Smith’s new location in Shenzhen provides a base of operations in one of China’s tech hubs
Houston, TX (July 2, 2018) – Smith, a global distributor of electronic components and semiconductors, today announces the relocation of its Shenzhen sales office. The new location will provide Smith proximity to local customers and an entry point into one of China’s most thriving – and fastest-evolving – tech markets.
Not only is Shenzhen home to major tech manufacturers who are headquartered or have key facilities within the city, but it is also a worldwide hotspot for hardware development. Smith’s new office is located at the heart of the city’s central business district, within the city center. Its surroundings include the Shenzhen Citizen Center, Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center, and a high-speed train station – the largest of its kind in China – that connects Shenzhen to other major Chinese cities.
“New tech innovations and trends come out of Shenzhen constantly, outpacing many other technological and manufacturing centers around the world,” said Choon Byun, Smith’s president of the company’s Asia-Pacific region. “Our new location is right at the heart of this growth, surrounded by major players in the market. We hope to use this momentum to provide even stronger service to our local and global customers alike.”
The new office is located at:
Unit 1806-08, Gemdale Center
Jin Tian Road, Fu Tian District
518048 Shenzhen, Guangdong
Tel: +86 755.2151.8666
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 50 different languages and dialects and buys and sells components 24 hours per day, with global annual sales of $1.5 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 eight 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 https://www.smithweb.com, or, to reach a Smith representative 24 hours a day, please call +1 713.430.3000.
For more information, contact:
Smith, VP of Marketing