Category Archives: IBT

New IBT Industrial Solutions Facility in Lubbock Offers Screw Conveyor Solutions for Customers

MERRIAM, KS—July 19, 2013—IBT Industrial Solutions has moved their Lubbock, Texas operations to a larger facility in order to offer enhanced screw conveyor capabilities to their customers in the Panhandle area. The new facility is located at 111 Slaton Road in Lubbock, and will service... Read More

IBT Supports Kansas Students at the state-level SkillsUSA Competition

The IBT team helped out future electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic specialists at the state-level SkillsUSA competition in Kansas, held in April 2015. Brent Hanson, the Business Group Director of Fluid Power at IBT Industrial Solutions, volunteered to act as a judge for the electrical portion of... Read More

New Technologies Explored at 3rd Annual AmCon Tradeshow in Overland Park, KS

For the third year in a row, IBT Industrial Solutions participated in the AmCon Design & Contract Manufacturing Expo, held May 12-13, 2015 at the Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park, Kansas. “Every year, we get a lot of value out of meeting with... Read More

Register for IBT’s Industrial Solutions Electrical 101 Academy

Participants in this 2½ day class will increase their knowledge base and comfort level with electrical equipment maintenance. Why Take This Class? The instructor for this class has a background of over 20 years’ experience specializing in the application and distribution of electrical equipment and... Read More

IBT Honors the Life and Career of CEO Mark Byrne

The IBT Industrial Solutions community today is honoring the life of its CEO and President, Mark Byrne. Byrne passed away unexpectedly on March 5, 2015 from injuries sustained in a fall near his home in Kansas City, Missouri.  A service was held in his honor... Read More

The Best of 2014

This month, we’re bringing you the best, most popular articles from PrimeMover in 2014. It’s a special issue to celebrate a special year. You’ll find a wide variety of topics, on everything from cut protection—to Yaskawa Drives—to screw conveyors. We want to thank you for... Read More

IBT’s Ultimate Guide to a Clean, Custom-Cut Hose

Even 60 microns of contaminants—the equivalent of 1 grain of pollen—can damage a hydraulic system. In fact, 80% of hydraulic failures are due to contamination. That’s why buying a clean, custom-cut hose is so important. More: Need a Lightweight Air Hose? “Any debris left in... Read More

IBT Honors Four Family and Friends — Ice Bucket Challenge

“It all started with a challenge from Austin Howard, the 20-year-old son of Melinda Howard, our Executive Assistant,” said Stephen Cloud, the Chairman of the Board at IBT Industrial Solutions. “But it came at exactly the right time. I’ve been looking for a way to... Read More

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

IBT Shows Off Fluid Power Capabilities at AmCon Design & Contract Manufacturing Expo

While IBT Industrial Solutions is known throughout the Midwest for its bearings, power transmission, and conveyor belts, and safety products, many people are still discovering our fluid power capabilities.  IBT took its fluid power products and services on the road to the 2014 AmCon Design... 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

2014 GEAPS Exchange in Omaha Is a Big Hit for Grain Industry

The 2014 GEAPS Exchange was hosted by the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska.  Their biggest conference ever, they had a record 3,379 attendees and 400 exhibitors in a 200,000 sq. ft. conference hall—with sponsorships by such companies... Read More

IBT’s Tech X 500 Tradeshow Brings Vendors, Customers to Kansas Speedway

See more photos! Plant managers, safety managers, maintenance specialists, and operations managers from manufacturing and warehousing businesses across the U.S. converged on the Kansas Speedway for 3 days in September for the 4th Tech X 500 tradeshow. The show, hosted by IBT Industrial Solutions, is the... 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

At IBT – “We Believe in Training”

Classes available! Register Today. For years, IBT Industrial Solutions has earned a reputation for providing some of the best training in the industry.  How do they do it? 64 Years of Training “People ask me all the time, ‘What’s your secret to success with training?’”... Read More