Level the Playing Field

AD Bearings & Power Transmission offers endless distribution possibilities for independent distributors and leading manufacturers.

AD Bearings & Power Transmission leverages the scale of AD and the reach of our sister company, supplyFORCE, to allow our members to compete toe-to-toe with the national chains. We are passionate about delivering above-market growth and increased profitability to both our distributor members and our supplier partners.

The AD Difference

AD has the programs, procedures and people needed to accelerate your growth, increase your profitability, and deliver vital insights and innovative ideas that move your business forward.

Distributor Benefits | Supplier Benefits

Meet the Bearings & Power Transmission Team

AD Bearings & Power Transmission is managed by a dedicated staff that follows the direction of our members and suppliers through a highly representative committee structure.

  • Jack Templin View Bio
    Jack Templin
    Industrial Business Unit and
    Chief Programs Officer
  • George Graham View Bio
    George Graham
    Bearings & Power
    Transmission Division
  • Bob Boyle View Bio
    Bob Boyle
    Vice President
    Bearings & Power
    Transmission Division
  • Natalie Ford View Bio
    Natalie Ford
    Marketing Manager
    Bearings & Power
    Transmission Division

Learn more about the personal attention and advocacy our associates provide.

Distributors | Suppliers

Bearings and Power Transmission Divisional Board and Committees

Each AD division has its own Board of Directors and committees that are made up of AD member owners and suppliers who vote on industry-related decisions and provide strategic and tactical input into all major areas of the organization’s operations.

Bearings & Power Transmission Divisional Board of Directors

Don Bickle, Jr.
S&W Supply Co.
Jeff Cloud
IBT Industrial Solutions
Geoff Filker
Eastern Industrial Automation
Brad Fitzgerald
General Manager
Binkelman Corp.
Jim Halverson
Sales Manager, Employee-Owner
Van Meter Inc.
Chris Hughes
Transmission & Fluid Equipment, Inc. (TFE)
Jeff Mattson
President & Chief Operating Officer
ISC Companies, Inc.
Ben Nations
Executive VP/COO
B & D Technologies, a Division of B & D Industrial
Justin Phelps
Vice President
Power Drive Systems, Inc.
Jim Scardina
Senior Vice President
Bearing Headquarters Company
Jay Stahl
Senior Vice President/General Manager
CBT Company, Inc.
Frank Stangl
Weimer Bearing & Transmission
  • Geoffrey Filker, Principal, Eastern Industrial Automation
  • Our relationship with AD and their partner, supplyFORCE, allows us to retain existing relationships with customers that become national contract accounts and allows us to professionally and aggressively compete with the chains for new National Contract customers.

    Geoffrey Filker, Principal, Eastern Industrial Automation Member since 2015