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USA
1-800-638-6788
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CANADA
1-800-510-3802
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INTERNATIONAL
1-613-962-3411

 

For more than a century Stephens-Adamson has been known for providing only the highest quality components in the conveying industry. But we realize our customers expect more from us. Stephens-Adamson's goal is to offer our customers more than just the best products and service. We are striving to provide a level of professionalism beyond our customers' expectations.

At Stephens-Adamson we learned a long time ago that our customers need involvement, responsiveness, credibility and follow-through. That is the reason why, no matter how much we grow or how technically advanced we become, the main focus of Stephens-Adamson continues to be on customer service.

 

A brief history of Stephens-Adamson

  • 2001 Introduced the new range of Century Series Idlers.
    Launched a new brochure featuring Stephens-Adamson's wide range of idlers. S-A's 100th anniversary. Becomes a member of the Metso Minerals family of companies.
  • 2000 Introduced the Energy Saving Idler (ESI) and Super Energy Saving Idler (Super ESI).
  • 1999 Introduced the Belt Conductor Training System.
  • 1998 Became a member of the Svedala Conveying Division.
  • 1997 Introduced the Return Roll Guard.
  • 1994 Began marketing Polyethylene Sleeved Rolls.
  • 1993 Introduced the "CEMA C" Sealed Idler line to the American market.
  • 1989 Svedala Industries acquires Stephens-Adamson from Allis Chalmers.
  • 1983 Introduced the Torque-Master Holdback line.
  • 1976 Introduced the "Cema B" Sealed Idler.
  • 1975 Introduced the 3000 Series Ball Bearing Idler to the Canadian market.
  • 1974 Bulk materials handling operations sold to Allis Chalmers.
  • 1972 Designed and patented the Synchro-Lube Regreasable Idler.
  • 1969 Stephens-Adamson was acquired by Borg Warner.
  • 1962 Designed and patented the exclusive Curve Crown Pulley. Shortly after, created the Squeeze-Lock Hub.
  • 1960 Company was operating seven plants in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia. Recognized as a market leader in the marine market for self unloading bulk cargo vessels.
  • 1958 Opened a manufacturing plant in Clarksdale, Mississippi to produce idlers, pulleys, and hoods.
  • 1953 Designed and patented the first spring-type belt cleaner.
  • 1950 Developed Speedwalk and Speedramp to make up the world's first moving sidewalk for use in airports, sports stadiums, shopping centers, and theme parks.
  • 1938 Established the Sealmaster Bearing line.
  • 1927 Opened a wholly-owned subsidiary in Belleville, Ontario Canada.
  • 1920 Opened a second plant in Los Angeles, California to serve the western market.
  • 1911 Introduced the first anti-friction belt conveyor idler. Established Stephens-Adamson as a leader in the belt conveyor industry.
  • 1905 Added pulleys, clutches, plain bearings, sprockets, wheels, and chains to the product line.
  • 1901 Stephens-Adamson (S-A) was founded in Aurora, Illinois (U.S.A.) by W. W. Stephens and F. G. Adamson to manufacture belt conveyor elevators, screens, and power transmissions.

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