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Sale of Authorized Bearings: Customizable Brochures for Distributors and Manufacturers

Your Colleagues at BSA developed downloadable, customizable brochures promoting the Sale of Authorized Bearings. The brochures come with all you need to easily customize your Company Logo and your company name. Click here to access the all-inclusive file with Brochures for Distributors and Manufacturers.


BSA's Annual Plan

BSA’s mission is to foster essential industry relationships.

BSA initiatives are funded by distributor member dues, participating manufacturer fees, and convention registration income.

BSA's Strategic Plan initiatives are to:

  1.  Expand distributor membership by targeting specific qualified distributors.
  2.  Enhance content of convention; leverage member strengths in delivering the content.
  3.  Develop and implement brand/marketing strategy.
  4.  Increase participation among individual member companies.

BSA committees implement the association’s annual goals.

Click here to view the 2016-2017 Annual Plan Goals.

Click here to view the 2015-2016 Annual Plan Results.

Click here to view the 2014-2015 Annual Plan Results.

Take an active role in BSA!  Join a BSA Committee for firsthand participation in the BSA Committee Projects described in the BSA Annual Plan.  Click here to view and complete a BSA Committee Preference Form.

2016 Convention Presentations

BSA Update Presentation
John Ruth, President of BDI USA Division and BSA Vice President
Click Here to View the BSA Update Presentation Slides
Click Here to View the Video Recording of the BSA Update Presentation

ABMA Update Presentation
Brian Lindsay, NSK Americas and ABMA Chairman
Click Here to View the ABMA Update Presentation Slides
Click Here to View the Video Recording of the ABMA Update Presentation

BSA Retired Honorees' Presentations

Robert Daniel, Retired Grneral Manager
Global Business Communications
The Timken Company
Click Here to View the Video Recording of Bob Daniel's Presentation

Cameron Lawrence
Retired President
BDI Canada, Inc.
Click Here to View the Video Recording of Cam Lawrence's Presentation

James H. Martin III
Retired Director of Marketing and Integration Services
The Timken Company
Click Here to View the Video Recording of Jamie Martin's Presentation

Bill Stevens
Retired President
Motion Industries, Inc.
Click Here to View the Video Recording of Bill Stevens' Presentation

Gus Kontonickas
Retired President
NSK Americas
Click Here to View the Video Recording of Gus Kontonickas' Presentation

O ur 3D Printed Future: How to Successfully Navigate this Historic Shift
Presented by Rick Smith, Co-Founder of World 50, Inc.
Click Here to View the Video Recording of Rick Smith's Presentation

2016 HR Forum Presentations

Getting Ahead of the 2016 Compensation Planning Curve
Sean MacHale, Principal, Talent Office Business Leader, Atlanta

Current Trends: Compensation, Incentives & Benefits
Harrington & Associates, Inc. Rewards Consulting Since 1986

Millennials: Compensation, Incentives & Benefits
Harrington & Associates, Inc. Rewards Consulting Since 1986

University of Nebraska at Kearney - Industrial Distribution
Brenda Jochum, Internship Director, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Department of Industrial Technology

2015 Fall Meeting Presentation

Role of Consultants in the Supply Chain
Nylah Razvi of PSAV, formerly of Capgemini

2015 Convention Presentation Videos

Future of Distribution Panel Discussion
Moderator: Peter Negri, BSA Past President, CEO, Jamaica Bearings, Inc.
Richard Kyle, President and CEO, The Timken Company
Masahide Matsubara, Director, Executive Vice President, NSK Ltd.
Tom Johnstone, Senior Advisor to the Board, AB SKF
Carl James, Chairmen, President and CEO, BDI
Steve Smidler, President, Kaman Industrial Technologies Corporation

Dynamics of Global Relationships Presentationsn

2015 Convention Presentations

BSA Update Presentation
Tim Breen, President an CEO, Motion Industries, Inc. and BSA Vice President

ABMA Update Presentation
Chris Coughlin, Group President, The Timken Company and ABMA Treasurer

Dynamics of Global Relationships Presentation
Tom Johnstone, Senior Advisor to the Board, AB SKF

2015 Winter Meeting Presentation

ABMA Efforts to Stop Fake Bearings Presentation
Antun Peakovic, Associate General Counsel, IP from Schaeffler and Theresa Orr, Assistant General Counsel from NSK Americas, Inc.

2014 Annual Convention Presentations

BSA Update
Brian Negri, President of Jamaica Bearing Company and BSA Vice President

ABMA Update
Brian Lindsay, CEO of NSK Americas

Industry Trends and Growth
Dr. Barry Lawrence, Industrial Distribution Program, Texas A&M University

Our Evolving Industry: Analysis and Insight
Courtney Killion, Market Research Analyst, Cleveland Research

Disruptive Innovation: Empowering Growth
Dr. Jeff Dyer, Co-founder & Professor of Strategy at Brigham Young University & Wharton

2014 Winter Meeting Presentations

Why You Should Take Part in the PAR, Al Bates, Founder and President of Profit Planning Group

The Changing Face of Compliance: A Positive Approach to Conflict Minerals, Joel Pekay, Sales and Marketing Director of Intertek Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals

An Overview: Big Data Analytics, Why Now?, Paul Buchanan, Founder and President of BUCS Analytics

2013 Fall Meeting Presentations

Update from Washington, Jade West, Senior Vice President, Government Relations for the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors

The Impact of Amazon & Google on B - to - B Markets, Lindsay Konzak, Editor of Modern Distribution Management

2013 Convention Presentations

The presentations are available in the original Powerpoint format. Please do not make changes to any of the slides.

2013 Winter Meeting Presentation

Competing in a Social Economy, Alan See, Chief Marketing Officer, MindLeaders

BSA's Top Ten Attributes of a Great Channel Partner Scorecards

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