SMITH INDUSTRIAL GROUP 

 

 

 

 

Professional Manufacturer Representation

Proudly Serving the Great Lakes Region

Customer Driven | Solutions Based | Result Oriented | Professional Culture

These are the cornerstones of resources along with dynamic synergies that make up the Smith Industrial Group advantage.
 
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ABOUT US

Smith Industrial Group Inc. was established in 2005 by Charles R. Smith. Charlie was an employee for 18 years at Western Reserve Industrial Sales  (WRISCO).  WRISCO, a well-established PTRA member, was in business for 30 years before being purchased by Smith.

Smith Industrial Group now provides their Principle Manufacturers with sales coverage in the Great Lakes Region providing comprehensive, professional and industry knowledge. The sales team, with 117 years combined industry experience, are all direct employees of Smith Industrial Group. Smith Industrial Group does not employ any sub-contracted sales personnel or join their efforts with other agencies for extended sales coverage.

Integrity, Accountability and Measured Results along with Dynamic Synergies are the cornerstone of the Smith Industrial Group advantage.

 Industries served:

* Primary Metals                                                              * Pulp/Paper

* OEM-Machinery                                                            * OEM-Conveyor

* Bulk Material Handling                                               * Bulk transfer

* Mining                                                                                * Industrial Sealing

* Food Processing                                                           * Power Generation

* Waster Water/ Environmental                                * Natural Gas

* Fluid Power

Smith Industrial Group provides the industry expertise for these markets with our comprehensive knowledge in Bearing, Power Transmission, Bulk Material Handling, Industrial Rubber Products and related applications.

The Smith Industrial Group Advantage includes:

  • Detailed communications with manufacturers and customers

  • Industry specific approach to proactive new business development

  • Annual business planning and forecasting

  • Mutual goals and objectives with our manufacturers

 

  TEAM MEMBERS  

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CHAUNCEY PARKER

Chauncey is our most recent addition.  He attended Montcalm Community College and has over 7 years industrial outside sales experience.  Chauncey resides in Stanton, MI.  His territory responsibility is Western Michigan.

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Dustin is the latest addition to our sales team. 

He is a graduate of Ivy Tech with a degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology.  Dustin has an extensive background in our industry, he was previously Product Manager and Sales Engineer with Miether Bearing.  Dustin resides in Westfield, IN.  His territory responsibility is Southern Indiana

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Customer Driven | Solutions Based | Result Oriented | Professional Culture 
These are the cornerstones of resources along with dynamic synergies that make up the Smith Industrial Group advantage.

CHARLIE SMITH, CPMR
PRESIDENT

Prior to the acquisition of the WRISCO Sales Agency, Charlie actively covered portions of Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, and Upstate New York. Charlie was an 18 year employee of the agency with the last 5 years as Sales Manager. Charlie continues to cover this territory today for Smith Industrial Group. Education – Graduate of the University of Akron.  Charlie is an active member with AIST and GEAPS.

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MICHAEL SMITH, CSP, CPMR
VICE PRESIDENT

Michael served 6 years in the United States Air National Guard while attending the Community College of the Air Force. Michael is also a graduate of West Liberty State College and resides in Chester, WV. His territory responsibility is the entire state of West Virginia,  Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio.

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DOUG POROPAT

Doug has 12 years with Neff Engineering and recently with industrial distribution. Doug is a graduate of Mott Community College and resides in Clarkston, Michigan.  His territory responsibility Eastern Michigan and Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

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DAVE ROWLAND

Dave has 12 years experience with Habasit Belt as Key Account Mgr.  Education – BA in Marketing from Mercer University and received his MBA in Marketing from Georgia State University.  Dave resides in Florence, KY.  His territory responsibility is Kentucky and Southwest Ohio.

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TOM SMITH

Over 20 years of sales experience in several industries. Education – Attended the University of Akron, Graduated Stark Tech College.  Tom resides in Akron, Oh.  His territory responsibility is Northwest Ohio and Central Ohio.

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PATRICK HUNSBERGER, CSP

Patrick joined Smith Industrial Group in June 2017. Education – recently attended Indiana University-South Bend. GEAPS – Kansas State, Material Handling Program. Patrick resides in South Bend, IN and is an active  member of GEAPS.  His territory responsibility is Northern Illinois and Northern Indiana.

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RUSS SAJOVIE, CSP

Russ  joined Smith Industrial Group in January 2018.  Russ is a recent graduate from Akron University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Russ resides in Cleveland, OH and is an active member of AIST.  His territory responsibility is Northeast Ohio (OEM)  and Upstate New York.  

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LISA SMITH

Lisa joined the organization in 2005 as the Administrator. Education – Graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh

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MARCY KHALIL

Marcy joined the organization in October 2018 as our Sales Coordinator.  She is a graduate of Kent State University

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DUSTIN LUKE

Industries Served

Smith Industrial Group - Exceeding Your Expectations

 
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BULK MATERIAL HANDLING

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BEARING

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POWER TRANSMISSION

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INDUSTRIAL SEALING &  INDUSTRIAL RUBBER PRODUCTS

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Customer Driven | Solutions Based | Result Oriented | Professional Culture 
These are the cornerstones of resources along with dynamic synergies that make up the Smith Industrial Group advantage.

 

ASSOCIATIONS and MEMBERS of

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MANUFACTURERS' AGENTS NATIONAL ASSOCIATION

POWER-MOTION TECHNOLOGY REPRESENTATIVES ASSOCIATION

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MANUFACTURERS' REPRESENTATIVES EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION

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ASSOCIATION FOR IRON & STEEL TECHNOLOGY

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GRAIN ELEVATOR AND PROCESSING SOCIETY

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