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How To Choose Fluid Couplings Parts

When it comes to ensuring that conveyors are working effectively and efficiently, there are many moving parts that need to be working in sync. A fluid coupling is a key component. Specifically, fluid couplings are hydrodynamic devices that work to transmit rotating mechanical energy between the likes of axes or drive shafts. They serve several […]

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ISO 9001:2015 Certification Received!

We are excited and proud to have recently met requirements to receive an ISO 9001:2015 certification on September 20, 2018 from Intertek. The certification is applicable to the Design, Manufacture, Rebuild and Distribute Conveyor Equipment and Parts. We had several reasons to pursue the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certification: We recently completed a year long process of […]

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10 Sand & Gravel Conveyor Replacement Parts That Can Boost Efficiency

Conveyor systems play a vital role in many markets and industries, however, they often vary by the material they’re being used to transport and the various demands that they’re required to meet. This is especially true when it comes to conveyor systems in the sand and gravel field. When you work with such a demanding […]

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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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West River To Be Featured On World’s Greatest!

West River Conveyors will be featured on an upcoming television show called “World’s Greatest!” The show, that airs on the ION Network, is dedicated to bringing viewers informative, educational and entertaining television focusing on the world’s greatest destinations, products and companies. West River was approached in the fall of 2015 about appearing on the show […]

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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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