market environment. EPTDA vision is to be the leading community in the EMEA region for industrial distribution, as recognized by customers. EPTDA currently has a membership of more than 243 leading companies across 34 countries worldwide, working with some 320,000 employees and representing over €22 billion in annual revenues.

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