ISC Companies Association Affiliations

IDC-USA Mission, Vision, Values

The mission of IDC-USA is to join independent distributors into a cooperative corporation, which will assist each member to remain independent and thrive within a free enterprise system.

IDC-USA is a growing cooperative with a rich history of helping independent distributors remain competitive on a national level within a free enterprise system. Today, IDC-USA’s cooperative extends its reach from coast to coast providing national coverage…local expertise.

IDC-USA’s vision is to remain the largest cooperative in the power transmission industry. We strive to be:

  • Our distributors’ first choice
  • A valued business partner to our manufacturers/suppliers
  • Easy to do business with
  • Accountable to our member-distributors
  • Responsible to our manufacturers/suppliers
  • Above and beyond our member-distributors’ expectations
  • Responsible as a cooperative in capturing greater shareholder value

IDC-USA is a national purchasing, marketing, and selling cooperative representing hundreds of independent distribution locations across North America and that number continues to grow. IDC-USA has partnered with over 70 suppliers to serve end-users with the highest quality bearing, power transmission, hose, rubber, hydraulics, and related products available.

About PTDA

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) is the leading association for the industrial power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distribution channel. PT/MC encompasses a broad variety of mechanical, electrical, and fluid-driven equipment such as bearings, belts, drives, motors, gears, couplings, clutches and brakes, linear motion, and hydraulics and pneumatics. PT/MC products are found in manufacturing plants, assembly lines, in production processes—anywhere there is movement, you’ll find PT/MC products.

PTDA’s members are the companies that distribute and manufacture the components that keep your world running smoothly. PTDA’s membership comprises power transmission/motion control distribution firms that generate more than $16 billion in sales and span over 3,400 locations. PTDA members also include manufacturers that supply the PT/MC industry. Guided by a member-focused strategic plan, the Association harnesses the expertise and intellectual capital of its collective membership to provide high-quality networking opportunities and best-in-class programs that enable member companies to compete more effectively in a changing marketplace.

MPMA Initiatives and Vision

Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association (MPMA) has built upon its achievements the past 60 years and has become the leading voice of the precision manufacturing industry in Minnesota. As an association, they have introduced and supported the initiatives and education that will keep manufacturing in Minnesota a strong and vital component of the state’s economy including the:

Minnesota Manufacturing Coalition – Uniting 21 trade associations to leverage their resources to have a positive influence on the industry.

It is our vision that Minnesota will be the recognized world leader in precision manufacturing and related technologies.