Without good people and loyal employees, no business can survive. Midwest Bale Ties is proud to have hardworking loyal team members at each and every level of our business. From our upper management to our service and production team members, each and every MWBT employee is dedicated to giving our customers the highest quality product and service available.


John Kendricks

Our founding member and avid golfer John treats his staff and customers as though they have been with him since the start. Working mainly with our production and executive teams, John embodies the positive attitude and loyalty we at Midwest Bale Ties hope to convey to each and every one of our new and existing customers. With over 40 years of experience, we are proud to grow the business he started, with him steering the ship as we strive to move forward each and every day.

Sam Haslam

With over 30 years in the steel industry Sam has extensive experience in production, quality control, and shipping and receiving. A true family man, Sam treats every employee like one of his own and works diligently to make sure we put out the best quality product possible for every customer. As the head of our production and shipping teams, Sam prides himself on organization and efficiency.

Jason Ramsey

The junior member of our management team, Jason comes to Midwest after 12 years in the Aerospace Industry and has extensive experience in mechanical engineering. A proud graduate of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Jason brings a true problem-solving mentality to every facet of our business and organizes our constant flow of raw material. Jason is also the champion of our day-to-day operations and strives every day to take our business to the next level.


With over 45 years’ experience, our production team works tirelessly to ensure that the quality of our products is second to none. No order is too large or small for our operators to tackle, and they make adjustments on the fly daily. Without the hard work and loyalty from this team, MWBT would not be able to consistently meet and often exceed our customers’ expectations.


Founded on January 1, 1999, by former MidStates Wire employees, Midwest Bale Ties is an American family owned and operated manufacturer of single looped bale ties, baler wire, and custom wire products.


Without great people, it would be impossible to do what we do. Starting with our management team and ending with our loyal operators, each member of our team plays an important role in bringing quality products to our growing customer base.


With over 35,000 square feet of dry storage, two delivery trucks and a heavy-duty machine shop, our facility allows us to provide quality products in a timely and dependable manner.


At Midwest Bale Ties, our mission is to supply top-quality wire products and flexible wire solutions to each end every customer through superior communication and service.