Strategic Business Partners

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:


ActVantage helps distributors drive profitable growth using buy-side and sell-side analytics. We provide growth acceleration and sales intelligence solutions that allow salespeople to drive account growth by increasing customer’s share of wallet, predicting customer churn, growing margin, and reducing cost-to-serve. On the buy-side, ActVantage can help you make smarter purchasing decisions. Our inventory and supplier applications will reduce slow-moving inventory, mitigate inventory risks, and identify negotiation opportunities with suppliers. Our tools and solutions are guaranteed to deliver over 200% ROI in less than 90 days.

alliantgroup's mission is one of education and awareness - our firm offers best-in-class resources to accelerate growth for U.S. businesses both domestically and abroad. We combine these resources with insights from our expert advisors to provide industry-specific consulting in key business areas such as management consulting, risk advisory, tax, cybersecurity, technology, and talent. We are proud to have helped 18,000 businesses claim nearly $10 billion in tax incentives. We partner with more than 4,000 CPA firms, have completed more than 50,000 studies, and have helped create more than 165,000 jobs. For more information, call us at (713) 552-5657 or email
American Industrial

American Industrial is a turnkey industrial electronic repair provider. ISO and ITAR compliant. Providing aftermarket automation support to aerospace, automotive, military equipment food processing, government agencies, and steel production industries. We set the highest standard for industrial electronic repair. Specializing in the refurbishment of CNC, robotic, VFD, scanning and vision systems. We provide personalized customer service with unmatched workmanship. Rebuilds are supported with a 24 Month comprehensive Warranty. Our commitment is to keep your operation running at full capacity providing fully refurbished components at the cost of a typical repair.

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.

DCKAP designs, develops, integrates, and implements digital solutions that drive revenue for manufacturers and distributors online.  We provide multi platform integrations (P21, Distribution One, Oracle, SAP & more) with Cross-platform Connector (Cloras), Product Information Management (flexiPIM), Custom Product Configurators (Productimize) and Test Management Solutions (QA touch). These products and services enable distributors to generate revenue online and run their businesses efficiently with faster and accurate data processing.

DCKAP has technology alliances with Magento, BigCommerce & Shopify. Please visit us at to learn how we can drive your online revenue.
DDI System
DDI System's leading-edge ERP technology equips distributors with the ability to drive operational excellence, improve margins, and thrive in today's competitive marketplace. Featuring a connected eCommerce platform, integrated CRM, fast POS capabilities, professionally designed quotes & orders, and mobile ERP functionality, Inform leverages industry-specific experience and proven sales tools to deliver a unique solution for wholesale distributors.
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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.
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.”

For more information visit or contact us at

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.  
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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.

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
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White Cup, formerly MITS and Tour de Force, offers an integrated customer relationship management (CRM) and business intelligence (analytics) platform specifically built for distributors and manufacturers.
  • Gather
    Collect data from your ERP into a single point of truth.
  • Analyze
    Gain meaningful insights into customer information with role-based dashboards.
  • Profit
    Action-based workflows improving inventory management, pricing, margin, expenses and more; team collaboration for increasing revenue and cash flow.
Accessible anytime from any device, White Cup seamlessly gives your team the right data at the right time. Visit for more information.

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