2017 GEAPS Exchange—Record Turnout

2017 GEAPS Exchange—Record Turnout

KANSAS CITY, Missouri—May 15, 2017—The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) recently held their annual industry show, the GEAPS Exchange, in Kansas City, Missouri. Hosted at the Kansas City Convention Center, a 270,000 sq. ft. event space in Bartle Hall, the event broke a GEAPS Exchange all-time record for participation—with 3,589 attendees and 438 exhibitors.

GEAPS Expo 2017

The GEAPS Exchange gives companies the opportunity to preview new equipment, solutions, and suppliers once a year.  Companies come from all across the U.S. for food, fun, networking, and 40 hours of training programs offered by the organization.

“GEAPS offers its members great resources and training, as well as exposure to new grain processing technology,” said Rick Gerling, Regional Manager at IBT.

IBT Industrial Solutions displayed a comprehensive suite of industrial products, services, and solutions designed specifically for the grain industry.  “We continue to refine and expand our offerings specific for the grain industry,” said Tim West, the Industrial Rubber Products Group Director for IBT.

GEAPS Exchange 2017 Logo

Gerling agreed, and added that IBT is bringing new ideas and solutions to a very established business that’s been around for centuries.  “As a company and a solutions provider, we enjoy talking to grain folks about what we can do to grow and improve their business,” he said.

About the GEAPS Foundation

The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) is committed to being the top knowledge resource for grain handling industry operations.  They offer educational programs, annual industry exchanges, and networking events for members to discover new solutions to their business challenges.  GEAPS is run completely by grain industry professionals.  Visit www.geaps.com.

About IBT Industrial Solutions

IBT Industrial Solutions is a leading, full-service industrial supplier. Since 1949, IBT has been helping customers maintain efficient, productive, and safe workplace facilities through quality industrial MRO supplies, products, and services. Top-notch industrial expertise and superior customer service set IBT apart. IBT has nearly 40 stocking locations throughout the United States and is headquartered in the Kansas City suburb of Merriam, Kansas.  Visit www.ibtinc.com.


Want to learn more about IBT’s industrial grain products and solutions?

Contact Tim West, IRPG Group Director at IBT, at (913) 261-2181 or twest@ibtinc.com.



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