SMA began in 1964 with the father-son team of Bill Hurt, Sr. and Bill
Hurt, Jr. It was a rather modest start – a smattering of farm parts on
white butcher paper spread across an old, dusty ping pong table.
Today, after more than 50 years of family ownership, SMA calls itself
America’s Ag Parts Supplier -- and with good reason.
SMA offers some 30,000 agricultural-related parts to customers across
the United States. We do this from five distribution centers
strategically-located in Jonesboro, Arkansas; Corsicana, Texas; Des
Moines, Iowa; Fresno, California; plus our newest distribution center in
And SMA’s broad geographical coverage – and our deep product line – has gotten even better.
In January 2017, SMA acquired TISCO, a market-leading distributor of
high-wear replacement parts for tractors, combines and other ag
machinery and implements. The TISCO brand encompasses some 325
suppliers and has long been known as the trusted name in tractor parts.
We believe this acquisition is a great fit for us. Among the many
positives, TISCO has a proud history as a focused, family-owned
company from its founding in 1937, until it was sold in 1999 by the
Calmenson family of Minneapolis to a corporate owner.
Obviously, the biggest positive is that SMA’s customers, which include
TISCO’s former customers, benefit from the breadth of our expanded
product offering; the efficiency of doing business with a single supplier;
improved service through expanded distribution; and more intensive
As always, you can count on us to do business The SMA Way, which
means a focus on service, responsiveness, and professionalism. Our ‘in
by 3, out today’ same-day shipping, seasonal promotions, and
competitive across-the- board pricing make us the go-to supplier for
customers nationwide. We also take pride in our reputation for fair
dealing, which customers and suppliers always appreciate.
Thank you for the opportunity to serve your needs. We welcome any comments. You can use the Customer Feedback section of our website
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