Key Principles & Best Practices of Lightweight Belting-2018

Tuesday and Wednesday
April 17-18, 2018
Grand Rapids, MI

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NIBA's new and improved Key Principles & Best Practices of Lightweight Belting course offers employees new to your organization or those who are interested in learning more about lightweight belting, the opportunity to become acclimated with fundamental principles and essential techniques in a focused, two-day classroom setting.

Upon completion of this class, attendees will have a practical understanding of lightweight belting. They will learn the composition and general manufacturing process of the belts. They will be exposed to assorted fabrications which enhance the value and functionality of the product. Instructors will present key features and benefits of the various styles of lightweight belting, discuss common industry standards, as well as offer tips on trouble-shooting, belt tracking and how to avoid common and costly failures in the field. Attendees will also have the opportunity for ample Q&A with top industry professionals.

NIBA training courses educate and add real world value for those who are in the business of providing solutions to operational problems on conveyors. By combining knowledge of lightweight belting, explaining features and benefits of the products, conveyor system design attributes and requirements, as well as trouble shooting skills, this valuable learning opportunity is great as an introduction to the industry or a refresher course to an industry veteran. Classroom interaction among participants enhances learning opportunities and provides attendees with valuable industry relationships. Our course provides an interactive format with hands-on learning and demonstrations, as well as immediate answers to questions.  Make plans now to attend this dynamic, interactive seminar, but hurry, space is limited.

Course Objective

To learn the basics of lightweight belting, which includes synthetics, rubber, nylon core, quick splice, all plastic, and modular belting. The course will cover belt construction, splicing options, accessories and more.

Who Should Attend?

All persons in the light-duty belting industry who would benefit from utilizing the latest technology and applications. Attendees will be exposed to comprehensive information providing a means to increase equity with their customer base.

Seminar Location

2110 Oak Industrial Dr NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505

Seminar Lodging

Country Inn & Suites
3251 Deposit Dr NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Reserve your guest room online or call the hotel directly at (616) 942-7000.  Please reference the "NIBA Seminar" to receive the discounted $114.99 rate plus tax per night for a standard room.  Hot breakfast buffet is included.  Suites may also be reserved at a reduced rate based on hotel availability.  This rate assumes up to 2 adults per room.  An occupancy fee of $10 for each additional adult may apply.

Cut off date: March 31, 2018