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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 »

  • Strategic Partnership with ScanBelt for Supply Modular Belting in North America

    September 29, 2017

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa – September 29, 2017 Apache Inc. today announced a strategic partnership with ScanBelt, adding the full suite of ScanBelt products to Apache's belt fabrication offering. This move enhances the company's current offering in heavy-duty and lightweight belting solutions to now include modular conveyor belting, accessories,...  Read more »

  • Exclusive Selling Partner for Infinity Belting Finger Scraper

    September 26, 2017

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa – September 26, 2017 Apache Inc. is now the exclusive selling partner for Infinity Belting's patented Finger Scraper System, covering both the United States and Mexico. “Apache is excited to offer a solution using proven technology, and make it available to our customers through our network of industrial distributors,”...  Read more »

  • 2016 Business 380 Excellence in Manufacturing Award

    September 8, 2016

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa – September 8, 2016 At the 2016 Business 380 Excellence Awards, Apache was selected for the Recognition award in the Manufacturing category. The final event, hosted at the Hotel at Kirkwood was attended by numerous business representatives from all throughout Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, and the surrounding communities alo...  Read more »

  • NAHAD Elects Apache Executive to Board of Directors

    May 24, 2016

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa – May 24, 2016 Kyle Gingrich, Apache vice president of operations, has been elected by the Association for Hose Accessories Distribution (NAHAD) to serve a three-year term on the organization's board of directors. During this time, Kyle will be involved with NAHAD's social cause committee, supporting efforts to ensure ...  Read more »

  • Vice President & Company Honored For Support of Iowa Guard and Reserves

    January 22, 2016

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa – January 22, 2016 Apache Inc. and Vice President of Operations Kyle Gingrich have been honored with a Patriot Award in recognition of their support of employees who serve with the Iowa Guard and Reserve. Apache Cedar Rapids Kyle Gingrich being presented the Patriot Award by the Iowa Guard and Reserve ...  Read more »

  • Promotions, Changes to Apache Organizational Structure

    January 11, 2016

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa – January 11, 2016 In response to significant company-wide growth, Apache Inc. has announced the following promotions and staff additions: Gregg Hanson has been promoted to Vice President of Sales & Marketing for the company. In this role, Hanson will assume additional responsibilities over marketing and consumer product...  Read more »

  • Iowa-based Apache Inc. Announces Acquisition of Pacific Belting Inc.

    January 6, 2016

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa – January 6, 2016 Apache Inc. announced the company's acquisition of Pacific Belting Inc. in Portland, Oregon. As part of its on-going growth initiative, the acquisition will increase the Company's reach and enhance its ability to serve customers in the western United States and Canada. “Every step our company has taken ...  Read more »