SMC Corporation has its roots established in Japan in 1959 and has evolved into the global leader in pneumatic technology and industrial automation with more than 12000 basic components in over 700 000 variations.
SMC offers automation solutions across the globe with manufacturing, sales and engineering staff in 83 countries. This global reach ensures SMC is in tune with trends and means it is able to find a solution to any problem. SMC’s extensive R&D and Design centres are constantly investing in the next incremental and often revolutionary benefit for its customers. The corporation has been voted one of the world’s most innovative companies in Forbes magazine Top100 for three consecutive years.
As a worldwide leading supplier of automation, SMC provides products and complete systems into industries including Car and General Manufacturing, Food, Beverage and Packaging, Mining Resource, Energy Processes, Chemical and Medical. A broad range of customisation, both dimensionally and functionally, is offered to meet unusual customer requirements.
THE RANGE INCLUDES:
– Air dryers and mist separation
– Static control equipment
– Fittings and tubing
– Air filters, regulators, and lubricators
– Solenoid valves
– Air cylinders, rotary actuators, and air grippers
– Sensors and switches
– Temperature control equipment
– Electric actuators
– Vacuum equipment
– High vacuum valves
– Chemical liquid valves
A LOCAL TEAM OF EXPERT SOLUTION PROVIDERS
Locally, SMC Corporation ZA continues investing in highly qualified and dynamic, solution-driven Engineering, Sales and Support staff. This is to continually develop the 44 employees already employed, of which half at least are directly deployed to customers as Sales Engineers.
Contact the Sales team on [email protected] or +27 10 090 1233
LOCAL PRODUCTION: To provide customers with shorter lead times and guaranteed availability of non-standard and non-stocked items, SMC has invested heavily in state-of-the-art machinery to match its corporate standards of quality and repeatability. This minimises import logistics delays as experienced throughout COVID related shortages.
SMC ZA manufactures several product series including full machining and assembly of cylinders, assembly of valve manifolds, air preparation units and the design and construction of pneumatic panels. SMC ZA also provide Kit-style shipping to optimise admin, customer ordering and machine installation times. In addition, SMC has partnered with approved Sales Partners around the country, to assist localised support. Next day direct delivery is offered for stocked items from the Midrand warehouse. The stockholding in Midrand is worth over R30 million ZAR and comprises 6855 lines.
SHOWROOM: SMC’s fully functional showroom, situated in Midrand, is now also available virtually online at www.smc.eu/en-za/virtual-tour. It showcases the latest in pneumatic technologies and industrial automation. This flexible and interactive space is the ideal location to experience and learn more about SMC’s products.
TRADE COUNTER: SMC’s trade counter is open for purchasing, urgent collections and technical advice when an immediate solution may not be obvious. Or simply come enjoy a coffee. In an emergency, email queries to [email protected] and collect if required or SMC will provide delivery free of charge.
TRAINING: Comprehensive courses are offered to develop knowledge of Automation systems and Products. Standard courses include Basic Pneumatics, Electro-Pneumatics, Basic Hydraulics, Electro-Hydraulics and Mechatronics. Customised courses can be provided to suit customer requests including customer site training with SMC’s mobile training equipment. Training equipment can also be purchased from SMC and Training Manager, Riaan van Eck, can be reached on rvaneck[email protected]
Company: SMC Corporation
Contact: Joanne Zimmerman
Email: [email protected]