Independence, KS

Manufacturing - Engine Management

Our Independence, Kansas facility is dedicated to manufacturing state-of-the-art engine management components through vertically integrated and lean manufacturing techniques.

With 357,000 square feet of space, the Independence facility produces a wide variety of automotive electronics and electromechanical tools including sensors, controllers, switches, regulators and other ignition components. SMP’s engine management division produces products to be distributed to the original equipment and original equipment service market channels as well as the traditional aftermarket, industrial, marine and heavy-duty markets. This expansive facility provides complete engineering and R&D support along with an exhaustive testing operation. The facility is proudly IATF 16949 and ISO 14001 (environmental) certified. Our engineering group utilizes CAD/CAE/CASE tools to create and implement cutting-edge designs.

We make a vigilant effort throughout our plant to recycle fluids, metals and any other reusable materials. We recycle all oil, paper, steel, precious metals and corrugated materials. We also have a wastewater treatment area for our plate and paint departments.