All posts by Grant Mitchell


Year 1992

Designed and produced axles for the company’s own production of trailers and semi-trailers, as well as for distribution to our customers

Invested in China by registering an affiliate and joint venture company. All business in China was handled by Changchun Sammitr Motors Co., Ltd. (CCSMM), which is fully owned subsidiary of the company.

Sammitr Australia SMM Steel Canopies

SMM Steel Canopies

Sammitr (SMM) Steel Canopies are produced using the same way manufacturing processes as the motor vehicle industry. This means SMM Steel canopies come to Australia with a host of additional features such as increased strength, interior lining, central locking and more.

All SMM Canopies carry a three year limited warranty provided by Sammitr (Australia) Pty Ltd.

SMM Canopies are available Australia wide and you can use our online “Canopy Configurator” to browse the canopy range or the “Where to buy” page to find your nearest SMM Canopy dealer.

Vehicle Canopy Configurator
Where To Buy

Sammitr’s unique “Vanishing Edge” design blends the canopy to your vehicle, and provides a better seal against dust and water ingress.

SMM Products in Australia

At SMM we have moved past the unreliability of fibreglass and plastics to deliver you a range of steel canopies that are known for their strong, durable, lightweight, safety and environmentally friendly properties. You can trust our 50 years of automotive industry experience, knowing that our range of steel canopies are made with the most up-to-date manufacturing processes that mimic that of an automotive vehicle.

We understand the importance of durability, safety and comfort. All of our canopies are manufactured from high quality automotive steel and are designed for maximum strength and toughness. We stock a great range of 4×4 accessories, so you can fit out your vehicle with a top-to-bottom solution for both commercial and recreational use.

We also offer a range of exclusively designed SMM by Milford Roof Racks. With three different roof rack models designed specifically to fit SMM canopies, you have tailored solutions for carrying your load. Our roof racks provide high load capabilities, are lightweight and aerodynamic. Our fully integrated optional Sliding Floor brings the contents of your ute to within easy reach.

For more information about our great range of products, please call 03 9706 7194 or visit our Pro Shop at 10 Greens Road, Dandenong South.


Year 1986

Obtained the Industry Ministry’s approval for the assembly of modified vehicles

Signed a contract on technical collaboration for die design and production with the Toyota Auto Body Co., Ltd., Japan