Smith Electric has struggled since at least 2012, when it failed to complete an initial stock offering. Late last year, the firm suspended truck production at its assembly plant near Kansas City International Airport because of a shortage of cash. At the time, it had 125 employees.
Smith Electric has struggled since at least 2012, when it failed to complete an initial stock offering. Late last year, the firm suspended truck production at its assembly plant near Kansas City International Airport because of a shortage of cash. At the time, it had 125 employees. File photo The Kansas City Star
Smith Electric has struggled since at least 2012, when it failed to complete an initial stock offering. Late last year, the firm suspended truck production at its assembly plant near Kansas City International Airport because of a shortage of cash. At the time, it had 125 employees. File photo The Kansas City Star

Smith Electric takes a step to become publicly traded

August 13, 2014 05:38 PM

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