Category Archives: IBT

Drag Conveyors – Higher Throughput and Efficiencies

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Screw conveyors don’t always work best for every application.  In fact, switching to a drag conveyor can sometimes save you a significant amount of money over the life of the conveyor. “There’s no one conveyor that can solve every problem,” said John Coxon, Bulk Handling... Read More

IBT & Affiliated Distributors — The Relationship Behind Your Continued Success

Although many aren't familiar with the name “Affiliated Distributors,”  this organization plays a major role - behind the scenes - when it comes to buying industrial supplies from independent distributors like IBT Industrial Solutions. Our partnership with Affiliated Distributors (AD) allows us to continue providing our customers with the best solutions... Read More

How To Identify Bearings — And Why It’s Important

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In an industry where technology is constantly advancing, best installation and maintenance practices of the parts that keep our applications functioning day-to-day, often get overlooked. That's why we're going back to the basics. With the help of  this easy guide, you'll soon be able to better Identify Bearings in your own workplace.... Read More

Koyo Training Vehicle Delivers Bearing Training — Right to Your Front Door

Looking for inexpensive bearing training that can be done at your location?  The Koyo Training Vehicle brings it right to your doorstep, free of charge—and it can even be customized to your operation or industry. What is the Koyo Training Vehicle (KTV)? The Koyo Training... Read More

AD Selects IBT as “Member of the Year” for 2016

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IBT Industrial Solutions was selected by Affiliated Distributors (AD) as the 2016 Member of the Year for their Bearings and Power Transmission Division. Chosen by Popular Vote IBT was chosen by popular vote from 32 supplier members of AD.  The company was selected for “going... Read More

Avoid Forklift Accidents—with Collision Awareness Products

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Did you know that more than 40% of all forklift fatalities are caused by an individual being struck—or run over—by a forklift?  According to OSHA, forklift accidents account for 61,800 minor injuries, 34,900 serious injuries, and 85 deaths every year. The Danger of Warehouse Intersections... Read More

Ask These Questions—to Get the Right Process Pump

Need a new process pump?  David Brown, a Product Specialist at IBT Industrial Solutions, recommends giving as much info as you can when ordering—to avoid getting the wrong pump. Avoid Expensive Mistakes “There are many different types of process pumps,” Brown said.  “We sell at... Read More

IBT Wins Dodge “Distributor of the Year” Award

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IBT Industrial Solutions has been selected by Baldor as a Distributor of the Year for Baldor-Dodge mechanical products.  They are one of 2 distributors to receive the prestigious award for work completed in 2015 in the super-regional distribution segment. “Baldor and IBT worked together throughout... Read More

Easier for Government to Buy Industrial Products–with IBT’s New GSA Schedule

Government and military customers throughout the Midwest will now have an easier time purchasing industrial products from IBT Industrial Solutions—through their new GSA Schedule.  “We are very excited to be able to offer this purchasing opportunity to government agencies,” said Todd Winters, National Account Manager... Read More

IBT Industrial Solutions Announces New Vice President of Marketing

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IBT Industrial Solutions announced that Jeff Cloud will take over as the new Vice President of Marketing. “Jeff will work closely with his team of marketing professionals to develop hard-hitting, competitive strategies designed to create profitable, sustained growth,” said Mike Flannery, the President and CEO... Read More