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

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.



Affiliated Distributors

AD is brings growth-oriented independent distributors and best-in-class supplier partners together with the purpose to outperform the market and to stay ahead of the competition. AD leverages its unique economies of scale, robust financial systems and people-first approach to help independent distributor members outperform the competition and supplier partners protect their brands and diversify their channel strategies.

American Gear Manufacturers Association

AGMA is the global network for technical standards, education, and business information for manufacturers, suppliers, and users of mechanical power transmission components. Founded in 1916, AGMA is a member- and market-driven organization, conducting programs and providing services to the gear industry and its customers.

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.

Association of Suppliers to the Paper Industry

The ASPI is the forum to connect industry leaders. ASPI members and their customers gain unique knowledge and networking to improve industry performance.

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.

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.

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.

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.

IS Networld

Established in 2001, IS Networld is the global leader in contractor and supplier management.  ISN leads efforts to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of contractor management systems and in serving as a forum for sharing industry best practices among its members.

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.

National Center for Employee Ownership

The NCEO is a self-sustaining nonprofit membership organization that provides practical resources and objective, reliable information on employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), equity compensation plans, and ownership culture.

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.

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.


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.