News - Industry

December 12th, 2011

SMS Equipment chooses Wright Tool as preferred hand tool supplier

On Monday,  Acheson, Alberta-based SMS Equipment announced that they have chosen Wright Tool as their preferred supplier of hand tools for internal usage.  As a result of the partnership, the two companies hope to develop a direct sales relationship that will offer Wright Tool products to SMS customers.

“The Wright Tool product is recognized for its quality and Wright is recognized as a company that is focused on safety. We look forward to making this product available to our customers,” said SMS Equipment, Inc.’s Vice President of Parts and Service, Lindon Petty Jr. “It’s a perfect partnership,” Wright Tool’s Director of Business Development, Ty Smith. “The values of both companies align and we’ll both benefit.”

SMS is a Canadian company who provides heavy equipment services and solutions across the country in various industries including construction, forestry and mining.  Currently, the company is one of the largest Komatsu dealers in the world and boasts over 40 locations across Canada. Wright Tool is based in Barberton, Ohio and manufactures  heavy-duty performance tools for the industrial, contractor and MRO markets.  All of their products are manufactured in the United States.