Kaydon is an active member in the following trade organizations, with Kaydon employees contributing their technical and industry expertise to various professional committees.
American Bearing Manufacturers Association (ABMA) is a non-profit association consisting of American manufacturers of anti-friction bearings, spherical plain bearings or major components thereof. The purpose of ABMA is to define national and international standards for bearing products and maintain bearing industry statistics. The ABMA has become the collective voice of the American bearing industry, influencing government policies and international trade. ABMA member companies manufacture 85 percent of the bearings produced in the United States.
Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) is an international service and educational organization of 50 companies distributing factory-warranted ball bearings, roller bearings, and anti-friction bearings; and 47 invited manufacturers of bearings and related products. BSA promotes networking, knowledge sharing, and the sale of bearings through authorized distributors. Kaydon holds seats on BSA's distributor/manufacturer relations and information technology and logistics committees.
Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) is the leading association for the industrial power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distribution channel. PTDA is dedicated to providing exceptional networking, targeted education, relevant information and leading-edge business tools to help distributors and manufacturers meet marketplace demands competitively and profitably. Kaydon serves on PTDA's industrial relations committee.