TROY, MI – Dayco, a specialist in engine products and drive systems for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket sectors, is positioning itself for growth through new product launches and strategic partnerships as its North American aftermarket renews its focus on the industrial market. As part of this effort, the company recently signed a first major distribution agreement of its kind, selecting Canada-based PTM Industries for the sale and distribution of a new line of Dayco industrial belts expected to arrive on the market in early 2022.

“Not only do we have several new products coming to the industrial sector, but we now have the right partner on site in Canada with extensive industry experience to help us ensure success as we actively develop our product line. industrial. Said Tyler Samagalski, director of industry, hydropower and performance for Dayco North America. “The best part is that there is a special connection and history between Dayco and PTM and we are well aware of their capabilities in the region and the market. ”

PTM has been in the industrial business since 1984, working with distributors, original equipment manufacturers and end users. The company operates from two sales and distribution centers in Toronto and Calgary and will be responsible for sales coverage, warehousing and inventory management, customer service and more for thousands. of references of Dayco industrial belts.

“We are thrilled with the opportunity to partner with Dayco, in part due to a long-standing relationship I have with the company,” said Daniel Cotton, owner of PTM. “My late father Gary Cotton was Vice President of Dayco Canada years ago and I have fond memories of attending Dayco events and auto shows and running through the warehouse in Dayco on Sundays when he was in the office. I can’t help but be delighted to have the chance to work with their team. It just seems like we’re doing business together.

Samagalski notes that Dayco will also look to expand this business model into the United States – to help ensure a strong sales and distribution strategy for all of Dayco’s industrial products and solutions, which are already in use by some of the world’s largest companies. . . Ranging from low horsepower machines to heavy duty equipment, Dayco industrial products include belts and hydraulic systems for agriculture, fleet, lawn and garden, construction, and oil and agricultural applications.

Dayco is a global leader in the research, design, manufacture and distribution of essential motor drive systems and aftermarket services for automotive, trucks, construction, agriculture and industrial applications. With its expertise in quiet and efficient power transfer, Dayco has established itself as the world’s leading provider of system solutions for hybrid electric vehicles. Dayco’s more than 100 years of experience in drive systems enables the company to equip all customer applications around the world with the most efficient drive systems to meet specific customer performance requirements.

Dayco has more than 40 sites in 21 countries and more than 3,600 associates. For more information about Dayco, visit the company’s website at