SMC (SMC Electric Supply), a private, family-owned corporation headquartered in Springfield, Missouri, distributes the industry’s top automation, data comm, electrical, industrial, pneumatics, safety and security products typically used in machine builders and manufacturing facilities from over 250 manufacturers from 14 locations in Missouri and Kansas.
SMC continues to expand and become a total solution for our customers with a broad range of services and capabilities to solve the toughest business challenges.
SMC’s membership and affiliations include being an authorized distributor for Rockwell Automation, Allen Bradley, Affiliated Distributors Electric Division, Industrial Division and Energy Force Clean Energy Division, supplyFORCE Electrical and Industrial Safety Divisions, supplyFORCE National Accounts Solutions, Industrial Supply Association, Bicsi Corporate Member, as well as, the National Association of Electrical Distributors and the Ameren Missouri ActOnEnergy Trade Ally Network.
We are committed to helping our customers succeed by providing the highest quality products, applicable training, and knowledgeable support through the identification and delivery of pre-engineered and customized solutions.
In 1950, Everett Squires introduced Southern Materials Company, an electrical and plumbing wholesaler, to Springfield, Missouri. In 1966, Southern Materials Company became an Allen-Bradley distributor, and in 1975, the company established SMC Electric Supply. Since then the company continues to expand locations and product selection, which now serves customers in fourteen locations throughout Missouri and Kansas.
The SMC team includes over 150 employees who range from Account Managers, Technical Specialists, Inside Support and Warehouse who understand many business types including Automation / OEM Industrial / MRO / Electrical Commercial Data Comm / Security Education / Government / Healthcare / Utility. We focus training our staff to provide our customers knowledge and technical assistance on our products.
Regardless of your business size or type, SMC can help streamline your purchasing by being a single-source vendor. SMC continually invests resources in business systems to adapt to the growing demands of our customers and initiate these through online purchasing, automated vending solutions or special requests.
In addition, SMC offers state of the art training facilities to teach customers and staff the product or program skills they need to be successful.
What are your goals? To get started, SMC will conduct an evaluation of your business to determine what support services are going to be most effective to help you improve performance. The results and analysis of these findings will launch a customized program developed to maximize your business efficiency and profitability.