BARBERTON, OHIO – January 2012 – Wright Tool is partnering with SMS Equipment for its maintenance and assembly needs. SMS Equipment, located in Alberta, Canada, chose Wright Tool, based in Barberton, Ohio, as its preferred hand tool supplier for internal use. The companies also plan to establish a direct sales relationship to offer Wright Tool products to SMS Equipment customers.
Both companies operate with the common philosophy of offering solutions to their customers.
SMS Equipment is currently one of the world’s largest Komatsu dealerships and supplies contractors in the mining, construction, utility and forestry industries.
“SMS Equipment is very proud of our newly formed partnership with Wright Tool,” said Lindon Petty Jr., vice president of parts and service at SMS Equipment, Inc. “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.”
Privately held, Wright Tool offers the flexibility that SMS Equipment requires for its wide variety of product offerings, most of which will be from Wright Tool’s metric options. Wright Tool has the ability to create customized sets for SMS Equipment’s mechanics.
“It’s a perfect partnership,” said Ty Smith, director of business development for Wright Tool. “The values of both companies align and we’ll both benefit.”