Industry Outreach

In addition to strong vendor ties, B&D also maintains connections in top industrial trade associations. B&D employees are not only active participants, but are also in positions of leadership, directly influencing industry awareness and opportunities. Our professional outreach includes memberships in:



Selected as ABB’s first partner in North America and as an Authorized Value Provider, B&D Technologies is not only a distributor, but also features skilled specialists who are well versed in application possibilities, troubleshooting, installation and virtually every aspect of the maintenance and care needed to increase the lifespan of ABB’s world-class products. ABB Authorized Value Providers receive extensive and ongoing training in products, tools, databases, processes and service. B&D Technologies features:

  • 15 certified ABB drive specialists
  • 5 certified ABB drive experts
  • 3 state-of-the-art engineering and testing labs specific to ABB, Dodge and Baldor
Acura Embedded Systems

As the only authorized Southeastern distributor of Acura Embedded Systems, B&D offers seamless access to this prominent line of powerful and durable computers, touch screens and digital video recorders. Acura Embedded Systems specializes in products that combine crucial durability with high-tech capabilities, including horsepower, storage capacity and ample customization. The company’s products are made to withstand extreme temperatures, regular cleanings, anti-bacterial treatments and even explosions.


B&D Technologies has designated Baumer as our primary line of encoders. Baumer is a premier global manufacturer of encoders, sensors, measuring instruments and components for automated image processing. This partnership provides our customers with cost-saving, agile, programmable and incremental encoders that can be used for myriad applications, replacing the need to stock and implement multiple encoders. The innovative features of Baumer’s user-friendly line are designed to increase uptime, enhance efficiency and decrease overhead costs.


As a top 5 Mettler-Toledo Premier Distributor, Scale Systems offers access to the global leader in industrial scale solutions. Mettler-Toledo is the foremost manufacturer of precision instruments for applications in research and development, quality control, production, logistics and retail. Though we service and support any industrial weighing equipment manufacturer, Scale Systems has maintained an exclusive relationship with Mettler-Toledo since 1978.


Bearing Specialists Association (BSA)

The BSA serves and represents authorized distributors who stock and sell factory-warrantied ball, roller and other anti-friction bearings. BSA members provide service, replacement bearings and warranty coverage to industrial customers, and are a vital link between manufacturer and end user. B&D Industrial is a charter member of BSA and has been an active member for over 50 years.

Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA)

The PTDA membership includes hundreds of power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distributors and manufacturers with branches and service locations that span the globe. Organized in 1960, PTDA is a member-driven organization dedicated to providing the information, education and business tools required to meet the needs of the industrial marketplace competitively and profitably.

Fluid Power Distributors Association (FPDA)

The FPDA represents more than 500 distributors and manufacturers of hydraulic and pneumatic components and systems. The organization provides distributor performance and value through service, education and information.

The International Society of Weighing and Measurement (ISWM)

The members of the 100-year-old ISWM include manufacturers, distributors, government officials, end users, scale purchasers and suppliers. Each is committed to the technical advancements created by and for the weighing and measurement industry.

National Association of Wholesalers-Distributors (NAW)

Based in Washington, DC, NAW represents the wholesale distribution industry on a national scale and is active in promoting government relations, political action, research, education and group purchasing. In addition to NAW, the association also operates the Wholesaler-Distributor Political Action Committee, the Distribution Research & Education Foundation and the NAW Service Corporation.


SupplyFORCE  delivers multi-category MRO (maintenance, repair, and operating) solutions to large Fortune 1,000 companies through a network of over 200 trusted local and regional distributors with more than 2,500 branch locations. This ensures that a customer’s plant location gets the highest levels of service and support at the lowest total cost.

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)

The NFIB is the country’s largest advocacy organization representing small and independent businesses. Its purpose is to influence public policy at the state and federal level and to serve as a resource by pooling purchasing power and offering access to products and services at discounted costs.

Association for High Technology Distribution (AHTD)

The AHTD works to increase the productivity and profitability of high-tech automation solutions providers and manufacturers that satisfy the automation needs of general industry and OEM manufacturers. The association offers a wide spectrum of programs and services designed by and for its members.

Georgia Mining Association (GMA)

The GMA serves Georgia-based mineral resource industries by providing information on pertinent legislative matters and working to educate the public about the importance of the mining industry as an economic leader.

Georgia Construction Aggregate Association (GCAA)

The GCAA is tasked with advocacy and outreach to governmental and policy-making agencies, education on the benefits provided by the industry and training of industry employees in areas of safety, environmental responsibility and professional management. The construction aggregate serves as the foundation for the state’s highways and infrastructure construction.