Smith Now Offering Immersive 3D Tour of Its Houston Operations Hub

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This high-quality virtual tour will allow Smith to develop new business opportunities and showcase its state-of-the-art facilities

Houston, TX (March 8, 2021) – Smith, a global distributor of electronic components and semiconductors, today announces a new virtual tour showcasing its flagship distribution center in Houston. The guided 3D tour mirrors Smith’s traditional in-person facilities visits and allows customers to explore the Houston hub from the convenience and safety of their desks.

“Smith’s new virtual tour is one of many creative solutions that have come out of the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Art Figueroa, Vice President of Operations and Quality, NA & EU. “Through this exciting technology, our customers around the world will have the opportunity to experience our leading-edge operational facilities and stringent quality processes firsthand.”

Each tour is led by a member of Smith’s operations team and includes embedded multimedia elements that highlight key areas and steps in the company’s operational processes. Future rollouts will include functionality for enhanced media capabilities and expansion to Smith’s other facilities.

“At Smith, we are always looking for new and innovative ways to keep ahead of market trends and blow away our customers’ expectations,” said Renato Souza, Vice President of Business Development. “This distinctive tool will help us continue to build our current business relationships and develop many key opportunities ahead.”

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, Smith’s legion of employees communicates in 50 languages and dialects and buys and sells components 24 hours per day, with global annual sales in excess of $1.35 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.

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For more information, contact:

Margo Evans
Smith, VP of Marketing
+1 713.430.3966
mevans@nfsmith.com

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