SMICE Int. poised to maintain first class status
Smice International is a wholly Ghanaian owned limited liability company incorporated in Ghana in 1996, and has been operating in Ghana and Nigeria, with the following objects:
• Importation, sale installation and maintenance of plant and equipment for Mining, Construction, Material Handling, Electric Power Generation.
• Importation, sale and maintenance of Motor Vehicles of all capacities.
• Provision of Engineering Services and manufacture of equipment.
• Manufacturers’ Representatives and Commission Agents.
• Petroleum Support Services.
“SMICE” is an acronym for “SERVICING MINING, INDUSTRIAL AND CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT”. Our objects of incorporation are:
To establish, nurture and grow a First Class Service Company in the Power Generation, Heavy Machinery, Automobile and other engineered products with the view of becoming a leader in the West African sub-region.
We will always Offer products that are of excellent quality and value.
Provide the best service/solutions to our customers by building relationships based on intimate understanding of each customer’s problems and needs.
Seek new growth opportunities and expand our services to cover the whole of the West African sub-region with a population of over four hundred million.
Adopt efficient management practices in order to grow steadfast and profitable businesses which give commensurate returns to the shareholders.
Build a family of highly motivated management and staff working in an environment that encourages creativity, innovation, integrity, respect and trust for each other in order to achieve their full potential
Be good corporate citizens in the markets in which we operate.
The company is owned by three Ghanaians. The shareholders are also part of the executive with the following roles Shehu Adam Wumbei, Managing Director– Nick Kyei-Baffour, Director, Operations – Amos Oppong Amankwah, Director, Commercial and Finance.
The company commenced operations at a rented premises at #42 South Industrial Area in January 1996 under very trying conditions, with above mentioned shareholders and have maintained the same partnership till today, after over 17 years of healthy and virtually seamless partnership.
Membership of business associations
A. Member of Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI).
B. Member and Board Member of American Chamber of Commerce, Ghana (AMCHAM GHANA).
C. Member of Ghana Netherlands Chamber of Commerce and Culture (GHANECC).
• Export achievment certificate for recent accomplishments in the global marketplace – 2007 by the us department of commerce
• Certificate of appreciation for achievement in trade- 2008 by the us department of commerce for creating international trade opportunities between the us and Ghana
• Recognition and appreciation by astec – 2008 for creating international trade opportunities between astec aggregate and mining group
• Best dealer of the year award 2009- astec aggregate and mining group
• Century international quality era award, gold – 2010
Smice International have ably worked as the sole distributors of several companies from the United States of America and other countries in West Africa over the past years since our incorporation. Our performance as a distributor of these first class companies has been recognised both by our principals and the U. S. Department of Commerce.
Astec Aggregate and Mining Group, U. S. A.
Telsmith, Kolberg Pioneer Inc., Johnson Crushers International, Astec Mobile Screens, Breaker Technology and Osborn Engineered. This is a Group of six world class companies manufacturing Mining, Quarry and mineral processing equipment.
We have been distributors of this group since 2004.
Our customers in the West African sub-Region in this sector have been mainly in the mining and quarry industry.
American Augers Incorporated.
This company manufactures Auger Borers and Horizontal Directional Drills for the construction and petroleum industries. We have sold several of these machines in Nigeria and a few of the smaller versions in Ghana.
Lincoln Electric Cleveland, OH U.S.A
Lincoln Electric, manufacturers of welding equipment, fume extraction Systems and consumables.
F. G. Wilson (Engineering) Limited – Caterpillar Northern Ireland Division.
FG Wilson Engineering Ltd. is wholly owned by Caterpillar Inc. of U. S. A. Located in Northern Ireland, this is the largest manufacturer of electric generators in Europe, producing 55,000 generators annually. They manufacture various sizes from 8kVA to 2500kVA electric generators for sale worldwide. Smice International has sold, installed and maintained thousands of FG Wilson generators in Ghana, most of which are still working after years of excellent service for their owners.
In this area, of business, customers of Smice are the mines, quarries, banks, factories, offices, telecom companies, construction companies, residences. These customers keep coming back to Smice International and introducing more customers owing to the excellent after-sales support that they offer.
TEREX Construction, manufacturers of construction equipment, with manufacturing facilities
in the United States and Europe. They manufacure th following equipment:
Rigd and Articulated Dump Trucks, Wheel Loaders, Backhoe Loaders, Site Dumpers, Mini
Excavators, Motor Graders.
Smice International took up dealership f this group in 2011 and have been serving the constrution sector of the Ghanaian economy. The company provides sales and follows up with aftersales incuding sale of original parts rom Terex Construction.
As part of our corporate social responsibility, we have made it our policy to regularly sponsor needy brilliant students to acquire various levels of education at secondary and tertiary educational institutions of the country. These students are not related to any of the shareholders, directors or staff of the company. We have
Sponsored three students at KNUST, Kumasi, two students at the University of Ghana, Legon, one Student at the Methodist University College and three students at the secondary level.
Currently, our two workshops in Accra and Kumasi service vehicles for customers we have sold vehicles to, as well as other customers.
We have recently acquired the latest equipment fitted at our automobile workshop that has greatly enhanced our operations in the maintenance of motor vehicles for our customers.