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Industry Affiliations

Striving to provide solutions to your demands means we must partner with the leaders in the industry. CBT has formed strategic partnerships with local and national groups and organizations to ensure we offer everything you need to run your business.

CBT is a proud owner-member of supplyFORCE, the only national MRO service provider that can help you manage multiple commodities while delivering local expertise and fulfillment to meet the needs of your local plant. supplyFORCE has national programs with local solutions giving our valued customers the best of both worlds. As a member of supplyFORCE, our customers have access to more than 200 independent distributors with more than 2,500 stocking locations ranging in areas of expertise in electrical, industrial, safety, pipe, valves, and fittings, and power transmission and bearings, allowing your plant to utilize trusted local suppliers while achieving efficiencies and cost savings with your MRO strategies.

CBT is a proud member of the Electrical, Safety, and the new Bearing and Power Transmission divisions of Affiliated Distributors (AD), the largest industrial wholesale buying group in North America. AD's more than 570 independently owned members span seven industries and three countries with annual sales of more than $31 billion. Our partnership with AD has enabled us to provide you with the latest technologies and the largest breadth of products and services in the industry.

ENERGY STAR is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) voluntary program that helps businesses and individuals save money and protect our climate through superior energy efficiency. Under EPA’s leadership, American consumers, businesses, and organizations have made investments in energy efficiency that are transforming the market for efficient products and practices, creating jobs, and stimulating the economy.

Locally, CBT partners with Duke Energy, DP&L, and AEP to help area manufacturers earn rebates for their energy efficient technology upgrades.

The National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) is the leading association for the automation and electrical distribution channel.

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) is the leading association for the industrial power transmission/motion control distribution channel.

The Dayton Region Manufacturers Association (DRMA) is the voice of manufacturing in the Greater Dayton Region. Members promote business success through peer-to-peer networking, career awareness, advocacy, education, economic development, and sharing best practices.

The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber is the nation's fifth largest Chamber, representing the interests of nearly 4,000 member businesses. The Chamber provides numerous services, including business retention and attraction, programs and events, member benefits to improve members' bottom line, solutions to members' workforce challenges, government advocacy, and more to create and sustain a positive business climate for our community, including demonstrating a commitment to small business assistance and economic inclusion.

The Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce is the largest business association in the Greater Dayton Region, serving 2,700 businesses in Butler, Clark, Darke, Green, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Shelby, and Warren counties. Chamber members work together to build a healthy business environment, promote economic development and work effectively to improve the quality of life in the Greater Dayton region.

Sidney/Shelby Area chamber of commerce is an organization of 500+ members doing business in Shelby County. The chamber has a main goal of helping organizations achieve a higher level of success. The programs they offer help enhance the visibility of organizations in the marketplace, help save money on operating costs and help teams make better decisions. The Sidney/Shelby Area Chamber of Commerce has been bringing businesses together and building them up for decades.
Shelby County Safety Council is one of the 80+ Safety Councils in the State of Ohio coordinated by the Ohio Division of Safety & Hygiene. The main purpose of the Safety council is to provide safety awareness in the workplace, provide a forum to address safety issues and concerns, and provide training and educational programming to promote safety in the workplace. CBT is proud to be an active member of the council, with firm beliefs that safety is the core of a productive and efficient business.

CBT is a proud owner-member of supplyFORCE, the only national MRO service provider that can help you manage multiple commodities while delivering local expertise and fulfillment to meet the needs of your local plant. supplyFORCE has national programs with local solutions giving our valued customers the best of both worlds. As a member of supplyFORCE, our customers have access to more than 200 independent distributors with more than 2,500 stocking locations ranging in areas of expertise in electrical, industrial, safety, pipe, valves, and fittings, and power transmission and bearings, allowing your plant to utilize trusted local suppliers while achieving efficiencies and cost savings with your MRO strategies.

CBT is a proud member of the Electrical, Safety, and the new Bearing and Power Transmission divisions of Affiliated Distributors (AD), the largest industrial wholesale buying group in North America. AD's more than 570 independently owned members span seven industries and three countries with annual sales of more than $31 billion. Our partnership with AD has enabled us to provide you with the latest technologies and the largest breadth of products and services in the industry.

ENERGY STAR is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) voluntary program that helps businesses and individuals save money and protect our climate through superior energy efficiency. Under EPA’s leadership, American consumers, businesses, and organizations have made investments in energy efficiency that are transforming the market for efficient products and practices, creating jobs, and stimulating the economy.

Locally, CBT partners with Duke Energy, DP&L, and AEP to help area manufacturers earn rebates for their energy efficient technology upgrades.

The National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) is the leading association for the automation and electrical distribution channel.

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) is the leading association for the industrial power transmission/motion control distribution channel.

The Dayton Region Manufacturers Association (DRMA) is the voice of manufacturing in the Greater Dayton Region. Members promote business success through peer-to-peer networking, career awareness, advocacy, education, economic development, and sharing best practices.

The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber is the nation's fifth largest Chamber, representing the interests of nearly 4,000 member businesses. The Chamber provides numerous services, including business retention and attraction, programs and events, member benefits to improve members' bottom line, solutions to members' workforce challenges, government advocacy, and more to create and sustain a positive business climate for our community, including demonstrating a commitment to small business assistance and economic inclusion.

The Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce is the largest business association in the Greater Dayton Region, serving 2,700 businesses in Butler, Clark, Darke, Green, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Shelby, and Warren counties. Chamber members work together to build a healthy business environment, promote economic development and work effectively to improve the quality of life in the Greater Dayton region.

Sidney/Shelby Area chamber of commerce is an organization of 500+ members doing business in Shelby County. The chamber has a main goal of helping organizations achieve a higher level of success. The programs they offer help enhance the visibility of organizations in the marketplace, help save money on operating costs and help teams make better decisions. The Sidney/Shelby Area Chamber of Commerce has been bringing businesses together and building them up for decades.
Shelby County Safety Council is one of the 80+ Safety Councils in the State of Ohio coordinated by the Ohio Division of Safety & Hygiene. The main purpose of the Safety council is to provide safety awareness in the workplace, provide a forum to address safety issues and concerns, and provide training and educational programming to promote safety in the workplace. CBT is proud to be an active member of the council, with firm beliefs that safety is the core of a productive and efficient business.