AD Bearings & Power Transmission Hosts 2018 Winter Meeting
Wayne, PA - On January 17-19, 2018, AD Bearings & Power Transmission hosted its 3rd Annual AD Winter Meeting at the Sawgrass Marriott in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. We are pleased to announce that more than 125 participants from our members and supplier partners were in attendance which is an 18% increase from the previous year.
Throughout the meeting, members and suppliers were given updates on a variety of AD Programs, including; eCommerce Solutions, HR Services, and Procurement Services. Another focus on this year’s meeting was AD’s Market Planning and Conversion Program.
President of AD Industrial, Jack Templin stated, “In two short years AD’s Bearings and Power Transmission Division has grown to the largest group of independent group of Bearings and PT distributors in North America. Their unity and commitment to supporting AD Suppliers preferentially is unwavering. Similarly the AD supplier partners are being rewarded for their support of independent distribution. It was great to see this on display at this years’ Winter Meeting.”
During the event the following awards were presented to the best of the best for their participation and commitment to AD.
This year’s honorees are:
Member of the Year (As voted on by Suppliers) – B&D Technologies
Supplier of the Year (As voted on by the Members) – Bearings Limited
Member Performance 2017 – Tier 1 – Purvis Industries
Member Performance 2017 – Tier 2 – Snake River Supply
Supplier Performance 2017 – Tier 1 – Conveyors Inc.
Supplier Performance 2017 – Tier 2 – Ringspann
Largest Growth Percentage for a Network – Network 902 (BDS, CBT, French Gerleman, Malloy Industrial Services, and State Electric Supply Co. Inc.)