About Us

John Bridge Sons Inc. is located in Chester, PA with a supporting location in Lancaster PA have been supporting the quad state area with Power Transmission and engineering solutions since 1880. A dedicated staff intent on supplying our customers with intimate partnership rarely equaled in our industry. Quality names like Martin, Rexnord, T.B. Woods, Loctite, Force Control and Link Belt plus many others allow JBS to support all aspects in the Industrial Power Transmission field. Specializing in material handling, couplings and gearboxes, our outside Sales team has the expertise to satisfy all your Industrial Power Transmission and engineering needs, with inside sales people you can count on to handle your daily PT concerns.

Outside Sales

michael verna

Mike Verna, Sales

Tel 610-633-7625
Fax 610-380-6198
Email [email protected]

Mike started with the company in 1992 and followed in his father’s footsteps. Mike worked in shipping and receiving in Chester for four years before moving to sales in our Frazer Office. Mike worked in Frazer Pa. with his father for 13 years and as far as I know no blows were exchanged. Mike like his father only knows one speed.

clay slough

Clay Slough, Sales

Tel 610-633-7624
Fax 610-913-0725
Email [email protected]

Clay started with the company in 1984 and quickly moved to sales, has proven himself as a highly qualified and valued member of the JBS outside sales team. I defy anyone to challenge Clay on any Power Transmission related issues.

Inside Sales

gary watkins

Gary Watkins – President/Inside Sales

Tel 610-874-6204
Fax 610-874-0160
Email [email protected]

Great grandson of JF Bridge, hired in 1974 is now involved in management, sales and the daily responsibilities of running the business and making sure we all have a little fun each and every day.

reggie reed

Reginald Reid,
Inside Sales / Office Manager

Tel 610-84-6204
Fax 610-874-0160
Email [email protected]

Reggie started in 1994 with his military background has shown to be a highly driven, efficient, and organized employee. Spending his day tackling every issue that a customer or employee can throw his way Reggie will never let us or you the customer down.

jack ohrenstein

Jack Ohrenstein, Inside Sales

Tel 610-876-6204
Fax 610-847-0160
Email [email protected]

Jack started with us in 2001 and has spent the last 30 years in the Power Transmission Industry working for Rothman and Philadelphia Ball before joining JBS. Jacks expertise in bearings, gear drives along with his overall PT knowledge make Jack a vital member of the inside sales team.

Christopher Shavers

Christopher Shavers, Inside Sales

Tel 610-876-6204
Fax 610-847-0160
Email [email protected]

Chris started with JBS 15 years ago when he was in Jr High working part time during the Summer. He has worked on and off ever since; whenever we needed him he has been there for us. Now Chris is working full time when we needed him most. Chris is working the phones, office and warehouse. Thought Chris is new to the business he’s a quick study. Both John Bridge Sons Inc A Midway company and Chris are looking forward to challenging fruitful long term relationship.

ann mcguire

Ann McGuire, Inside Sales



Shakeel Wilson

Email [email protected]

Meet Shak our new Warehouse Manager. Shak is great addition to the JBS/ Midway team. Shak can perform more than just warehouse tasks bringing added value to his position helping us on the phones and order entry. Shak can do it all including Loving those cats; which he claims he really doesn’t like. You Decide.