The EMEA Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA), the leading organisation for the mechanical Power Transmission and Motion Control (PT/MC) industry in EMEA, is welcoming 5 new member companies before closing 2017: three new distributor companies – Esse Service srl, Bruin aandrijftechniek bv and Arif Alacam Rulman Ltd. Sti. – and two new manufacturer companies – CW Bearing GmbH and Miki Pulley Europe AG.

The consequences of acquisitions and consolidation continue to have their effect on our industry, and are also noticeable within the landscape of our association’s members. Nevertheless, EPTDA continues to welcome new leading companies, which realise that belonging to the EPTDA means being part of a unique platform for key players, where its member companies will always remain a step ahead of the challenges of today’s business environment. Together we are stronger, and it is EPTDA’s main goal to guide its members to become even more stronger and competitive in the future, comments Hans Hanegreefs, EPTDA’s Executive Vice President.

Esse Service srl

Esse Service srl was founded in 2007, after the CEO broke away with a company where he dealt with business management. From that moment, Esse Service continues to grow year on year.

Today Esse Service srl works especially in the north-west of Italy, but in certain fields the company works in every part of Italy and in Europe. Esse Service srl works with medium and big customers and well-known branded bearings are their main articles, also improving at the same time mechanical transmission, gaskets, adhesives, lubricants and environmental safety.

Their main markets are divers and range from electric motors, gearboxes to nava/ship building to the pharmaceutical industry.

Esse Service Srl’s employees are highly specialized and they work with manufacturers to achieve common objectives and to be constantly updated on the products’ development.They deal with marketing development on their own, from the traditional sales to the e-commerce.

Esse Service srl is always searching for new partners with whom to share its ideas of a lively, dynamic and highly specialized company.

Bruin Aandrijftechniek B.V

Bruin Aandrijftechniek B.V. is specialized in mechanical drive technology and the leading distributor in the north of Holland. The company is autorized distributors of branded brands such as INA/FAG, Optibelt and Tsubaki. With the help of their workshop, Bruin Aandrijftechniek B.V. has the ability to provide its products with a processing according to customer specification. By following specific training, the company’ssales staff is also able to solve any driving problem. This, and their large stock, made Bruin Aandrijftechniek B.V. a strong player in the field of drive technology.

Mr. Stefan Bruin, co-owner of Bruin Aandrijftechniek B.V declares: “After joining the EPTDA Annual Convention in Rome 2017, we are convinced that joining the EPTDA gives us the opportunity to make contact with the leading power transmission manufacturers and helps us to improve our business.”

Learn more at:

Arif Alacam Rulman Ltd. Sti

Arif Alacam Rulman has been founded as a family company in 1979. Since then, the company is serving in diverse industries, successfully managing to fulfill their customers’ requirements efficiently. One of the company’s most important values is to build personal relations with every single customer.

The company is an authorized distributor of the following brands: NTN-SNRm, SUPTEX Oil Seals, EMES Castors&Wheels and ORS Bearings.

With 38 years of experience, Arif Alacam Rulman is able to understand the problems and needs of the industry, and to generate solutions.

“Being a member of EPTDA will allow us to be part of a group of companies including leading manufacturers of power transmission products and also leading distributors in the area. This will strongly support us generating valuable new connections and relationships with both manufacturers and distributors,” declares Mr. Umut Alacam, General Manager Arif Alacam Rulman Ltd. Sti

Learn more at:

CW Bearing GmbH

CW Bearing GmbH is a fully owned subsidiary of the Cixing Group Co. Ltd. and is headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. The company is a leading manufacturer of high precision ball bearings, with state-of-the-art production and testing facilities in Kürnach, Germany, as well as expert engineering, sales and support services in locations across Europe.

CW Bearing GmbH is a trusted partner of major industrial and automotive brands worldwide, offering high quality products and a service that is flexible to our customer’s needs.

The CW Bearing product range is predominantly made up of high precision ball bearings. The CW ball bearings are used in a wide variety of applications where high precision, quality and reliability are essential. This ranges from aerospace, surgical and dental instruments, to bearings used in ultra-high performance vacuum pumps.

Parent company Cixing Group Co. Ltd. was founded in 1985 and is now one of the 10 largest producers of ball bearings in China. With facilities across Asia, Europe, North America and Latin America, the company designs and manufactures a diverse range of bearing products, including ball bearings, needle bearings and ball screw drives.

“The EPTDA is the leading Association in the PT/MC sector. Becoming member of this high level Organisation would be our pleasure and CW would be pleased to exchange experiences”, declares Mr. Markus Grübel, Authorized representative.

Learn more at:

Miki Pulley Europe AG

Miki Pulley Europe AG is the daughter company of Miki Pulley Ltd. from Japan. Since 2014 they are active in the European market to enlarge the business in the power transmission field in all European countries.

Miki Pulley Europe AG is a traditional Japanese company founded in 1939, which started to work in the power transmission business in 1954, with staples belt speed changers. After introducing flexible shaft couplings in the product range, Miki Pulley became the market leader in the field of machine tools in Japan and other Asian countries.

The enlarged product portfolio of spring actuated safely brakes, electromagnetic clutches and brakes and couplings enables them to be a comprehensive supplier in the world’s power transmission market.

Mr. Matthias Klos, Managing Director of Miki Pulley declared: “Miki Pulley, as a manufacturer of power transmission parts is sure, that a membership within EPTDA is beneficial for creating connections in the business field and keeping us up to date.”

Learn more at:



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.

EPTDA Media Contact

EPTDA (EMEA Power Transmission Distributors Association)

Grensstraat 7, Brussels 1831, Belgium

Tel: + 32 2 660 05 01

Fax: + 32 2 660 38 21

[FR] Communiqué de presse
[DE] Pressemitteilung
[IT] Comunicato Stampa
[ES] Comunicado de Prensa