With vehicle dynamic areas, road courses, hills, mµ transitions, and a variety of other specialty surfaces, Smithers Winter Test Center is well-equipped to meet customer needs as a world-class testing facility.
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Secured Site Rental
Located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Smithers Winter Test Center encompasses over 700 acres of groomed snow and ice surfaces for winter testing. In addition to our many test surfaces, SWTC provides over 50,000 square feet of office and heated garage space. A number of these areas can be rented on a dedicated basis. Arrangements can also be made to provide secure, restricted access to areas where sensitive evaluations need to be performed.
Our Experienced Staff
Throughout the winter season, the Smithers Winter Test Center is staffed by more than 40 employees, providing 24/7 service to our customers. Nearly half of the staff has over 10 years of experience at SWTC and 15% have been with us for more than 20 years.
21105 W. M-28 Bldg #3
Brimley, MI 49715
Smithers Rapra Winter Test Center
Route 1 - M28
Raco, MI 49715-9122
Winter Season Telephone: (906) 248-5557
Winter Season Fax: (906) 248-5560
Off-Season Telephone: (330) 762-7441
Off-Season Fax: (330) 297-0038
Directions to Test Center
The SWTC is located 340 miles north of Detroit on Michigan's Upper Peninsula and approximately 30 miles (48 km) southwest of Sault Ste. Marie. From Interstate 75 (I-75) take Route 28 west through the town of Raco. Our facility will appear on the left.
For more information or to request a quote, please contact us.