Services

Repair and Maintenance Programs

Our Repair And Maintenance Programs guarantees you a fixed long term maintenance cost that assures peace of mind so you can effectively concentrate on your core business.The agreement allows you to have a predetermined forecast operating cost on your machine fleet over a particular time frame.

Depending on your business objectives, your agreement can include all major and minor parts and components, lubricants, PMs and much more.

Preventative Maintenance Programs (PMs)

Keeping your equipment in good running order through an effective and professional planned maintenance program, mobile lube unit, actually costs less over the life of your equipment.

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Get it Custom

Wherever there's a challenge in the heavy equipment industry, you'll find the SMS Equipment custom manufacturing team.

SMS' special product capabilities range from:

  • Converting off-highway dump vehicles into water trucks
  • Building a 500 ton tilt head press
  • Building mobile power hoists which remove wheel motors from large trucks
  • Rigging machines for the forestry, oilfield and other industries
  • Designing and building custom truck boxes and buckets

And more...

Hose Manufacturing

In order to provide superior parts support for our Hydraulic Mining Shovel customers, SMS in partnership with Komatsu Mining Germany has two Eaton hydraulic hose manufacturing centres; one in Edmonton and the second in Fort McMurray. These centres supply all Eaton hoses to various branches across Canada, dramatically improving restock times while reducing freight costs.

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Custom truck box in fast forward
GoPro time lapse of a custom truck box fabrication at the Acheson branch. At SMS Equipment, we understand what our customer requires and we work intimately with our customers to design and fabricate a truck body that meets their payload requirements, while maximizing the usable life of the body.

Truck Body Manufacturing

Since the early 1980’s, SMS Equipment has been assisting our customers to achieve their desired haul truck body life cycle and payload goals. SMS has manufactured and assembled rock, iron ore, oil sands, and coal bodies ranging from 120 ton to 400 ton payload.

Over the past 30 years, SMS has become very proficient at mastering the sensitive balance of duty cycle and payload. Having fabricated well over 500 truck bodies starting from high-grade abrasion resistant plate steel, our customers recognize SMS’s expertise and not only purchase SMS fabricated replacement truck bodies, but also pursue SMS to remanufacture, and manufacture, their other branded bodies.

  • Designed, engineered, and fabricated in Canada by SMS Equipment
  • Local support by SMS qualified and experienced personnel
  • Custom design according to specific customer requirements
  • Optimum engineering via state-of-the-art 3D design software and finite element analysis (FEA)
  • Komatsu approved for capacity, payload, balance, and safety



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Remanufacturing

SMS Equipment is an industry leader in component remanufacturing. We pride ourselves in providing a "Best in Class" remanufactured product to the end users. Our certified Journeypersons utilize lean methodology and an in-depth Quality Management System to ensure that our remanufactured components meet strict OEM specifications. Primary focuses include:

  • Electrical Rotating Apparatus
  • Engines, Powertrains, and Suspensions
  • Hydraulic Components

Our specialized Remanufacturing Division features the best in Komatsu factory trained technicians, modern facilities, precision tooling, and full in-house machining capabilities. With direct OEM and factory support, we are continually striving towards product improvements which lower total owning and operating costs. Regular customer focus groups are held to get end user feedback to ensure that we focus on improvements in products where customers will see the most value. SMS Equipment stocks over 250 million dollars in parts inventory to ensure that the parts are available for all remanufacturing jobs when required. Also, a stock of over 63 million dollars in exchange component inventory is ready to aid our customers in reducing equipment downtimes and inventory overheads. With various pricing options including flat rate pricing and actual cost of repair pricing, we work to ensure that we meet the customers preferred invoicing needs.

Acheson Reman Facility Virtual Tour

Electrical Rotating Apparatus:

This highly specialized department is a leader in the electric driven haul truck business and electrical driven powertrains. SMS has all the processes captured in-house including testing, dynamic balancing, machining, rewind of electric drive components, remanufacturing of rotor assemblies, and vacuum pressure impregnation (VPI) which results in tighter quality control and turnaround times.

 

Engines, Powertrains, and Suspensions:  

SMS Equipment performs remanufacturing on Komatsu and Cummins engines. We also remanufacture all powertrain components including transmissions, torque converters, PTO’s, final drives, steering clutches, differentials, axle assemblies, and corner suspension groups.

 

Hydraulics:

Komatsu is the world leader in hydraulic excavator technology and reliability, which brings SMS Hydraulic Reman department to the forefront.

Being a global leader in hydraulic excavator technology is driven to all facets of our hydraulic remanufacturing department. The expertise of our Certified Journeypersons and our engineering abilities are leveraged throughout the complete remanufacturing process of hydraulic pumps, motors, cylinders, control valves, brakes, and accumulators.

SMS designed hydraulic test benches, cylinder benches, and tooling is all part of our commitment to ensuring we meet world-leading benchmarks.

 

Non-Komatsu Equipment?

All SMS sold equipment supported by our remanufacturing division, including Komatsu, Wirtgen, and Sandvik. We also provide remanufacturing expertise for equipment not sold by SMS such as Caterpillar, Hitachi, Bosch Rexroth, Marion, Bucyrus, Siemens, etc. We maintain strategic alliances with key business partners to ensure the availability of parts and technical information for all non-Komatsu equipment.

*All manufacturers names, numbers, symbols, and descriptions are used for reference purposes only and do not imply the parts listed are the products of the manufacturers.

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Welding

SMS Equipment offers an industry leading welding service’s support program.

We provide a welding service team that has the experience, expertise, engineering resources and factory resources to meet the industry's challenges. Here are just some of the things we are capable of:

  • General welding repairs at our shop locations and in the field
  • Managing and implementing dragline and mining shovel welding repairs
  • Performing welding maintenance procedures and inspections
  • Bucket and (truck) boxes welding repairs as well as overhauling, including installation of overlay and line boring
  • Field welding procedures and welders for assembly of large equipment including buckets and truck boxes
  • Rental trailers for any size shutdown are also available

SMS Equipment is dedicated to providing you with the best possible welding support services in the industry. 

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