Flexco hosted 30 attendees for Lightweight Training in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Flexco hosted 30 attendees for Lightweight Training in Grand Rapids, Michigan

NIBA’s Key Principles and Best Practices of Lightweight Belting was hosted by Flexco - Grand Rapids, Oct. 10-11, and attended by more than 30 sales reps, technicians, and customer service reps from belting companies across the U.S., as well as Canada and Mexico.

Trainers Beth Miller (Flexco), Steve Fournier (Apache), and Tom Archer (Vaughn Belting Co) presented four training modules, including hands-on demonstrations and tangible examples of the following topics: 

  • Basic Properties of Conveyor Belts
  • Splicing, Custom Fabrications
  • Conveyor Design, Trouble Shooting
  • Industries and Applications

A site visit to nearby Uniband gave attendees the full, step-by-step demonstration of belt manufacturing, from start to finish.

The training provided a well-rounded learning experience for all members of the diverse group of attendees.