circa1906–1912

Smith & Post Company Incorporated in 1906 by T. L. Smith & P. W. Post

First Location: 32nd & Locust

In the early years, there were
3 principle products for
Smith & Post Co.:

• Symons Primary Breaker
• Rotary Screen
• Elevator Conveyor

1906–1912

circa1913–1929

Changed company name to Smith Engineering Works

Dropped the “Symons” brand & introduced the “Telsmith” brand

  • 1914: Dodge Type Jaw
  • 1915: Additional Rotary Screens & Portable Plants
  • 1919: Gravel Washer
  • 1920: Friction Drum Hoist
  • 1922: Reduction Crusher
  • 1923: Tilting Sand Tank:

1913–1929

circa1930-1939

Smith Engineering introduced a new cone crusher

Nordberg filed suit claiming it infringed on the Symons patent

  • 1930 Smith Brothers Cone Crusher
  • 1931 Jaw Crusher
  • 1936 Roll Crusher

1930-1939

circa1940-1959

New Telsmith branding campaign launched with a new logo

1940 Pennsylvania Turnpike opens and the project employed:

  • 1,100 engineers
  • 155 construction companies
  • 15,000 workers

1946: HD Inclined Scalper
1946: Vibro-King Screen
1954: Cyclone Classifier
1955: Sand Tanks
1958: “D” Style Gyrasphere

1940-1959

circa1960-1974

The Barber-Green Company acquires Smith Engineering Works & establishes the Telsmith Division of Barber-Green

  • 1962: Impact Crusher
  • 1963: Vibrating Grizzly Feeder
  • 1963: “D” Style Jaw Crusher
  • 1964: Pulsator II screen
  • 1973: Mequon Plant Opens

 

 

1960-1974

circa1975-2004

Astec Industries acquires Telsmith

  • 1987: Astec Industries Acquires Telsmith
  • 1999: 3858 Jaw with Hydraulic Clearing
  • 2000: SBS Cone Crusher
  • 2002: Iron Giant Jaw Crusher
  • 2003: Modular Plants

1975-2004

circa2005-2012

  • 2005: PA6060 Primary Andreas Impactor
  • 2005: Trac 10 and Vibro King TL Screen
  • 2005: TRAC10 SBS Cone Automation
  • 2009: Hydra-Jaw Jaw Crushers
  • 2011: Plant MCC and Complete Automation
  • 2012: T-Series Cone Crushers

 

 

2005-2012

circa2013-2018

  • 2014: Fixed in Plant Conveyors, Prefabricated Tunnels, Pan Feeders , and Portable RAP Plant
  • 2017: Cone Discharge Pan Feeder

2013-2018

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