Strategic Business Partners (SBP)

Strategic Business Partners

AHTD is proud to have the following companies as Strategic Business Partners. These companies offer strategic products or services in the industrial automation distribution industry. They have shown a significant commitment to the industry.

Valued Partners:

Automa.Net is a B2B solution for automation component trading. We unite distributors, system integrators, product, and inventory data within a trusted platform, underpinned by advanced e-procurement tools.

  • Scan 400 distributors, monitor the availability of over 24 million offers throughout the USA, Canada, and Europe.
  • Our BOM search enables simultaneous availability checks for up to 100 components, at your fingertips.
  • Make the best choices using comparison features for product conditions, quantities, delivery, warranties, and more.
  • Evaluate distributor and view their trading terms, trade history, platform reviews and authorizations.


CADENAS PARTsolutions is a leading provider of next generation 3D CAD catalog management and sales configuration solutions. Providing 3D product catalogs with digital CAD download technology, helping component manufacturers increase sales lead generation and ensuring that components get “designed in” to OEM products.

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DDS (Distributor Data Solutions) is the leading e-commerce product content provider serving the wholesale distribution industry. Developed by veterans of the industry, DDS helps manufacturers and distributors facilitate an exceptional e-commerce experience for their end-user customers with the most robust product and marketing information—and the most intelligent, efficient content delivery system—available in the marketplace.

A full-service technology company, DDS was founded with the goal of easing and improving the exchange of product content between manufacturers and distributors. Today, DDS’ next-gen solutions streamline, simplify and speed up the transfer of product data by enabling manufacturers to syndicate consistent content across their entire channel, while providing distributors with complete, up-to-date product content already formatted for their platforms.

DDS works with dozens of leading industrial automation manufacturers to facilitate faster, simpler delivery of next-generation product content to power distributors’ e-commerce websites. DDS currently offers e-commerce-ready product content for more than 1.2 million industrial automation SKUs, with more new products and new lines being added weekly. Visit our dedicated Industrial Automation Industry page for more information.


ENet Docs is a browser- based document management software that helps companies improves efficiency in daily operations and increases profit margins.
Lost that invoice?  Need a schematic from 3 years ago? Customer request a copy of POD?
With ENet Docs full text search capability, quickly find the documents you need without leaving your desk, putting your customer on hold, or digging through filing cabinets. Implement more efficient processes, improve control of business documents, automate workflows and eliminate the reliance on paper records. Integrates with any ERP. ROI in 3-6 months.



With more than a half-century of experience, Epicor can help you grow sales, improve margins, and increase productivity with ERP systems that can keep you healthy and thriving in today’s highly competitive marketplace. With a focus on cloud solutions, Epicor can transform your digital presence by delivering an outstanding experience on any device to help build stronger relationships and greater customer loyalty. When you partner with Epicor, you can expect high-quality technology solutions and professional services, as well as the industry-specific functionality you need to drive your business forward.



eShipping offers data-driven solutions that help companies take control of their distribution chain, reduce costs, and improve their customer’s experience. Learn more at



Interlynx Systems is an AHTD Strategic Partner of “sales systems” that “drive collaboration between Manufacturers and Automation Solution Providers (ASPs).” We offer Sales Lead Management and Point of Sale (POS) Management systems to both Manufactures and Distributors.

Nearly every AHTD Distributor receives sales leads from and submit POS reports to our manufacturer clients.  A growing number of AHTD Automation Solution Providers members are using Interlynx to manage their sales leads.  In addition, we have pioneered a new solution in conjunction with AHTD. This new solution, ‘Reverse POS’, will allow Automation Solution Providers to compare product sales by market and customer type with other Automation Solution Providers nationally thus providing valuable opportunities for growth at their current customer bases.

Every solution we offer is built to benefit both Manufacturer and Automation Solution Providers making us perfectly aligned with AHTD’s mission to “advance the high technology distribution industry by delivering tools, education and unparalleled networking opportunities with leaders, peers and partners that help members to innovate, collaborate and achieve their business goals faster.”

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KYKLO brings the power of web-based digitalization to Automation Distributor. Digitalization is more than just a webstore, it includes mobile product selection tools for sellers, the ability to provide add-on sale product suggestions and professionally developed customer quotes. And, customers can easily place orders on line.

Founded by two former Schneider Electric employees in 2015 and based in the heart of downtown Bangkok, the company currently employs over 35 in-house engineers with backgrounds in the electrical and automation industry. KYKLO’s products have been applied to dozens of distributors throughout Asia and USA. Because KYKLO provides distributors with a best in class system for growing their business, the company was named a Global Partner by Schneider Electric. KYKLO was recently recognized and featured in an article by TechCrunch the magazine devoted to breaking news in the tech industry.

KYKLO provides a turn-key solution which includes product data, drawings and product selection tools for all the product lines important to an Automation Distributor. Best yet, KYKLO can have you up and running in a matter of days, not months.  



MaxRecall Technologies’ founding premise was “Documents and the information they contain drive all business processes”. Whether working in the office or remotely, documents are the language of business. Document based business process workflow facilitation and automation provided by MaxRecall helps you lower costs and maximize productivity. We have 22+ years of wholesale distribution experience. Our Founders are CPA’s and all of our solutions have an underpinning of “Best Practices”. From imaging and storage; intelligent recognition and data capture; workflow and routing; to transactional data delivery to your ERP; We do it all.  


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Founded in 1901, MRA is a nonprofit employer association that serves more than 4,000 employers, covering more than one million employees worldwide.

As one of the largest employer associations in the nation, MRA helps its member organizations thrive by offering the most comprehensive assortment of HR services, talent management, learning and organization development opportunities, and total rewards planning to help build successful workplaces and powerful workforces.


Nuvo is a modern credit risk assessment platform that helps manufacturers and distributors personalize customer credit limits while saving time.

Manufacturers and distributors can use Nuvo to grow sales by increasing credit limits on high performing accounts, and reduce bad debt losses by reducing credit limits on high risk accounts.

Nuvo’s workflow tools and automations alongside instant data integrations with 12,000+ banks, credit bureaus, and ERP/accounting systems make assessing credit risk a breeze! 


Rubber Tree Systems

Rubber Tree Systems provides modern software for distribution professionals to simplify complex data, increase communication and drive business decisions across your organization. Our products are customer-driven, intuitive, and backed by industry-leading support. Rubber Tree offers sales force mobilization, management dashboards, real-time reporting, documented cost savings, and inventory-sharing with WarehouseTWO. This low-cost, no-contract software is fully hosted with maximum security, freeing you from the worry (and cost) of maintaining another software system.


SalesProcess360 is an independent, CRM consulting services company.  We work together with all CRM platforms, and we’re dedicated to helping our clients achieve greater ROI from any CRM, regardless of what stage of their CRM journey they are in. With over 25 years of experience in the industrial rep and distribution markets, SP360 is a recognized thought leader.  We have a unique approach to maximizing ROI from CRM, assuring successful Project Design, Project Execution, and Onboarding.  For more information, visit our website at  

SPARXiQ delivers analytics, tools, and training solutions that help companies accelerate performance and profitability.
Improve your margins and support your sales team by taking the guesswork out of pricing. With intelligent pricing guidance and powerful management tools, you can provide your team with ideal price points for every product and every customer situation.
For over three decades, SPARXiQ has helped manufacturers and distributors optimize their pricing and make lasting improvements to their bottom-line profitability.



TraceParts is a world leading CAD-content platform for engineering, industrial equipment and machine design, with 4.4 million registered members actively sourcing product information and technical data from 1,300 supplier-certified product catalogs.

TraceParts provides targeted marketing exposure to customers of all sizes and all industries, via powerful cloud-based API and SaaS applications such as CAD part libraries, product catalogs and configurators.

TraceParts’ Digital Marketing Services helps manufacturers and distributors, 3D printing & rapid-prototyping suppliers, CAD/CAM/CAE/ECAD software and computer hardware vendors promote their products and services and generate highly qualified sales leads.


WebPresented’s flagship product, WPCRM, is a fully integrated CRM, Quoting, BI, and Predictive Analytics Tool built specifically for wholesale distribution and manufacturing. WPCRM syncs with your ERP, e-commerce, marketing automation, and other third party software to deliver it back as actionable intel for sales reps. Sales Professionals rely on WPCRM every day to increase revenues, improve efficiency, and collaborate with team members. For more information, reach out

White Cup

White Cup offers data-driven selling technology that makes selling smarter, faster, and easier for distributors. White Cup’s industry-specific CRM, Business Intelligence (BI), and Pricing products drive revenue, improve profits, and reduce overall costs. With decades of industry experience, White Cup is trusted by more than 1,000 customers globally. Visit to learn more. 


With more than 3,000 associates and 70,000 clients, Wipfli ranks among the top 20 advisory and accounting firms in the nation. Business today is more fluid than ever. Helping firms achieve their goals takes imagination, discipline and a process that delivers results today while anticipating tomorrow’s demands. That’s Wipfli. Learn more at

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