Midwest Industrial Rubber Acquires Atlanta Belting Company

Midwest Industrial Rubber announced the acquisition of another staple business in the belting industry, the Atlanta Belting Company.

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Midwest Industrial Rubber (MIR), a value-added supplier of lightweight conveyor belting and related components, is excited to announce the acquisition of another staple business in the belting industry, the Atlanta Belting Company (“ABCo”).

This is MIR’s fifth acquisition in 11 months, adding four additional branches, increasing MIR’s nationwide footprint to 28 total locations.

ABCo provides a wide range of custom belting for multiple industries including food production, recycling, industrial manufacturing, construction, and product handling. Based in Atlanta, GA, ABCo has been a recognized brand in the belting industry for nearly 100 years. ABCo currently operates four full-service facilities throughout the South East United States.


  • Atlanta Belting Company – Atlanta, GA
  • Florida Belting Company – Orlando, FL
  • Piedmont Belting Company – Kernersville, NC
  • Tennessee Belting Company – Memphis, TN

“This is a very strategic acquisition for us in the South East and broadens our reach and capabilities in the region,” Brian McSharry, CEO/President stated. “The four branches of Atlanta Belting align to our strategic mission of being close to our customers”.

“We very much welcome all the employees of ABCo to MIR and we wish Ernest and Teresa Key much happiness and good health in retirement.”

Paul Hamilton, COO of ABCo, commented “In MIR we have found a partner that allows our team to join a world class distributor of conveyor belting and associated products who are growing rapidly and for good reason, they are the best in the business.”

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