Category Archives: IBT News

IBT’s Employee Longevity = Better Customer Service

Good news for the customers of IBT Industrial Solutions: folks at this company stick around. For a long time. How long? 110 of the current 342 employees have been with the company for over 20 years. That’s a whopping 32% of the current staff. And... Read More

IDC/IBT Partnership Helps Customers Access New Products from Manufacturers

Where does IBT Industrial Solutions turn when it needs access to a new or unique manufacturer? Even though it’s the 10th largest power transmission and bearings distributor in North America (2013 MDM Market Leaders, Modern Distribution Management), a customer still occasionally requires something a little... Read More

IBT Launches New Website

Check out the new website! In September, IBT Industrial Solutions officially launched its newer, better version of www.ibtinc.com.  The new website is easier to navigate, with an enhanced interface, improved layout, and content organized around client preference. “We’ve been planning a website upgrade for some... Read More

Adam Massie Wins Charlie Howard Spirit Award

MERRIAM, KS—September 15, 2013—IBT Industrial Solutions announced that Adam Massie is the 107th winner of the Charlie Howard Spirit Award. He was recognized at the quarterly luncheon held at company’s corporate headquarters in Merriam, Kansas. Massie was chosen for demonstrating the qualities embodied by longtime... Read More

Spirit of Charlie Howard Lives on at IBT

Who is the winner? In the southeast corner of the parking lot of the headquarters at IBT Industrial Solutions, a quiet memorial stands in a shady area.  The small park—complete with flowers and benches—is a tribute to an enthusiastic, longtime employee, Charlie Howard, who passed... Read More

Hot Cars & Fast Technology

Hot Cars & Fast Technology The Midwest’s Biggest MRO Technology Trade Show Rolls into Kansas Speedway Sept. 11-12, 2013 MERRIAM, KS—August 13, 2013—For the hottest mix of maintenance and repair (MRO) technology, NASCAR action, and educational seminars, don’t miss Tech X 500—sponsored by IBT Industrial... Read More

Rob Walker Wins Forrest L. Cloud Service Award

MERRIAM, KS—August 16, 2013—IBT Industrial Solutions announced that it has awarded the Forrest L. Cloud Service Award for Q3 of 2013 to Rob Walker.  Walker is an inside salesperson servicing customers at the IBT Wichita branch. Walker was selected from the inside sales staff at... Read More

Modern Distribution Management Names IBT Industrial Solutions a 2013 MDM Market Leader

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IBT Industrial Solutions has been ranked No. 10 on Modern Distribution Management's 2013 Top Power Transmission & Bearing list. This list identifies the top 10 distributors by revenue in power transmission & bearing distribution. Modern Distribution Management is the leading information source... Read More

IBT Industrial Solutions Kicks Off Brand New Grain Division

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IBT Industrial Solutions announced Friday that it has opened an entirely new division dedicated to servicing the grain industry. “We’ve always been involved in the grain industry with other products like motors, gearboxes, and bearings, but we will now have a more dedicated focus with... Read More

IBT Purchases Sheppard Supply Co.

Learn More About IBT Acquiring Sheppard Supply IBT Industrial Solutions announced today that it has officially acquired Sheppard Supply Co. in Springfield, Missouri.  IBT will continue to service Sheppard Supply’s former customers with its maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) supplies and engineering solutions. “We’re incredibly... Read More