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Sep 3, 2020

How Our Bridge Law Drawings Help Customers

When it comes to how much weight you can haul on how many axles legally, each North American state and province has different bridge laws. In places like South Dakota...


Jul 14, 2020

Meet the Team: Gerred Zeising

SmithCo Side Dump Trailers is an industry leader because of the hard work of our knowledgeable and dedicated employees.


Jun 30, 2020

Side Dump Trailer History

Over the past 25 years, SmithCo’s innovative side dump trailer solutions have helped companies find an alternative to costly end dump trailer tip overs.

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May 28, 2020

Dual Hauling with Side Dump Trailers

Dual hauling side dump trailers have become a popular option over the years for many industries due to their increased payload capacity.

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Apr 28, 2020

Fix It at SmithCo’s Side Dump Trailer Repair Shop

From DOT inspections and tub extensions to tarp systems and wet kits, SmithCo’s trailer repair shop exists to keep customers hauling safely.

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Apr 16, 2020

Meet the Team: Duane Myears

SmithCo Side Dump Trailers is an industry leader because of the hard work of our knowledgeable and dedicated employees. Our “Meet the Team” series spotlights a member of our staff...

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Apr 2, 2020

SmithCo Exhibits Side Dump Trailers at Conexpo 2020

Last month, SmithCo traveled to Las Vegas, Nevada to attend CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 (ConExpo), North America’s largest construction equipment trade show.

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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

The SmithCo Painting Process

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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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 customization, all SmithCo trailers...

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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 first started...

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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, from...


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 side-dump...

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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. Side...

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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 moved...

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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 and service, warranty,...

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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 peace...

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Jul 10, 2019

Meet the Team: Scott Lovell

There are many things that set SmithCo apart from other side dump manufacturers. One important thing is the quality and experience of our workforce. No company has engineered or produced...

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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...