Our History

The "Lay's" name is known for providing mining and other industries quality service and workmanship since 1953.

In 1996, "Lay's Mining Service, Inc." (LMS) was established purchasing Lay's Manufacturing's Mount Vernon, Illinois based production facility. Within the facility, we continue to specialize in Sheave and Drum manufacturing and remanufacting servicing the world with quality products.

Sheave and Drum repairs and manufacturing is not a sideline with us, it's our specialty supported by over a century of accumulated knowledge behind every part we produce.

Our goal is to continue offering superior new and repaired parts, to continually improve our capabilites to meet our customer's demands, to provide prompt, professional, and courteous service, to esablish long term relationships with each of our customers, and remain in the forefront of sheave and drum manufacturing technology.