SMS Equipment Inc.

SMS Equipment Inc.

December 12, 2011 09:00 ET

SMS Equipment Selects Wright Tool as Preferred Hand Tool Supplier

ACHESON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Dec. 12, 2011) - SMS Equipment chooses Wright Tool as its preferred hand tool supplier for internal use. The companies also plan to establish a direct sales relationship to offer Wright Tool products to SMS Equipment customers.

"The Wright Tool product is recognized for its quality and Wright is recognized as a company that is focused on safety. We look forward to making this product available to our customers." said Lindon Petty Jr., Vice President of Parts and Service at SMS Equipment, Inc.

"It's a perfect partnership," said Ty Smith, Director of Business Development for Wright Tool. "The values of both companies align and we'll both benefit." Privately held, Wright Tool offers the flexibility that SMS Equipment requires for its wide variety of product offerings, most of which will be from Wright Tool's metric options.

About Wright Tool - Wright Tool manufactures a complete line of more than 4,000 professional-grade hand tools for the industrial, contractor, and MRO markets. All Wright-manufactured products are U.S. made and carry lifetime guarantees against defects in workmanship. The company is committed to perfecting performance. Wright Tool is located at One Wright Drive, P.O. Box 512, Barberton, OH 44203. Phone: 800-321-2902. Fax: 800-543-2095. E-mail: sales@wrighttool.com. Web site: www.wrighttool.com.

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. Website: www.smsequip.com

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