Corporate News

  • SMP Solves OE Wire Terminal Design Problem

    March 2009

    SMP Wire & Cable Division has engineered a new style wire terminal that has solved a stubborn OE problem. The OEM customer had developed a serious problem with specific high volume ignition wire leads that were part of their assembly process.

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  • New Applications for Innovative Wire Terminal

    March 2009

    SMP Wire & Cable Division has expanded the applications for its innovative dual direction locking terminal to cover three import makes and ten models. 

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  • SMP Prototypes Low-Emission Diesel Injector

    March 2009

    SMP fuel system developers have re-engineered a regular gasoline fuel injector for use in diesel applications in an effort to help lower harmful diesel emissions. 

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  • Helps Develop HVAC System for HUMVEE

    March 2009

    As the result of past success engineering an enhanced A/C system on the military HUMVEE where the required body armor (used in theatres around the world) led to extreme inside temperatures, SMP has been involved from the outset in the HVAC design for the ‘next generation’ military vehicle. 

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  • SMP Develops Hybrid Component

    March 2009

    SMP is currently developing the next generation Hybrid Battery Cooling Motor for use on heavy-duty hybrid vehicles. This motor will be manufactured in SMP’s Unimotor facility in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada.

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  • SMP Introduces Intermotor Genuine Import Parts to the US

    January 2009

    SMP brings genuine Intermotor, their trusted international import engine management brand, to the United States. The move is designed help SMP customers address their import needs in this complex and competitive market segment. 

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  • SMP Pioneers Injector For Alternative Fuels

    October 2008

    SMP has developed a CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) compatible fuel injector in our Greenville, SC fuel injection facility. This injector allows an engine to run on compressed natural gas thus decreasing our dependence on foreign oil and reducing green house emissions.

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  • SMP Advances Category Management

    October 2008

    SMP Leads the way in Category Management for the automotive Aftermarket.

    SMP has taken a leadership role pioneering the aftermarket in classic category management with a focused team dedicated to this specific market channel science. 

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