SM Components Ltd, Ireland’s leading supplier of bespoke components and services to the transport, industrial, agricultural and marine industries, has today (Thursday 17th May) announced its appointment as the exclusive country-wide distributor and partner to McPhee Mixers. McPhee Mixers is well-established as one of the leading UK suppliers of bespoke concrete mixers and associated products to the construction and quarrying industry.
The partnership with McPhee Mixers will expand the range of products SM Components can provide its existing customers in Ireland, North and South, as well as opening up new opportunities for growth. Based in Mallusk, Co Antrim, SM Components focus is on offering customers a range of innovative, affordable solutions including aluminium products such as fuel and oil tanks, hydraulics, automatic lubrication, sheeting systems and bulk discharge equipment. SM Components highly skilled and experienced staff offer sales, installation and repair services and it has a fully stocked warehouse containing globally sourced premier products and components to meet its customers’ requirements.
SM Components will work closely with McPhee Mixers to deliver solutions that meet the specific needs of its customers. McPhee Mixers designs, manufactures and supplies its mixers from its headquarters in Blantyre, Glasgow. It offers customers, including some of the largest multinational businesses in the construction and aggregate industry, a unique product range of mixers tailored to their requirements.
The partnership with McPhee Mixers is another step in the growth of SM Components, formed in 2012 by Seamus Hanna and which quickly established itself as Ireland’s leading supplier of bespoke aluminium components for the commercial vehicle industry, through its relationship with UK-based SB Components. The business has continued to expand and now includes distribution agreements with several blue-chip industry brands.
SB Components and McPhee Mixers are both owned by private equity company, Elaghmore Partners. They form part of Elaghmore’s Total Vehicle Solutions Group which also includes Priden Engineering.
Seamus Hanna, Director, SM Components, said: “Our partnership with McPhee Mixers expands the range of products and solutions we can offer our customers across the whole of Ireland. McPhee Mixers is another great addition to our portfolio. We aim to provide cost-effective solutions of the highest quality standards and technology in the marketplace. McPhee Mixers falls firmly into this category and has a long history of success within the construction transport industry and a track record of innovation. We are delighted to be associated with them.”
Commenting on the partnership, Brinsley McFarlane, Managing Director, McPhee Mixers, said: “The success of McPhee Mixers is built on the high-quality of our products and customer service. We have built outstanding levels of customer retention with some relationships stretching more than three decades. SM Components shares this same commitment and approach to its customers which was vital for us when deciding to partner with them. We are excited about the opportunity to grow the presence of McPhee Mixers in Ireland, North and South through this relationship.”