About Us

McDaniel & Associates has been representing premier manufacturers since 1976.

Charles McDaniel started the business in 1976 and he represented Triangle Manufacturing Company of Oshkosh, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania Pressed Metals of Emporium, Pennsylvania. The original sales territory was Western Pennsylvania, Upstate New York, Eastern Ohio and Ontario, Canada. The company grew to represent a number of high quality power transmission, linear motion, mounted and plain bearing manufacturers. The company also represented gear box, gear motor, steel stamping and powdered metal manufacturers.

Tim McDaniel joined the business in 1995 after working for a few years as an Automotive Quality Engineer. He closed the business in 2007 to pursue other interests – Director of Sales at Triangle Manufacturing in Oshkosh, Wisconsin for 6 years and 3D Printing and Startup Manufacturing company Mentorship in Los Angeles, California for 6 years.

After this hiatus of 12 years, McDaniel & Associates has begun representing premier manufacturing companies again. Starting in Indiana in January of 2019 and expanding to Ohio in March of 2020. Tim McDaniel is representing Triangle Manufacturing Company of Oshkosh, Wisconsin and represented Aurora Bearing Company of Montgomery, Illinois in the past. These trusted manufacturers have chosen to partner with McDaniel & Associates to provide our customers with timely information, sound application advice, and quality products.

Spherical Roller Bearing

What we do

We are committed to providing premium products to fit your specific design requirements.

Bearing Products

Rod Ends, Spherical Bearings, Spherical Sleeve Bearings

Power Transmission

Bearings, Mounted Bearings, Lazy Susan Bearings, and Linkage Systems


We build on pain points common in the industry, designing and executing plain bearing and other metal component solutions that work better.


Safety and Reliability

McDaniel & Associates stands for optimum levels of efficiency and absolute reliability in applications across every industry.


Customer Service and Support

Your objectives are the key factor: With customer satisfaction and superior quality always in mind. We are experts in custom solutions.


Wide Product Range

Our solutions are in use in every Industry as well as in the harshest environments and under the most extreme loads.