Smith Power new FPT distributor in western U.S.
By Mike Brezonick26 March 2021
FPT Industrial announced that Smith Power Products Inc., a manufacturer of power generation solutions and distributor of diesel and spark-ignited engines and other equipment and components, has been named to represent FPT in the western United States.
“FPT Industrial is pleased to welcome Smith Power Products Inc. to our distribution network in North America,” said Braden Cammauf, head of Commercial Operations for FPT Industrial North America. “Smith Power Products Inc. has the expertise we expect from a strategic business partner, but it’s their commitment to customer service that sets them apart from the competition.”
Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, Smith Power Products was established in 1965 by C.L. Smith as a distributor for General Motors Diesel, better known as Detroit Diesel. The company continued to grow under the second-generation leadership of M.B. Smith, to 11 locations, including Salt Lake City and Vernal, Utah, Boise, Idaho, Sparks and Elko, Nev., Rock Springs, Wyo., Farmington, Albuquerque and Hobbs, N.M., and Frederick, Colo., across seven states. Offering engine, powertrain and power system expertise, Smith Power covers the on-road, mining, petroleum, agriculture, power generation and manufacturing industries.
“I am excited for Smith Power Products to become part of the FPT Industrial family,” said John De La Hunt, general manager at Smith Power Products Inc. “We see great opportunities with the FPT Industrial engine line in the markets we serve.”
The FPT Industrial sales network is made up of 73 dealerships and about 800 service centers in almost 100 countries. FPT Industrial is a brand of CNH Industrial.