Smith Electric Service to Continue as Subsidiary of ACCO

PASADENA, Calif., June 27, 2019 – ACCO Engineered Systems (ACCO) announced another key acquisition in the Central Coast of California construction and facility service markets today. Smith Electric Service, also known as Smith Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing (Smith MEP), an established and respected specialty contractor based in Santa Maria, Calif. joins ACCO effective immediately.

“The Central Coast has long been an interest to ACCO,” said Ken Westphal, Chief Growth Officer for ACCO Engineered Systems. “Smith MEP is a perfect addition to our geographic coverage and complements our Northern and Southern California operations.”

This move creates significant added resources and capabilities that will directly benefit customers in the market. By joining ACCO, Smith MEP gains the advantage of ACCO’s significant design, project delivery, and financial resources.

“We are looking forward to what this means for the Smith team,” said Michael Brannon, Smith MEP. “ACCO is a company we have looked up to due to what they have done in the Western U.S., and is an example of how a good company treats their customers and their people. It is a good fit for us culturally and will allow for us to grow the Smith brand.”


ACCO is an employee-owned company dedicated to the design, fabrication, installation, maintenance and service of commercial and industrial HVAC, refrigeration, plumbing, process piping, electrical, and building automation systems. Since 1934, ACCO has grown to be the largest and most experienced mechanical contracting firm based in the Western U.S., and among the top five nationwide. ACCO offers complete in-house engineering, fabrication, installation, commissioning and facility service capabilities. This integrated delivery system provides customers with the most practical, cost effective solutions for their particular mechanical and control system requirements. ACCO is licensed in the states of Arizona, California, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington.