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Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America (SMA) Donates $38,000 to the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore


Founded in 1981, the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore ensures that our communities’ members receive healthy meals. The Foodbank serves thousands of meals to individuals on an annual basis throughout the Coastal Virginia area. They serve the most vulnerable members of our community—the elderly, the disabled, and families.

November 21, 2016

Interview with Ronald J. Smith, President & CEO of SMA

We sat down with Mr. Smith to ask him why the company was able to withstand the Great Recession (even expanding facilities during the tough times), why it has stayed so committed to its people and why it's been able to vigorously differentiate itself from the competition with continuous innovation.

April 21, 2016


Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America (SMA), part of Sumitomo Drive Technologies, hosts Kick-Off Manufacturing Mentor Meeting at Chesapeake, VA Headquarters.

On February 25th, Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America (SMA) hosted the Kick-Off Manufacturing Mentor Meeting at our headquarters in Chesapeake, VA. Twenty seven high school students toured our facility to experience manufacturing career options firsthand.

March 22, 2016


Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America Celebrates 50th Anniversary

At the Chesapeake, Virginia Headquarters, Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America (SMA) Hosts Local and International Guests at the 50th Anniversary Celebration

June 13, 2016


Updated BBB4 Offers Efficiency and Optimization for Screw Conveyor Drives

Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America (SMA) features the updated Screw Conveyor Drive with added Technical Support and after-market Product Support.

May 6, 2016


Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America Gears Up for Manufacturing Day

Throughout September and October, Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America (SMA), prepares to celebrate Manufacturing Day across its facilities.

September 20, 2016


Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America Selects James D. Solomon, VP & CFO as Next CEO

Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America, part of Sumitomo Drive Technologies, announced James D. Solomon as the corporation’s next President & Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Solomon, who currently serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will succeed Ronald J. Smith, President & CEO, on January 1, 2017.

July 8, 2016


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