Category Archives: IBT News

IBT Industrial Solutions Named 45 in the New Big 50 Distributors List

MERRIAM, Kansas – October 10, 2011 – Industrial Distribution magazine named IBT #45 on its Big 50 Industrial Distributors list. The Big 50 list is published annually, with top industrial supply companies ranked according to total worldwide sales. 45. IBT Sales: 119 million CEO: Mark Byrne Headquarters: Merriam, KS... Read More

IBT Industrial Solutions Names Mark Byrne as Company President, CEO

MERRIAM, Kansas – August 04, 2011 – Stephen Cloud, second generation of leadership at IBT, Inc., announced Mark Byrne’s promotion as President and CEO of IBT effective today. “Mark has been a tremendous addition to the IBT executive team. He has proven himself not only by his own actions, but with... Read More

Pam Mowry Receives Charlie Howard Spirit Award

MERRIAM, Kansas – July 26, 2011 – Pam Mowry was announced as the Charlie Howard Spirit Award recipient for IBT’s third quarter of fiscal year 2011. The recognition was announced last Tuesday by Wayne Shields, IBT Treasurer, at a company meeting. Pam has been with IBT for nearly 4 years.... Read More

IBT Partners with IDC-USA

MERRIAM, Kansas – April 27, 2011 – IBT, Inc. is the latest independent distributor to purchase stock in IDCUSA, a distributor-owned cooperative. IBT, Inc. is a leading industrial distributor committed to providing world class service and quality products from their trusted supply partners. Employees are well-known for their breadth and depth... Read More

Mike Kelley Receives Charlie Howard Spirit Award from IBT

MERRIAM, Kansas – April 19, 2011 – Mike Kelley has been announced as the Charlie Howard Spirit Award recipient for the second quarter of fiscal year 2011 at IBT. The recognition was announced today by IBT Chairman and CEO Stephen Cloud, at a company meeting. Mike began working at IBT... Read More

Jessica Salazar Receives Charlie Howard Spirit Award at IBT

MERRIAM, Kansas – January 20, 2011 – Jessica Salazar was named the Charlie Howard Spirit Award recipient for IBT’s first quarter of fiscal year 2011. The recognition was announced today by Jeff Cloud, IBT Director of Corporate Development, at a company meeting on Monday. Jessica started during the summer of... Read More

IBT Inc. Announces New Branch Location in Pryor, Oklahoma

MERRIAM, Kansas – January 3, 2011 – Industrial distributor IBT, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of a new branch location in the Mid America Industrial Park in Pryor, OK. IBT’s newest stocking branch is located at 1265 2nd Street in the Mid America Industrial Park. This facility will support... Read More

IBT St. Louis Location Relocates

IBT's Branch 10, established in St. Louis in 1972, has relocated to a new home in O'Fallon, Mo. The new location, 1225 Tom Ginnever Avenue, replaces 4323 Woodson Road, in Woodson Terrace, Mo. which IBT occupied from June, 1989. As you might imagine, pulling up... Read More

Sixty Years of Innovation from IBT

If you think business is hard to conduct today, take a walk through the recent past. When IBT opened its doors as Industrial Bearing and Transmission in 1949, the state of business technology was almost pre-historic. No FAX service. No photocopiers. No cell phones. No hand... Read More

Joplin Branch Holds Successful 40th

Good food, good weather and good customer turnout marked the April 23rd celebration of IBT's 40th anniversary and customer appreciation in Joplin. IBT Joplin, the company's fifth branch, was opened in December 1968 and has long been one of IBT's strongest outposts. The celebration/customer appreciation... Read More

IBT Industrial Solutions Active in Industry

As part of a philosophy of "giving back to the community," several IBT executives are continuing the company's tradition of active engagement in professional and trade associations, especially in Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA). The company believes that this kind of involvement is good for... Read More

IBT & Goodyear: 20 Years

To celebrate 20 years of success, 20 years of solid cooperation, 20 years of distribution and 20 years in business together, Goodyear Engineered Products visited IBT CDC on Tuesday, May 13. Goodyear was represented by Mike Braucher, Director, North America Industrial Product Sales; Marty Harrelson,... Read More

IBT Joplin Branch Celebrates 40

In December 1968, IBT opened its fifth branch location in Joplin, Missouri, located at 313 East Seventh Street. During the 40 years that IBT Joplin has been serving customers in southwest Missouri, the branch has been relocated twice. First in 1977 to 1202 South Schifferdecker... Read More