Association News

The newly formed Industrial Supply Association (ISA) has announced John Buckley as its executive vice president. ISA was formed from the consolidation of the Industrial Distribution Association and the Industrial Supply Manufacturers Association. ISA's new Web site is

Members of the American Machine Tool Distributors' Association elected Clark T. Smith, president, Smith Machinery Co., association chairman for 2004-05.

The Power Transmission Distribution Association named Ralph Buntyn an Honorary Life Member. Buntyn retired as senior vice president of marketing with Motion Industries.

The Web Sling & Tie Down Association (WSTDA) was honored with an APEX 2004 Award for Publication Excellence for its new Uplifting News electronic newsletter.

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