About Smithson & Associates

Smithson & Associates was founded in 1983 and incorporated in the state of Minnesota. Our mission is to get to know our customers, understand their test requirements, designs and propose the best solutions to run the best test possible. We bring industry-leading manufacturers from the shock and vibration industry with their knowledge and expertise. The customers’ needs are, and have always been our first priority and we are dedicated to our customers’ successes.

Please don’t hesitate to contact Steve or Joe if there is an application you would like to discuss or if we can be of service to you in the future.

Steve Smithson

has been employed by Sperry Vickers and Information Displays Divisions and by MTS Systems Corporation. Steve holds a BSME from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Arizona State University. He has published two papers on ESS and HALT/HASS that appeared in the 1990 and 1991 Proceedings of the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology. The August/September 2004 issue of TEST Engineering & Management carried his article Fatigue Metrics for HALT, HASS & More.

Joe Smithson

has been in front of customers for over 15 years in various industries and brings that dedication to Smithson & Associates. Joe brings over a decade of mechanical background and an application based mentality. He holds a degree in Applied Economics from the University of Minnesota.