Featured Employer: Van Gorp


Van Gorp was founded in 1933 by Franklin “Hap” Van Gorp, initially performing repairs for coal mines, rock quarries and area farmers. Van Gorp began manufacturing conveyor systems in the 1950’s. Van Gorp is now one of the largest conveyor pulley manufacturers in North America.

About Van Gorp

Van Gorp products include conveyor pulleys, shafting, rubber lagging, bearings, rollers, take-up frames, and other related material handling products. Van Gorp products are operating around the world, in gold mines of Alaska, package handling in France, in copper mines in Chile and grain handling in Russia.

Conveyor Pulley Applications


Bulk Handling

  • Construction
  • Mining
  • Dockside Transfer
  • Paper Mills
  • Sand & Gravel
  • Crushed Stone
  • Grain Handling
  • Foundries

Unit Handling

  • Package Handling
  • Warehousing
  • Airport Luggage Handling
  • Food and Beverage




    • Medical – includes Prescription Plan, Dental, Vision, Life, Supplemental Life, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability
    • 401k Retirement Plan with company match
    • Holidays – 11 paid
    • Vacation – based on length of service
    • Bereavement pay
    • Performance Based Pay Increases
    • Cross training

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