North Side – Quality. Service. Experience.


North Side Power Transmission Corp. is the leading distributor of bearings and industrial power transmission products to the New York City MRO market.

With our Frank Tracy and Drives & Bearings of N.Y. divisions, North Side serves the New York operations of many of the largest companies in the United States.  We view our relationship with our customers as one of partnership: we will succeed as a team.

Our focus is on infrastructure-related applications, including power generation, airports, mass transit, recycling, and asphalt and aggregates. Our Energy Efficient Solutions initiative with New York City’s standard setting office buildings, medical centers, and educational and cultural institutions offers proven savings in mechanical system energy consumption.

While our presence is local, our reach is increasingly global in three core markets: high speed gear couplings for power generation plants; bearings and couplings for marine deck and engine room applications; and power turn belts and specialty bearings for airport baggage handling systems.

We represent world-class manufacturers of bearings and power transmission products, including Baldor, Bando USA, Browning, Carlisle, Diamond Chain, Fafnir, Flexible Steel, Kop-Flex, Leeson, Lovejoy, Martin Sprocket, McGill, Morse, MRC, NTN, Optibelt, RBC, Sealmaster, SEW Eurodrive, SKF, TB Wood’s, Timken, Torrington and U.S. Seal.

The North Side staff is among the most experienced in the industry.  Our objective is to exceed our customers’ expectations each time, every time.

Featured Suppliers, Markets & Products

Featured Supplier

logo_lovejoyLovejoy®/Sier-Bath® load and accessory couplings for Frame 5 gas turbines are now in stock, exclusively from North Side, for U.S. power plants.  Please contact us for specifications, approval drawings and current pricing. Learn more

Featured Market

Airport Baggage Handling Systems

ind_ns_feature_airportPortec® chain drive and Beltservice Pro Turn® bead drive power turn belts are in stock at North Side for same-day emergency shipment. Please contact us with your specific requirements… Learn more

Timken® state-of-the-art shaft guarding technology™ housed bearing units … for baggage handling applications where shaft replacement is difficult and uptime is critical. Review Timken’s Specifications and download their Video.

Featured Product

Sealmaster_USRBSealmaster® USRB unitized spherical roller bearings … the global standard for bearing quality, reliability and performance. Catalog and specifications