Elevate Advanced Manufacturing

Apache, Inc.

Cedar Rapids, IA



Apache provides innovative products and solutions to customers worldwide in diverse industries such as recycling, agriculture, food processing, energy, and road construction.  We think globally and act locally to deliver the best quality conveyor belting, industrial hose, and related products anytime and anywhere it’s needed by the OEMs and distributors we serve.   We blaze new trails to find fresh ideas, knowing we are the industry source for products, knowledge, and inspiration.




Apache is widely recognized across the US for the variety and quality of our hose, belting, custom fabrications, onsite belt services, and consumer products.  Our products are available nationwide through our network of distributor, dealer, and retail customers, or sold directly to OEMs.

Impacts & Awards

As a 100% employee-owned company since 1985, Apache employees are uniquely invested in the company’s success, building a stronger and more cohesive team. Having an Employee Stock Ownership Plan allows employees to share in the growth and prosperity of the company, while providing an opportunity to accumulate retirement savings at no cost to them. Employee participants are encouraged to better understand our business and how what we do as individuals contributes to the whole - we are one team pulling together to be successful!

As the recipient of several ESOP association awards, Apache has gained recognition for communication with employees and involvement in company related events.  The employee-owners of Apache also firmly believe in giving back to the communities where they conduct business, encouraging volunteer involvement and support of organizations like the United Way, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Junior Achievement, and the MDA.

Apache is an active member of a number of significant industry associations, including NIBA (The Belting Association), NAHAD (The Association for Hose & Accessories Distribution), PTDA (Power Transmission Distributors Association), and GFA (Gasket Fabricators Association).


Careers & Opportunities


Working for Apache: Through acquisitions and strategic alignment of resources, Apache has grown significantly over the last several years and regularly seeks to add production, technical, sales, administration and management talent to our team.  We offer a positive, family-feeling working environment where employees know they contribute to the success of our global company.


In addition,  Apache offers highly competitive wages and a generous benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance plans; company-paid life, short-term and long-term disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 401(k); PTO; and company contributions to the employee stock ownership plan, just to name a few.


Training Incentives: Apache University is a program offers employees at all levels of the organization opportunities to gain and enhance job skills to assist them in current and future opportunities. Tuition reimbursement is available, through an Apache employee program that offers support for Associate’s through Master’s degree level education.  Apache works with Iowa community colleges to provide certification opportunities, as well as on-going job training and education for employees throughout the company.