Hytrol Honored as IBT's Supplier of the Year

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.—Hytrol Conveyor Company was honored with the Stephen R. Cloud Supplier of the Year Award at IBT’s Direct Connect Summit on Friday, February 3, 2023. The summit is an annual event hosted by IBT whereby their sales, engineering, management, and support personnel are given the opportunity to engage with the company’s largest vendors. Over 40 companies were in attendance at this year’s summit. 

The Supplier of the Year Award is named in honor of the late Stephen R. Cloud, former CEO and father of current IBT President & CEO Jeff Cloud. IBT has been a Hytrol Integration Partner since April 3, 1969—one of the company’s longest relationships and was also celebrated during the 2022 Hytrol Convention. 

Hytrol exclusively sells material handling equipment through their Integration Partner Network. This talented group of over 150 independent businesses worldwide assist with material handling projects of all shapes and sizes.  

Chief Revenue Officer Mitch Smith said, “Hytrol takes great pride in supporting its partners. We are honored to receive this prestigious award and look forward to continuing our partnership with IBT for many years to come.” 

About Hytrol:  

Hytrol Conveyor Company Inc. is a world leader in the design and manufacturing of material handling systems for a variety of industries. Since its founding, the company has been dedicated to pushing forward the material handling industry. Hytrol is the largest conveyor manufacturer in the United States. It designs, develops, and delivers the most advanced material handling systems and includes a network of more than 100 independent businesses worldwide. The company also develops software for conveyors and warehouse management. For more information on Hytrol, visit hytrol.com.