Our History

Founded in 1979, based in Canada and operating across North and South America.
Arva has a long history of saving customers money by helping them achieve improved maintenance efficiency and significantly reducing downtime.
Arva has built a solid reputation on the value and reliability of its vehicles and equipment. Solutions-based design engineering, production and support. Industry-specific expertise in demanding environments. Collaborative, team-oriented customer relationships.
We build to your specs, not just our own.

Because safety is top priority.

Because downtime is too expensive.

Because maintenance should be an investment, not an expense.

Because off-the-shelf just isn’t worth it.

Because you need support you can count on.

Meet the team

Paul J. Smith

President

Shawn Smith

Vice President

Kevin Spicer

Director of Engineering

Jose Echavarria

Business Development - Latin America

Sales & Services

Wayne O’Shell

Sales Manager

Terry McQuillen

Senior Sales Consultant

Sheri Fox

Sales and Services - Parts