Founded in 1994, SmithCo Manufacturing emerged from Lawton, Iowa native Greg Smith’s desire to design a side dump trailer that would meet the Federal Bridge Formula, eliminate dangerous and expensive end dump trailer tip-over and increase efficiencies and revenues in the construction industries.
SmithCo side dump production began in Le Mars, Iowa, in 1994. The first year had a total production of three trailers with three employees. After less than four years, SmithCo was producing more than 250 trailers a year.
Operations moved into our current factory in November 1999. At full production capacity, SmithCo has the ability to produce more than 1000 trailers a year, enabling the business to increase annual production by more than 300 percent from the previous facility.
Today, SmithCo produces more side dump trailers and more side dump trailer models than anybody in the industry. Our success is credited to our passion for unequaled quality, custom design solutions, and industry leading service. SmithCo side dump trailers serve a wide variety of markets including road and building contractors, aggregate producers, agriculture, demolition, governmental bodies, waste handling & environmental clean-up and erosion control.
Our commitment to quality is evidenced by consistently achieving the highest resale values in the industry and our trailers have and always will be the leader in side dump technology.