Still Water Runs Deep

Water always finds a way to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. At least when it comes to electric motor and drive reliability. Moisture settling on the insulation of your electric motor will reduce the resistance-to-ground and increase the capacitance-to-ground readings. These facts are well known. Not as well known, is the…

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What’s in a Name? Navigating the Waters of Re-Branding and Name Changes

VISIONS – Magazine of the Albany-Colonie Chamber of Commerce Since 1862, the Troy Belting & Supply Company has provided products and services to help other industries succeed. In the early days, it furnished local manufacturers, mills, breweries, ironworks factories and horse-and-buggy companies with leather belting, harnesses and other supplies. Jason W. Smith was named president…

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New name for Troy Belting; next up, an acquisition?

The Business Review: It’s more than just a new name that’s changing at a local industrial repair business. The company that had been known as Troy Belting & Supply Co. changed its name Thursday to Troy Industrial Solutions (although it’s actually located in Watervliet). The bigger change: Third-generation president and CEO Jason Smith said he…

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The Buzz – Times Union Business Blog

Troy Belting & Supply once produced those leather belts that ran 19th century factories from a central power source. They were a way to transfer power from such devices as South Troy’ Burden water wheel to the machinery that produced everything from railway spikes to horseshoes. The company, now celebrating its 150th year (it began…

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Jason W. Smith Troy Industrial President

Jason W. Smith Named President

Watervliet, NY — Troy Industrial Solutions is proud to announce that Jason Wade Smith, 33, has been appointed to the position of president, effective immediately. Smith who was Vice President succeeds his mother Karen E. Smith, who will remain as company chairwoman and treasurer. Smith is the third generation owner of the family run business which was…

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IDC-USA Sees Robust 30% Sales Growth for 2010

IDC-USA 933 Western Drive | PO Box 42428 Indianapolis, IN 46242-0428 Tel: 317.244.9200 Fax: 317.244.4600 www.IDC-USA.com For more information contact: Julie Grannan Marketing Manager 317-308-4546, jgrannan@IDC-USA.com INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA — March 1, 2011 — IDC Distributor-Owners are extremely pleased to announce a 30% organic sales growth for their cooperative in 2010. 2010 was a year that started…

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