Don Smith started the business with a heavy emphasis on grocery store display fixtures. Initial products included Eurotables and other produce-based merchandisers.
First CMS Product was designed
This product became one of our most popular items which we sold thousands of. This unit was designed to create a high and low presentation for all volume products. Our product line has continually grown over the years and we’ve since designed several products that offer this same presentation.CMS Produce Displays
Purchased first truck to supply freight
Shipping to companies from California to New York, CMS began to offer its own shipping services. Having our own fleet of trucks, we were able to provide on-time delivery service for our customers.
CMS purchases first building
CMS expanded into its first building in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This building allowed for us to have more space for warehousing, manufacturing, and business development.
Expansion into wine and bakery departments
During the late nineties, CMS began to diversify into new markets. After years of improving produce departments, CMS began manufacturing bakery and wine fixtures for use in supermarkets, cafés, bakeries and wineries.
Executive VP, Michael Smith comes on board
After several years of working in sales at UPS, Michael Smith joined the CMS team. Throughout the years, Michael has provided excellence and leadership in areas such as sales, business development, and marketing.
CMS expands to new building
With the exciting rise in business, CMS built its new headquarters in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Associated Builders and Contractors recognized CMS for excellence in merit shop construction.
CMS purchases 2 CNC machines
To assist with the drastic increase in business, CMS purchased these highly technical machines to help improve manufacturing productivity and efficiency.
Popular Frontier Orchard Bin designed
Our engineering team wanted to create a high-quality design that provides maximum functionality for all products. Today, we’ve sold thousands of Frontier Orchard Bins to customers around the globe.Frontier Orchard Bin
CMS diversifies into different markets
Since specializing in supermarket display fixtures, CMS felt both comfortable and confident in trying new markets like hospitals, bars, restaurants, cafes, and even schools. Since 2013, CMS has helped design numerous projects at schools, hospitals, and other retail environments from coast-to-coast.Project Gallery
President of CMS, Don Smith
Thank you to all of our customers for your continued business and affiliation over the years. Our team at CMS appreciates the relationships you’ve provided us with and the loyalty we’ve gained!