EPTDA welcomes four new members

EPTDA, the leading executive association for Power Transmission and Motion Control (PTMC) industry across EMEA, is pleased to add four new members to its representation: Carter Bearings Ltd, Chiaravalli Group SpA, Industrial Clutch Parts Ltd. and Unsal Makina A.S.

“Ahead of our Annual Convention in September, that brings together the executive decision makers of 250 member companies, we are delighted to announce four new additions to our membership, 2 distributor (Carter Bearings Ltd. and Chiaravalli Group SpA) and 2 (Industrial Clutch Parts Ltd. and Unsal Makina A.S.) manufacturer companies.

Our newest members are a strong complement to our global reach, our strategic roadmap and our well-represented product categories. As part of our 3-Year Strategic Plan, we have invested large efforts to strengthen our member benefits including bespoke and real-time Data & Market Intelligence for the members and the industry.

Stepping above and beyond networking and partnerships at the highest strategic level, EPTDA is determined to serve as ‘the knowledge hub’ of the industry. We are looking forward to sharing the strengths of our new member companies with our solid community.”

Introducing new EPTDA member companies


Carter Bearings’ manufacturing value is demonstrated by their ability to provide Custom Bearing assemblies with demanding, precise dimensional tolerances into the Industrial & Aerospace market. Producing samples from a sketch, blueprint or by reverse engineering, their In-house Engineering group can provide an assembly to fit any individual requirements.

Carter utilizes cutting edge technology to deliver novel solutions into the: Aerospace, Space, SatCom, Defense, Cryogenic, Ultra High Vacuum, Robotic, Nuclear, Semiconductor, Pharmaceutical and other challenging markets.

The company is registered in the United Kingdom and Spain. It is accredited to ISO9001 including AS9120 RevB Quality Certificates that ensure the highest possible standards are implemented.

“After years of being encouraged to join, we felt that the time was now right, following the expansion of our UK-based facility and the appointment of Mike Page as Sales Manager. Mike is tasked with expanding Carter Bearings’ operation, securing strategic development partners and driving our considerable growth plan for 2010 and beyond. The EPTDA and its members are considered the best placed for us to access such experienced representation taking Carter and our partners’ leading brands back into their home markets and delivering our range of Specialist Bespoke High Precision bearings to their customers. We look forward to becoming part of the EPTDA network, making new friends, as well as supporting and sharing our experiences with new partners.”


Chiaravalli is one of Europe’s leading companies in distributing and manufacturing components intended for mechanical transmission. Chiaravalli, together with LMC, its associated company, designs and manufactures high-precision mechanical components intended for the most varied industrial sectors.

The group’s logistics center in Cantalupa relies on an integrated computer system to provide product stocking, withdrawing, packing and dispatching. Storage area is equipped with top-notch logistics computer systems.

“We are an international distributor company with commercial network in more than 60 countries. Our major European customers are already members of the EPTDA, and when they put our name forward to join this prestigious network, we were very honored. We are excited about the opportunities for further growth and closer customer relationships, being affiliated with EPTDA.”


Established in 1994, Industrial Clutch Parts (ICP), is a global specialist supplier of brakes, clutches, couplings and friction material to all types of industry. Working with many original equipment manufacturers (OEM’s) and a capability to supply the aftermarket with OEM quality materials.

Headquartered in the United Kingdom, ICP is well represented globally with offices in USA, Canada, Germany, Spain, South America and the Middle East.

With specialist knowledge across a range of industries Industrial Clutch Parts regularly supply into Aerospace, Agriculture, Automotive, Chemical, Energy, Engineering, Food, Gas, Leisure, Marine, Mining, Oil, Paper, Packaging, Renewable, Steel, Theater and Wind.

“We see EPTDA as one of the most respected associations involved in power transmission and motion control industries. It is the perfect platform to increase our company’s and products’ brand awareness amongst the leading executives and businesses of the world. We are looking forward to expanding our network and benefitting from the range of data and market intelligence provided by EPTDA.”


Founded in 1969, Unsal Makina A.S. is one of the oldest and most experienced companies of power transmission industry in Turkey.

Their quality standards are formed and defined by the market demands and standards of their world-renowned German power transmission partners. The company is highly experienced in non-standard, special production, project-based production, customization thanks to the successful partnership with market leaders for more than seven years. Established in 1969 in Kayseri, Unsal Makina is an integrated facility within 10,000 sqm area, power transmission bodies, v pulley, bushing pulley, poly v pulley, timing pulley, coupling, taper bushing and taper lock manufacturing.

“We are so honored to be a member of EPTDA, to share our experiences and potential, and learn from the experiences of market leader across EMEA. We believe, joining the EPTDA family, will further contribute to our market driven improvement strategy, as we come in closer contact with our partners”.