Smith will highlight the secure sourcing and quality capabilities it provides aerospace and defense customers
Houston, TX (November 12, 2019) – Smith, a global distributor of electronic components and provider of custom supply chain services, including IT asset disposition, today announces its upcoming exhibition at DMSMS 2019. This symposium addresses diminishing manufacturing sources and material shortages in the aerospace and defense industries.
This year’s conference theme focuses on strengthening part, material, and supply chain management to improve readiness and affordability. Smith sales representatives will be present at the company’s booth, 118, to discuss how the distributor’s A&D-specific certifications, such as AS6081 and AS9120, can help support mission-critical projects. Additionally, these aerospace and defense consultants will help customers seamlessly overcome obsolescence challenges by tracking current and obsolete parts and building the necessary stock to keep supply chains active.
“Our team is excited to be exhibiting at DMSMS, the leading parts obsolescence management symposium, for the third year in a row,” said Timothy McQuade, Smith’s sales manager for its aerospace and defense business. “Building and strengthening relationships with both potential and current A&D customers are the prime foundations of Smith’s tailored aerospace and defense support.”
WHAT: DMSMS 2019
WHEN: Monday, December 2, 2019 – Thursday, December 5, 2019
WHERE: Booth 118, Phoenix Convention Center, 100 N 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Founded in 1984, Smith sources, manages, and distributes the electronic components that go into everything from mobile phones and computers to appliances and directional drilling systems. In 16 cities around the world, Smith’s legion of employees communicates in 50 languages and dialects and buys and sells components 24 hours per day, with global annual sales of $1.66 billion. Smith is always moving: helping manufacturers navigate market shifts; customizing supply chain solutions; testing components using cutting-edge technology. The support of Smith’s flexible Intelligent DistributionTM model optimizes customers’ supply chains from beginning to end, including offering customized options for IT asset disposition that deliver maximum ROI, sustainability, and security. Smith’s testing and logistics hubs in Houston, Hong Kong, and Amsterdam cover critical areas like quality management, counterfeit prevention, and environmental safety. Smith’s operations, purchasing, and sales worldwide are seamlessly integrated with the company’s global IT infrastructure, offering real-time, global inventory and logistics visibility. Smith is the leading independent distributor of electronic components and ranks number nine among all global distributors. For more information, please visit https://www.smithweb.com or reach out to a Smith representative any time of day at +1 713.430.3000.
For more information, contact:
Smith, VP of Marketing