SMS Equipment Inc.

SMS Equipment Inc.

May 19, 2011 08:01 ET

Largest Komatsu Dealer in Canada, SMS Equipment Launches Western Canada Recruitment Road Show

ACHESON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 19, 2011) - SMS Equipment will be recruiting welders and heavy equipment technicians at over 50 events across Western Canada. The recruitment road show will kick off in Acheson, AB on May 24, 2011 and is expected to run until late November. Tour stops will include community events, career fairs, trade shows and open houses. The Road Show will focus on attracting hundreds of new and qualified applicants to a fast growing team. Some high profile events that the Road Show will attend are the Edmonton Indy, Fort McMurray Oil Sands Trade Show, St. Albert Kinsmen Rainmaker Rodeo and the Pacific Construction Equipment Show. Events have been scheduled for Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.

The Mobile Showroom is the most unique and dynamic element of the Recruitment Road Show; a fully interactive and engaging exhibit that will allow Human Resources team members to recruit applicants on-site. "Human Resources and Branch Ambassadors have teamed up to reach out to prospective Heavy Equipment Technicians and Welders interested in a career at SMS Equipment. The Road Show initiative allows prospective employees meet SMS face-to-face at various locations across Western Canada" said Kerry Veldhuis, Vice-President of Human Resources.

About SMS Equipment Inc. - SMS Equipment is one of Canada's leading providers of equipment solutions and services for the construction, forestry, mining, and utility industries. To help customers meet their needs, SMS has established strategic alliances with suppliers around the world. The company head office is based in Acheson, AB, near Edmonton. SMS Equipment is a full-line distributor of heavy industrial equipment and also offers a variety of services through more than 40 branches located throughout Canada including Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador, Northwest Territories, and Yukon.

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