With 50 years’ experience and a global reputation for excellence, some companies might be content to rest on their laurels. But at pneumatics market leaders SMC, they continue to invest in new product development initiatives. SMC aims to continue meeting users’ needs with innovative, high-quality products, from cost-effective production and logistics, supported by local engineering expertise.
Established in Japan in 1959, SMC has pursued a strategy of sustainable global growth so that we now have a presence in 78 countries worldwide. The UK office opened in 1978; since 1998 SMC Pneumatics (UK) Ltd has occupied a 24,000m² purpose-built production, logistics and administration facility in Milton Keynes, only minutes from the M1 motorway and the west coast railway line. The UK office is co-located with SMC Corporation’s European Technical Centre, where around 100 design engineers offer Europe-wide technical support for local market needs.
All SMC products are manufactured within an approved ISO9001 quality management system, to ensure consistency of manufacture and ultimately a long and totally reliable operating life for guaranteed peace of mind.