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Mar 20, 2020

Trade-In for a New SmithCo Side Dump

Whether you’re moving up to a new model, or no longer need your current trailer, SmithCo can help you navigate through the used side dump trailer trade-in process.

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Mar 2, 2020

Painting Your SmithCo Side Dump Trailer

You can trust that SmithCo side dump trailers are built the right way, from start to finish. One of the last steps in manufacturing a side dump trailer is the…

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Feb 13, 2020

Industry Spotlight: Mine Trailers

SmithCo mine trailers have been used in the mining industry for many years because of their superior stability, faster cycle times, and easier unloading capabilities. At first, transportation and…

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Jan 21, 2020

Custom Side Dump Trailers for Any Application

SmithCo side dump trailers can be customized for any application. From mining to construction to agriculture, there’s nothing a custom side dump trailer can’t haul. Before…

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Jan 9, 2020

Meet the Team: Jim Verros

I joined SmithCo in 1998. Since then, I have been working specifically with side dumps, but have been involved in the trailer industry my entire career. I…

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Dec 6, 2019

How Many Axles Should My Side Dump Trailer Have?

Choosing the right number of side dump axles is crucial to the trailer design process. At SmithCo, we want to make the best side dump trailer, plain and simple,…


Nov 26, 2019

How to Pick the Right Size Side Dump

At SmithCo, we work closely with customers during the ordering process to ensure that the trailer we build will perfectly suit their needs. Choosing the correct size for a…

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Nov 7, 2019

SmithCo Engineers Design More Side Dumps Than Anyone

SmithCo engineers design more side dump trailers than anyone. The reason is simple: we can customize trailers for whatever and wherever you haul – to exactly meet your needs. …

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Oct 23, 2019

If There’s a Leak, It’s Not a SmithCo Side Dump—Our Watertight Design

At SmithCo, we understand that customers have a wide variety of materials to haul in our equipment. From liquids to solids and everything in between, whatever needs to be…

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Oct 9, 2019

Meet the Team: Chad Oldenkamp

Since starting here at SmithCo, I’ve come to have a hand in a lot of facets of the business. My role as a manager extends to parts…


Sep 23, 2019

Haul More with One Trailer: Versatile SmithCo Agriculture Side Dumps

At SmithCo, when customers talk, we listen. That’s how our agriculture side dump trailers were developed. We heard agricultural customers saying they wanted one trailer to haul a variety…

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Jul 31, 2019

From Our Facility to Your Job Site: Taking Pride in Your Success

Purchasing a new trailer is a decision that isn’t made lightly. It’s a large investment, and we know that. That’s why—unlike other trailer manufacturers—SmithCo takes great care to offer…

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Jul 10, 2019

Meet the Team: Scott Lovell

SmithCo understands better than most that to attain the standing of the industry leader in side dump trailers, it starts with our employees. Our “Meet the Team” series…


Jun 26, 2019

Industry Spotlight: Construction Trailers

For 25 years, SmithCo has been designing and producing innovative side dump construction trailers for a variety of industries and specific applications. Our construction customers primarily work in the…

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Jun 7, 2019

Welcome to the SmithCo Side Dump Trailer Blog

The SmithCo side dump trailer blog will be your go-to source for staying up to date on the latest news and projects we’re involved in, as well as what sets…

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Jun 7, 2019

Why SmithCo? Superior Trailer Manufacturing, For Starters

There are many reasons why customers choose SmithCo side dump trailers over other products on the market. Our passion for advanced engineering and innovation is one—we’re constantly striving to stay…

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Jun 7, 2019

Wonder What It’s Like to Drive a Side Dump Trailer? American Truck Simulator Has You Covered

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to drive one of SmithCo’s high-quality, durable side dump trailers? Thanks to American Truck Simulator, now you can—well, sort of. Released in…