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  • Motion Industries Announces Agreement to Acquire Apache Inc.

    October 19, 2017

    Birmingham, Alabama – October 19, 2017 Motion Industries, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Apache, Inc., headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Execution of the transaction will occur on November 1, 2017. Founded in 1963, Apache offers over 50...  Read more »

  • AG Belt to Exhibit Baler Belts and More at the 2014 Farm Progress Show

    August 5, 2014

    Des Moines, Iowa - August 5, 2014 AG Belt will be exhibiting at the 2014 Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa. The Des Moines-based company is a manufacturer and wholesale distributor of round hay baler belts and related supplies. While historically AG Belt's focus has been servicing manufacturers and their aftermarket dealer networks, they h...  Read more »

  • AG Belt Spliceless Baler Belt Design Wins AE50 Award

    January 22, 2014

    Des Moines, Iowa - January 22, 2014 AG Belt, a division of Apache Inc., has been awarded an AE50 Award for innovation within agriculture by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE). Each year the ASABE sponsors the AE50 awards program which celebrates product innovations in the areas of agricultural, food, an...  Read more »

  • AG Belt is Featured Exhibitor at Farm Progress Show & Husker Harvest Days

    April 19, 2013

    Des Moines, Iowa - April 19, 2013 AG Belt has confirmed its participation in the 2013 Farm Progress Show and Husker Harvest Days. The Iowa based company is a wholesale distributor of round hay baler belts and will be a featured exhibitor at the annual shows. This will mark the first time in the company's 40-year history that they have exhib...  Read more »

  • Apache Inc. Completes Acquisition of AG Belt

    April 1, 2010

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa - April 1, 2010 Apache Hose & Belting, Inc. continued its expansion in the agricultural belting market with the purchase of a Des Moines company. The Cedar Rapids-based manufacturer and distributor of fabricated belting products, conveyor belting and industrial and retail hose products acquired Ag Belt, Inc. on March 31,...  Read more »