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Q&A With Joe Street & JB Roulett — Owners of WRC!

When did you start the company and business? JB: 1981 Joe: This is the story I always tell – there was an auction at this little conveyor company on the Levisa River at Oakwood. JB and I went to the auction and purchased everything for $118,000 in 1981. Then JB and I looked at each […]

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WRC Reps Travel To Colombia, South America For International Expansion

Company representatives Joe Street and Pete Savage recently traveled to Bogota, Colombia, South America for a week-long trip focused on generating further international business relationships. The trip, that ran from November 28-December 5 and was put together by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, involved several companies from across the state of Virginia interested in increasing […]

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WRC Wins Manufacturer Of The Year Award!

West River Conveyors & Machinery Company was presented with the 2015 Manufacturer of the Year Award Thursday evening, September 24 at the Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing’s annual dinner and awards gala. This award recognizes significant industry accomplishments as they positively impact the community. The award is based on product development, growth, entrepreneurial leadership, innovation, […]

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West River Partners With Applied Industrial Technologies In Canada To Sell Conveyor Equipment!

Recently, West River Conveyors partnered with Applied Industrial Technologies in Canada to sell conveyor equipment into the Canadian mining market. The partnership, which began a few months ago, has turned into some new business already. Applied, who already has an existing customer base in Canada, sold a custom-designed belt storage unit to one of their […]

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View “World’s Greatest!…” TV Show Here Featuring West River!

Episode 225 of “World’s Greatest!…” has been added to their website HERE. This is a great video to learn about the Products & Services offered by West River Conveyors.

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WRC Heads to 21st Biennial Bluefield Coal Show Next Week!

Next week on September 16-18, West River Conveyors heads to the 21st Biennial Bluefield Coal Show at the Brushfork Armory in Bluefield, West Virginia. This show is the most premier show in the eastern United States featuring a comprehensive display of coal equipment, products, services, technology and safety developments. Attended by the BEST coal operators, […]

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Virginia’s 9th Congressional District Congressman Visits WRC Today!

Virginia’s 9th Congressional District Congressman Morgan Griffith paid a visit to West River Conveyors today. Congressman Griffith came by to meet our employees and answer tough questions from the group. Congressman Griffith addressed issues important those of us in Southwest Virginia including the economy, EPA regulations, the Affordable Healthcare Act, and more. He was very […]

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