Smith Exhibits at DMSMS 2017 – Booth 1035


Smith is showcasing its procurement, quality, and service support capabilities at DMSMS  

Houston, TX (December 6, 2017) – Smith, a global distributor of electronic components and semiconductors, is exhibiting this week at DMSMS 2017, a conference addressing dynamics in the aerospace and defense industry.

This year, the conference’s theme addresses obsolescence risk across global supply chains. Smith has representatives on-hand at the company’s booth, 1035, to address how the distributor can uniquely support OEMs, ODMs, and EMS providers in the aerospace and defense spheres with procurement and service that guard against supply chain instability. These aerospace and defense consultants are also showcasing the company’s vigorous quality program and vendor verification process.

“DMSMS is a gathering of experts who are dedicated to the evolution of the global aerospace and defense supply chain,” said Timothy McQuade, Smith’s trading manager of its A&D business. “We are glad for the opportunity to learn from some of the industry’s leading minds and share how Smith can also contribute to this goal.”

WHEN: Monday, December 4, 2017 – Thursday, December 7, 2017
WHERE: Booth 1035
Tampa Convention Center
Tampa Marriot & Embassy Suites
513 S Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33602

About Smith

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, from Silicon Valley to Seoul, Smith’s legion of employees communicates in 36 different languages and buys and sells components 24 hours per day, with global annual sales in excess of $1 billion. Smith is always moving: helping manufacturers navigate market shifts; customizing supply chain solutions; testing components using cutting-edge technology. With testing and logistics hubs in Houston, Hong Kong, and Amsterdam, Smith’s processes focus on critical issues, from quality management to 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 inventory and logistics visibility anywhere in the world. Smith is the leading independent distributor of electronic components and ranks number 11 among all global distributors. Smith’s Intelligent Distribution™ model adapts to ever-changing demands by providing reliable global electronics sourcing and logistics, regardless of distribution channel or locale. For more information, please visit, or, to reach a Smith representative 24 hours a day, please call +1 713.430.3000.


For more information, contact:

Margo Evans
Smith, VP of Marketing
+1 713.430.3966