Meet the Trainers
Track, Train, Troubleshoot for Heavyweight Belting
Territory Sales Manager - Mountain West
Shaw Almex Industries
Brad Bundy started his belting career in 2007 with a leading global conveyor belt manufacturer and is now with the Almex Group as a territory manager and supports the splice/ technical training department. He began as a field vulcanizer he has since held positions as a technical trainer, application specialist, project manager for Heavyweight belt construction and change-outs, and operational manager for two service branches in the western United States. He has performed Heavyweight belt service from 2 miles below an ocean to more than 2 miles above sea level, on belts conveying everything from prescription medication to precious metals.
Brad has conducted splice training classes in multiple countries for thousands of students and believes he is as much a student as an instructor in this industry. Brad has written and revised new and worn belt splicing and repair procedures, created industry-related tooling and his hands-on approach focuses on Safety, Quality, and Efficiency in that order.
Territory Sales Manager
Michael Hesslau has been with Flexco for 24 years. He spent nine years in Flexco’s Customer Service/Inside Sales. Then moved to the marketing department creating, writing, filming & editing Flexco training videos and as a lead instructor in Flexco’s BCP training classes.
The next eight years were spent in North America (western United States & Canada) & Asia (China, India, South East Asia) working with colleagues, distributors, and end-users performing training, troubleshooting, installation, and sales. The last five years have been spent as Territory Sales Manager for Flexco in Northern Illinois, Southern/Eastern Wisconsin, and Eastern Iowa.
Motion Industries - Motion Industries Conveyance Solutions Division
Buddy Wilson has spent his entire professional life in the belting industry. Over the past 22 years, he has worked on all sides of the belting industry, including belting and component sales, applications engineering, conveyor service operations management and international project management. Buddy especially enjoys the process of conveyor troubleshooting and optimization.
In his current role, Buddy is implementing the start-up of Motion Industries’ Birmingham Belt Shop. In addition, he also assists in developing and executing tailored conveyor belting and systems training for the organization. Buddy has authored several technical papers published in the NIBA Beltline.