About Midwest Bale Ties Inc.

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Our Story

A small business that serves a big solution to the manufacturing of bale ties and baler wire.

Midwest Bale Ties is a family owned and operated manufacturing and wire solutions company based in Crawfordsville, Indiana. With over 150 years of combined experience in the wire industry, our team is dedicated to consistent quality, order flexibility and superior communication and service. Our staff is always able and willing to field questions, provide information and reply to any quote requests. Midwest Bale Ties considers itself a small family owned business that can facilitate reliable large-scale solutions for each and every customer.

Our core products include both baler wire and single looped bale ties in various lengths, thicknesses, and finishes. In addition, we also offer galvanized and black annealed stump wire, high tensile stump wire, flute wire, agricultural wire, and hanger wire in both standard and custom lengths and quantities. No order is too small or large, and our flexibility and service typically allow for expedited lead times.

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Our Facility

With over 35,000 square feet of dry storage and various pieces of production machinery, our facility allows us to provide our customers with a wide array of products in a vast variety of sizes. Our on-site machine shop ensures that any issues that would hinder production are taken care of in a timely manner, so we can provide our customers with the best lead times available. Whether you are looking to purchase spools of raw wire, pallets of box wire or full gaylords of single looped bale ties, Midwest Bale Ties can facilitate your request.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to provide each and every customer with the best quality product at the most reasonable price, and through superior communication and service, adapt to those customers’ needs, providing them with flexible custom solutions in a timely consultative manner.

Our Team

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 Midwest Bale Ties employee is dedicated to giving our customers the highest quality product and service available.

Jason Ramsey
President & Co-Owner

Leading the company to the next level, Jason strives daily to be on the cutting edge in the wire industry. Jason’s extensive experience in mechanical engineering and the aerospace industry, make him a well-rounded leader ready to serve any industry with their wire needs. 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 make Midwest Bale Ties the best in the industry.

John Kendricks Management and Midwest Bale Ties

John Kendrick
Management

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, and we strive to move forward each and every day.

Sam Haslam Management at Midwest Bale and Ties

Sam Haslam
Management

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.

Travis Cohee Sales Manager at Midwest Bale and Ties

Travis Cohee
Sales Manager

Travis comes to Midwest Bale Ties with over 10 years of sales and logistics experience. A business graduate of the University of Southern Indiana, Travis has spent the last 14 years living in Evansville, Indiana and is overjoyed to be back in his hometown of Crawfordsville, Indiana. He is versed in B2B sales and provides an over and beyond customer experience. Travis’s attention to detail and strong focus on quality and customer satisfaction will yield for a great expansion to our team. Travis is most looking forward to starting a direct to market sales team for our company.

Logan Marsh Account Manager at MidWest Bale Ties

Logan Marsh
Account Manager

A 2020 marketing and sales graduate from Marian University, Logan is the newest addition to the Midwest sales team. Logan brings with him prior sales experience in the payroll industry and is eager to help his customers from start to finish in each wire sale. Logan is enthusiastic, accessible and truly enjoys making connections.

Brittani Cohee
Marketing Manager

Brittani Cohee brings over a decade of marketing experience to the team at Midwest Bale Ties. A project manager of all things business and family, she understands the true meaning of getting the job done right. Brittani’s career started in real estate and has developed to a marketing consultant for multiple companies and organizations. We are fortunate to have her as our Marketing Manager, where she can blend her digital marketing expertise and knack for high-quality branding to become a change-agent for business development.

Susan Sosbe
Office Manager

When you call Midwest Bale Ties, there is a pretty good chance you will have a chat with Susan Sosbe. For the last 14 years, Susan has been meticulously managing the administrative side of our business. Susan oversees the day-to-day administrative functions of Midwest Bale Ties operations and has a strong customer service record.

Cale Hess
Intern

Midwest Bale Ties Intern by morning and Southmont High School Senior by afternoon. Cale Hess is in the work-based learning program and works for a few hours in the morning mining sales data. Cale is a natural born leader and is always thinking outside of the box. Cale is looking forward to attending Indiana State University in the Fall of 2021 to study Sales and Marketing.

Our Production Team

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, Midwest Bales Ties would not be able to consistently meet and often exceed our customers’ expectations.

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