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Smith Power Equipment, a division of Smith Mining Equipment (Pty) Ltd., is an import and distribution company representing world-wide leading brands in the specialist machinery, turf maintenance and off-road vehicle market. These products are distributed throughout South Africa by a comprehensive dealer network. Full after sales service, support and parts are provided for all our products.
Smith Turf Equipment was established in 1991 when the company bought the distribution rights in Southern Africa for The Toro Company of Minneapolis (USA). The Toro Company is the world-wide market leader in the supply of golf course maintenance machinery and has been represented in Southern Africa since 1972.
In 1997 the company acquired the distribution rights for the products of Polaris Industries, also of Minneapolis (USA).
The Polaris Division was established to market and support the sales of Polaris quads and Personal Watercraft. The company expanded the ATV division in 2002 when it acquired the distribution rights of the Linhai Power Machinery Group of Shanghai (China) for Linhai ATVís, scooters and generators. All Linhai products are currently being exported throughout the world, including the USA and Europe and are certified by the EU.
Smith Power Equipment expanded even more in 2000 when it acquired the sole distribution rights of the Kubota Corporation of Osaka, Japan, who manufactures the world-wide leading brand of small tractors, diesel engines and mowers.
In 2008 Smith Power Equipment introduced Victory Motorcycles, an offshoot of Polaris Industries in South Africa. Victory motorcycles with their powerful 100 and 106 cubic-inch Freedom V-Twin engines, are known for their high level of build quality. Smith Power Equipment then added in the Hyosung motorcycle brand to its line-up in 2009. These motorcycles are manufactured in Korea by S&T Motors since 1977 and are a popular and affordable alternative mode of transport in South Africa.
Smith Power Equipment acquired the distribution rights from the Linhai Power Machinery Group in 2002 for Linhai petrol generators and small and practical generator has become a household name in South Africa. This division expanded in 2006 with the addition of Kipor Silent and Ultra-Silent diesel generators, petrol generators and engines as well as light-towers. Kipor is well established as a global leader in the generator market and their products are being sold in more than 130 countries world-wide - Smith Power Equipment is currently the largest importer of Kipor products in South Africa.
Smith Power Equipment building in Meadowbrook