Baldwin Supply was awarded, alongside vendor partner, Nord, the Affiliated Distributors (AD) 2022 Best Conversion of the Year at the Spirt of Independence Awards at their 2023 Bearings and Power Transmissions North American meeting, held on March 21st-24th!
"AD Bearings & Power Transmission held its annual Spirit of Independence Awards on March 23 in San Diego during the division’s 2023 North American Meeting. The awards recognize Bearings & Power Transmission members and suppliers for growth performance, conversions, market planning, workplace excellence, and giving back efforts.“The Spirit of Independence Awards show celebrates our community of members and suppliers for their independent spirit and dedication to being the best,” said Darin Davenport, Vice President, Bearings & Power Transmission Division. “This opportunity for all of us to get together and honor each other reminds us how valuable our partnership and connections are for our mutual success.”Davenport started the ceremony recognizing Jeff Mattson, President & COO, ISC Companies, whose divisional board term ended in 2022. Mattson had served on the division’s board since 2017 supporting the division’s membership in their growth and partnership goals.The Best Annual Planning Process award recognizes the member company that plans and implements the most effective strategies of engagement with their supplier partners, demonstrating marketing strength and utilizing AD programs to boost their businesses. The Best Annual Planning Process winner was Bearing Service, Inc. for its growth incentive program and close collaboration with their Field Marketing Summit partners.The Best Conversion to an AD Supplier award goes to both an AD member and AD supplier who partner together to convert sales from a non-AD supplier to an AD supplier. The winning companies were Baldwin Supply Company and NORD Gear Corporation for a conversion of over $700,000 for a single product line."
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Since 1965, NORD has become well established in the power transmission industry and grown to global proportions on the strength of product performance, superior customer service, and intelligent drive solutions. NORD's product range is easily available through a global team of more than 4,000 employees in sales, service, manufacturing and distribution in nearly 100 countries.
We, at Baldwin Supply, are not out to reinvent the wheel - or the conveyor belt. We just want to continue to do what we do best: provide our services to our customers so that they can succeed in doing what they do best.