Corporate Initiatives

Digital Tools Eliminate Need for Printed Buyers Guides

In the spring of 2017, Standard Motor Products made the decision to significantly reduce its printed buyers guides. With the launch of its Interactive Buyers Guides for its Standard®, BWD®, and Four Seasons® brands, SMP was able to deliver key product information in a much more environmentally friendly manner. You can view the digital tools for Standard, BWD, and Four Seasons

3D Printing Helps Eliminate Manufacturing Waste

Standard Motor Products has recently begun replacing traditionally CNC Machined parts with 3D Printed alternatives. Within the last three years, we have reduced lead time by up to 70% and costs by up to 90% while reducing manufacturing waste. SMP's streamlined process was profiled by software company Xometry. 

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SMP Introduces Alternative Energies Division

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As we celebrate our 100th year in business, we understand the meaning of business sustainability and stride to lead the way towards more efficient and environmentally safer solutions in the Transportation, Industrial and Power Generation industries. Our Alternative Energies initiative leverages years of automotive experience and expertise to develop products suitable for cleaner burning fuels or electric vehicles. Our mission is to deliver solutions to our customers that meets or exceeds customer and regulatory requirements while having a positive impact on the environment and fuel independence. You can learn more about our initative at smpae.com.