Phoenix Conveyor Belt Systems launches in NAFTA

by MM&D Online Staff

FAIRLAWN, Ohio—On January 30, international automotive supplier and industrial partner Continental concluded its acquisition of the U.S. industrial rubber company Veyance Technologies Inc, of Fairlawn, Ohio. The Goodyear Engineered Products Conveyor Belt mining brand, in the North American region, is now branded Phoenix Conveyor Belt Systems.

The new business will be an important part of the global Phoenix conveyor belt portfolio.

“Phoenix has always been a pioneer and industry leader in the development and manufacture of conveyor belts, bringing over 100 years worth of experience to the market,” said Bret Hall, who oversees the mining business in the NAFTA region. “The company is recognized worldwide as a specialist in providing customized solutions for highly complex applications. We are now joining forces with Veyance’s Conveyor Belt Mining business which has also been in the mining industry for 100 years.”

Phoenix has produced conveyor belts, that include world records such as the strongest belts, both textile and steel cord, the steepest overland, and the world’s heaviest belt. The brand serves the worldwide bulk material handling industry from international production facilities.

Phoenix Conveyor Belt Systems GmbH is a global technology leader for the design and production of tailor-made conveyor belt systems for the mining sector and other industries. Headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, it is is an international group company that is more than 150 years old. Since 2005 the brand is part of international automotive supplier and industrial partner Continental. In addition to further locations in Germany, Phoenix is present in India, China as well as in the NAFTA region.