• MB Kit Name

    MB Kit Systems
    Same Company,
    More Value

    MB Kit Systems Inc. discontinued
    the item North America name on
    March 1, 2017. There will be no change in
    ownership, management, or employees.
    The company’s address and facilities
    remain the same.
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  • Safety

    A Perfect Fit
    For Your Unique
    Application

    Safety Guarding projects are approached
    with your specific requirements in mind.
    Selecting from a wide range of safety
    components, accessories, and panel
    material we have the ability to quickly
    design & build the perfect solution for
    your application. Read more...
  • Material Handling

    Mechanical
    Structures
    in Motion

    MB Kit Systems Inc. adds value by inte-
    grating material handling capabilities into
    manufacturing structures and workflows
    to create mechanical solutions for your
    application. Read more...
  • Machine Building

    The Original
    Machine Building
    System

    item International’s Machine Building
    System has become the international
    standard for manufacturing equipment
    and machine solutions. See how MB
    Kit System Inc. has become experts
    designing and building the manufacturing
    machines of tomorrow. Read more...
  • Linear Motion

    Simple Linears,
    Simple Solutions

    From light duty to heavy duty, with travel
    of a few inches to over one hundred feet,
    and loads of a few ounces to thousands
    of pounds, MB Kit Systems engineers
    use item’s best-suited components to
    design a mechanical solution for your
    precise application. Read more...
  • TPS

    Innovative TPS
    "Stair Landing
    System"

    A whole new way to look at your elevated
    workspace, mezzanines, work platforms
    or inspection areas in factories,
    manufacturing facilities, automation cells or
    assembly operations. Read more...

Industry Partnerships & Rockwell Automation

MB Kit Systems has been in Rockwell Automation's Encompass Product Partner Program since 2010. Rockwell’s Encompass Program is a network of trusted companies that work together to develop comprehensive solutions for a wide range of industries. As a Rockwell Encompass partner, you can be confident that MB Kit Systems is able to provide Rockwell Automation-compatible hardware products, with proven interoperability to ensure satisfaction.

Together with Rockwell Automation partners, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of automation products and services.

Rockwell Automation Encompass Product Partner
 
Motion Control Association
 
Society of Manufacturing Engineers

 

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MB Kit System careers

Join the MB Kit Systems Team

MB Kit Systems is a growing company located in Akron, Ohio. We are always accepting applications for personable mechanical engineers and sales team members. If you are interested in applying, please submit a completed resume and cover letter below.

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JOB OPENINGS

 

Inside Sales Representative

Searching for an Inside Sales Representative to join our sales team to develop and grow existing customer relationships. We are looking for an individual with at least 3 years of sales experience using enterprise resource planning (ERP) software. Daily responsibilities include customer communication through phone & email for product education, quoting, order processing, working with key accounts, and project management.

The key responsibility for this position is to develop and maintain customer relationships through product education, quoting, order processing, and project management. Traits for a successful candidate include excellent communication and computer skills, as well as the ability to manage multiple projects. All applicants must be self-motivated and able to work both independently and within a collaborative environment.

Job Requirements:

  • 3 – 5 Years of experience with sales using an ERP system.
  • Mechanical Aptitude - Gathering technical information from catalogs and other resources to answer a variety of questions.
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills to provide quick responses to questions, provide product information, and make recommendations.
  • Proficient in computer applications including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Customer Centric - Ability to understand customer needs to match products and service solutions.
  • BA/BS degree or college  equivalent
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics and Salesforce a plus.


Sales Support Representative

Searching for a Sales Support Representative to join our sales team to manage and grow existing customer relationships. Daily responsibilities include customer communication through phone & email for product education, quoting, order processing, and project management.

The key responsibility for this position is to develop and maintain customer relationships through product education, quoting, order processing, and project management. Attributes for a successful candidate include excellent communication and computer skills, as well as the ability to manage multiple projects. All applicants must be self-motivated and able to work both independently and within a collaborative environment.

Job Requirements:

  • Mechanical Aptitude - Gathering technical information from catalogs and other resources to answer a variety of questions.
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills to provide quick responses to questions, provide product information, and make recommendations.
  • Proficient in computer applications including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Customer Centric - Ability to understand customer needs to match products and service solutions.
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics and Salesforce a plus.

 

 

 

 

 
MB Kit Systems' sales team can assist with your most complex custom mechanical solutions

Sales Team Focused on Customer Service

MB Kit Systems has a reputation for excellent customer service. Our experienced sales team and expert engineering group work together to ensure our customers get the most accurate information fast. We pride ourselves with fast turnaround times and maintaining constant updates throughout the quoting, construction, and shipping stages of each project.

MB Kit Systems’ sales team has access to informational material, brochures and technical data on all of the products within item’s Machine Buiding Kit System. Additionally, our sales team manages each order and project, providing you with an easy single point of contact. Investments in technology enable us to offer proactive notifications with automatic shipping confirmation emails to ensure you know when your order has shipped, how it’s shipped, and when it’s going to arrive.

In addition to our experienced sales team, we ensure a high level of service by maintaining a large stock of our most popular materials. With in-house machining, mesh and panel processing, and a large area dedicated to assembly, we specialize in high-priority and time-sensitive solutions.

With customer service a top priority, our goal is to add value to every project we contribute to by leveraging technology to ensure accurate, relevant, and comprehensive communication. If you need an immediate answer, update, or have a general inquiry... never hesitate to contact us for an immediate reply!

For more information, call 888-729-4500 or fill out our form

 

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Extruded aluminum engineering services

Complimentary Expert Engineering Services

MB Kit Systems’ in-house engineering group has developed a level of expertise in designing mechanical solutions from item’s aluminum extrusion profiles that is unparalleled in the United States. With over five decades of collective experience, our engineering group has collaborated with distributors, end users, and original equipment manufacturers on a wide array of extruded aluminum projects, such as linear actuators, machine bases and frames, material handling applications -- including assembly lines and conveyors, and custom material handling carts -- industrial workbenches, special application enclosuresmachine safety hard guarding and work mezzanines, stairs and platforms.

With experience across a wide range of industries and an even wider array of applications, we have built thousands of customized extruded aluminum mechanical solutions for dynamic and structural projects utilizing proven design techniques. Using the most recent version of Solid Edge, our engineers are able to provide detailed approval drawings and dynamic Adobe 3D .pdf models that don’t require CAD software to view.

Our specialty is working on linear actuator applications and dynamic projects. By utilizing item’s belt-driven linear actuator components, we can design versatile and robust mechanical systems. From light duty to heavy duty, with travel of a few inches to over 100 feet, and loads of a few ounces to thousands of pounds, MB Kit Systems’ engineers use item’s high-quality components to design a precise mechanical solution for your exact application. We also design applications utilizing item’s ball screw actuators up to 110 inches in length, available with 5- and 20-pitch screw.

Take advantage of MB Kit Systems' expert engineering team with no-cost engineering services for your next aluminum extrusion project.

For more information, call 888-729-4500 or fill out our form.

 

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MB Kit Systems in Akron, Ohio

About MB Kit Systems Inc.

For us, it started in October of 1996, when MB Kit Systems’ founders decided to leave item Industrietechnik GmbH in Solingen, Germany, to start a new life in the United States. Having been with item International since 1976, MB Kit Systems was founded with a strong understanding of item’s high quality extruded aluminum framing system. Akron, Ohio, was decided on as the location to start MB Kit Systems Inc. Today, MB Kit Systems is the largest U.S. developer of extruded aluminum framing applications using item extrusion profiles and components.

MB Kit Systems utilizes the high-quality Machine Building Kit System of item International to design and construct extruded aluminum mechanical solutions, including linear actuators, material handling systems and machinery for a wide range of industrial applications. Compared to other extruded aluminum framing systems, the differences in aluminum extrusion quality are obvious from a side-by-side comparison, but the advantages go far beyond aesthetics. The high straightness tolerance and precision of the item extruded aluminum profiles enable us to design and build impressive custom linear actuators from off the shelf components.

At MB Kit Systems, we understand the benefits of utilizing the high-quality item Machine Building Kit System. The versatility of the modular, extruded aluminum framing system has its own inherent advantages by enabling engineers to easily alter and revise a machine design or process. The range of more than 300 item lightweight aluminum profiles and thousands of accessories enable our engineering group to select the most appropriate components for each application.

Our engineers specialize in dynamic applications; designing belt-driven linear actuators with travel from a few inches to over 100 feet. We also build ball screw actuators up to 110 inches in length, available with 5- and 20-pitch screw. In addition to linear motion systems, we are experts in robust structures, sub-structures, machine bases, machine frames, material handling applications -- including assembly lines and material handling carts -- industrial workbenches, special application enclosures, machine safety hard guarding and custom mezzanines, work stairs and platforms.

item’s high-quality Machine Building Kit System is not the only value you get from working with MB Kit Systems. Additionally we offer no-cost engineering services, as well as an experienced sales team with customer service as a first priority.  Our team works closely with distributors, end users, and original equipment manufacturers to design extruded aluminum linear motion systems, machinery and framing solutions using the most appropriate aluminum profiles and other components available.

Learn more about item's extruded aluminum framing system, its diverse line of t-slotted aluminum profiles and the t-slot nuts and fasteners that enable easy assembly of a wide variety of mechanical solutions. 

For more information, call 888-729-4500 or fill out our form.

 

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