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About

Small Motor Service, a Gladstone business institution with a rich history, has been a cornerstone in the local community since its inception. Established on Dawson Hwy, near the present-day Feed Barn Gladstone, the business took root in 1972. In a pivotal move, the original proprietors, Max and Coral Marxsen, acquired a plot of land at 75 Hanson Road, relocating Small Motor Service to the bustling Hanson Road Precinct.

Fast forward to 2001, when Maurice Paterson assumed ownership, ushering in an era marked by a commitment to quality products and exceptional service. Today, Small Motor Service stands as a testament to decades of dedication and reliability in meeting the diverse needs of its customers.

In October 2023, a new chapter began as the custodianship of this great establishment was entrusted to Jeff Zawila. Embracing the responsibility with enthusiasm, Jeff and his team are eager to uphold and build upon the legacy crafted by Max, Coral, and Maurice. Small Motor Service is not just a business; it's a commitment to the community, a legacy of trust, and a symbol of reliability.

At Small Motor Service, the mission is clear - to provide quality products coupled with outstanding service. 

The values of integrity, customer satisfaction, and community engagement are woven into the fabric of every interaction. Whether it's the extensive range of products, the expert knowledge of the dedicated team, or the unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction, Small Motor Service strives to exceed expectations.

Jeff (aka Zoo) is dedicated to fostering innovation, embracing technology, and ensuring that Small Motor Service remains at the forefront of industry standards. This commitment extends beyond business transactions; it's about nurturing relationships and contributing meaningfully to the local community.

Small Motor Service looks to the future with a blend of tradition and innovation, acknowledging its roots while embracing the opportunities of today. With a steadfast focus on quality, service, and community, Small Motor Service invites customers to be a part of its journey, knowing that the legacy of excellence continues to evolve under new ownership.

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