Sparks Belting Company, a Grand Rapids based conveyor belt manufacturer and supplier, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mitch Mittlestadt as President. In this role, he will work to support the company’s continued growth and development.
Mittlestadt is a seasoned industrial distribution executive with extensive experience in delivering organic growth through new market development, e-commerce technologies, new product introductions and driving best-in-class field service capabilities. He brings over 25 years of experience to Sparks. Most recently, he was the General Manager of Distribution Services at Professional Plumbing Group. Prior to that, Mitch worked at both Imperial Supplies and Grainger.
In his experience, Mittlestadt has helped to launch Grainger’s first e-commerce marketplace as well as developed business and marketing strategies for a leading fleet-focused distribution company that provided the company with significant growth. His positive attitude and leadership skills will enhance Sparks Belting’s commitment to providing quality, innovative products to the marketplace with a customer first approach.
Sparks Belting Company is owned by JSJ Corporation, a family owned holding company with a diversified portfolio of businesses involved in manufacturing, distribution and engineered services.