Smiley Monroe Ltd

Smiley Monroe Ltd

From our HQ in Northern Ireland, UK, we’ve grown to become the leading global producer of Endless Conveyor Belts and Custom Cut Parts for the materials processing equipment manufacturing sector. Last year we produced 250 miles of Endless Conveyor Belts and 235,783 Custom Rubber parts to OEMs globally. We serve 7 equipment segments: crushing, screening, recycling, washing, environmental, bulk material handling and road construction. We’re committed to lean manufacturing, research and development and continuous improvement. As a family run business we’ve come a long way since we were founded in 1979 to supply conveyor belt for local quarries. Today, we export to over 40 countries across every continent except Antarctica.

Company details

Head Office & Production Facility, 23 Ferguson Drive, Knockmore Hill Industrial Park , Lisburn , Northern Ireland BT28 2EX United Kingdom

Locations Served

Business Type:
Manufacturer
Industry Type:
Manufacturing, Other
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

OUR STORY

There have been many significant waypoints during the past 37 years as we endeavoured to grow the business into what it has become today. Below are a few of those key moments in our company’s history.

Company Founded

Smiley & Monroe founded by Mark Smiley and Vaughan Monroe

1979

Begin manufacturing synthetic screening media

1984

First exports to Great Britain for the quarry sector

1986

First export to USA of our industrial rubber products

1997

Achieve ISO 9001 Quality Management accreditation

2000

$1.5 million investment in new purpose-built facility

2002

Achieve OHSAS 18001 Health & Safety accreditation

2006

In-house conveyor belt testing lab opens

2007

$500,000 investment in custom cutting & belt splicing equipment

2008

Smiley Monroe India launches in Hosur

2012

$1 million investment in new global distribution Hub

2014

Future Growth

Smiley Monroe USA sales office opening 2017 to be closer to our North American customers