NIBA is an organization dedicated to promoting the interaction between value added distributors and manufacturers of conveyor belt components to improve technology, services and business practices to better serve the end users of conveyor systems.

Membership in NIBA provides the following benefits:

  • Access to the latest industry information through participation in the Annual ConventionBelt Line and other periodic publications.
  • Personal interaction with the distributor/fabricator and manufacturing leaders of the conveyor component industries through the Annual Convention.
  • Opportunities to cooperate with other distributor/fabricators or manufacturers to develop better solutions for the end use customers of conveyor components through networking.
  • Development of enhanced business practices to better serve your customers through participation in the general sessions at the Annual Convention.
  • Improved technical skills for your associates through training programs, technical publications and training videos.
  • Access to industry and membership information through the password protected database on our website.
  • College scholarships available to families of both distributor and manufacturing members.


NIBA has 279 unique member companies:

53.8% Distributor/Fabricator
Distributor member company sizes range from family-owned single location business to very large companies with many locations, with the majority being small to medium-sized.

40.9% Manufacturer
Manufacturer members produce many different types of conveyor belt, related components and machinery who sell to distributors/fabricators.

5.4% Affiliate
Affiliate members are those who serve the belting industry, but do not produce or supply belting or related components.

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NIBA is dedicated to building interaction between conveyor belt and component manufacturers, their distributors and customers.  What does that mean to you? You can:



  • Members have excelllent access to key personnel from Belting Manufacturers, Distributors and component suppliers.
  • Annual Convention brings hundreds of industry players face to face in a relaxing and open atmosphere.  Find new customers, supplier and technical experts all in one place.
  • Membership gives you access to NIBA member contact information
  • Volunteer on a NIBA committee.  It is a unique opportunity to show your peers the value you can bring to NIBA



  • NIBA is the single best resource to find the latest information related to conveyor belting.
  • Learn new belting related technologies and regulations from industry experts
  • The Convention Expo at the Annual Convention brings the best from our industry onto one floor
  • Access NIBA Training - Attend Live Belting Courses taught in the field, view video and on-line training that provides expert methods to keep your work crews efficient and safe
  • Access to Beltine - NIBA's fantastic newsletter, Technical ARticles, Tech Notes, that can be keyword searched on NIBA's website.
  • Access to discounted business courses at BizLibrary
  • Access to University of Industrial Distribution where distribution experts and innovators hone your business skills through the Association Education Alliance (AEA)


  • Growing your network and your knowledge should certainly help grow your bottom line, but if those aren't enough, NIBA members also get:
  • 20% Discount on business courses through BizLibrary
  • Access to Working Advantage: allowing you to save up to 60% on tickets, travel and shopping, including many everyday business needs
  • Discounts on all training executed by the AEA ($50 on monthly webinars to $500 on the University of Annual Distribution)
  • Equipment Classified Ads - ability to post equipment wanted requests on website or equipment for sale.