Heavy Truck Suspension & Steering Systems Expert : From custom development to installation

If you manage a fleet of Class 8 vocational and heavy duty trucks—and are looking for custom-fit suspension and steering systems—you’ve come to the right place. Welcome to Simard Suspensions.

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Simard Suspensions:
A trusted name in the business for over 80 years.

With decades of innovation and engineering excellence in suspension geometry and load distribution on heavy vehicles, we go the extra mile to meet your needs and surpass your expectations.

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Experience the Simard Suspensions difference.

Superior-quality products. Unmatched reliability, durability and safety. Increased load capacity that is second to none. Rely on the one true expert in truck conversions. Rely on Simard Suspensions.

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Your time is precious!

But if you’re in the vocational trucking industry, this will definitely be the best ten minutes you spend watching a video.

John Costa, owner of Mid-Ontario Truck Centre and Steve Bates, 40 years of selling Mack Trucks, explain why Simard’s partnership has always been successful for their business.

Since 1935, Simard Suspensions is the undisputed leader in developing ahead-of-the-curve, custom-fit suspension and steering systems for heavy trucks.

No matter what type of vocational trucks you have or rugged application, our team of engineering experts will work with your truck manufacturer to design the right system to convert your fleet to boost performance, productivity—and your payload.

Need a custom-fit job? Discuss your next truck conversion project with our team.

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Simard Suspensions has a proven track record with all types of vocational trucks.

Take advantage of our long-standing ingenuity in developing suspension and steering systems for a wide range of heavy vehicles.

Custom configurations

Simard Suspensions works with leading international manufacturers to modify the original configuration of your vocational trucks based on your unique needs.

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Increase the performance and useful life of your heavy trucks.

Your heavy vehicle fleet is the most important asset your business has. Simard Suspensions develops cutting-edge solutions to help you optimize your load distribution, improve comfort, maneuverability and safety, and increase your payload like never before.

Modifying heavy trucks has never been easier.

Simard Suspensions also offers end-to-end services in modifying heavy trucks according to your specs.

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Why choose Simard Suspensions?

As truck suspensions specialists, we work closely with major heavy truck manufacturers to deliver innovative solutions based on industry standards and road regulations.

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Improved comfort, stability and maneuverability

All of Simard Suspensions’ solutions for vocational trucks give you peace of mind in terms of performance and safety.

Increased productivity and payload capacity

Our products help you to keep your bottom line in check—for the long haul.

High-caliber engineering and technical services

Our engineering capacity and technical services ensure sophisticated development and fast delivery to maximize your fleet’s uptime.

Reduced maintenance and operational costs

All of our quality products are designed to keep your fleet running optimally—all while minimizing profit-gouging maintenance costs.

Looking to increase the payload of your heavy vehicles and bring their performance to a whole new level?

What some of our clients have to say

Mike Edge-Partington

Customer Applications Engineering for Western Star Trucks

Believe it or not, we, here at Western Star nation, we receive requests to spec to specific customer requests, on which we cannot always conquer. However, we will offer/guide customers to body builders who do have the capabilities to achieve these requests. So here’s a fine example.

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Charles Fournier

Crosse, WI, Owner, Charles Fournier Camionnage Inc.

In an article in La Voix du vrac, Mr. Fournier mentioned the exceptional quality of the twin steer axle installed by Simard Suspensions’ specialists in Baie-St-Paul as well as the company’s customer service.

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Lee Roberts

Lexington, KY, Owner, Roberts Heavy Duty Towing

Before having a Simard twin steer in my fleet, I had a twin steer from the factory. The Simard one is better as for the comfort of the ride and for the handling.

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John Wilson

Aylmer, ON, Canada, Owner, Georges Wilson & Sons Excavating

John Wilson is the owner of Georges Wilson and Son Excavating and, as his father before him and his daughter today, John drives dump trucks since he is 18 years old. He can easily relate to your load transport needs and those of the trucking industry.

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Mark Bilan

Winnipeg, MB, Owner, Maxim Truck & Trailer

In January 2014 Maxim Truck & Trailer placed an order with “Simard Suspensions had to install a second steer axle onto a new International Workstar. The sales representative at Simard was very helpful and asked for our truck specification to ensure we had all the necessary features for a smooth axle install.

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Jean-Marc Tardif

Ascot Corner, Québec, Owner, Tardif Diesel

When I meet a customer who needs a twin steer truck, I know that only Simard Suspensions can get it done with the optimal load distribution, reliability and durability I’m looking for.

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John Scheller

Crosse, WI Owner, River States Truck & Trailer

Simard has made it very easy to do business with them. From the first unit, they ask the right questions, and do a good job keeping sales people out of trouble.

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