SMT Group opens technical sales office in Greenville

October 5, 2017

SMT Group, a Naperville, Ill.-headquartered global manufacturer of electromechanical subassemblies and components, has selected Greenville for a technical sales office location. 
With emphasis on vertical integration, the company utilizes a diverse range of manufacturing technologies for complete industrial turnkey product solutions. SMT GROUP has roots in the automotive industry with operations since 1989 for the manufacturing of precision insert molded fuel injectors.  
Located at One Research Drive at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR), the office will aid the company’s expansion within automotive, medical and consumer markets. SMT Group Director of Business Development Deric Frisch will lead the new office. 
The new technical sales office announcement comes as the company has expanded beyond its core manufacturing capabilities to become a Design & Engineering resource with vertically integrated manufacturing processes. 
“The location for our new Technical Sales Office at the CU-ICAR campus in Greenville, South Carolina was chosen as we see continued growth of international companies moving into the Southeast. The partnership with CU-ICAR will also enable us to be on the leading edge of new technologies and business resources. SMT GROUP is in the planning stages to add another production facility in the Greenville, South Carolina area to support the significant growth in the Southeast manufacturing sector.” – Reinhard Buchmann, Managing Director, SMT Group
“We are very pleased that SMT GROUP is the latest company to select Greenville as a launching point for its business expansion. The City of Greenville has created a dynamic business environment where international companies can thrive, and we greatly value the relationships and support of our economic development partners as they spread this message globally.” – Knox White, Mayor, City of Greenville
“SMT GROUP’s decision to locate their office in Greenville is further evidence that our area is becoming the center for technology-based manufacturing companies, especially in the automotive and aviation industries.  As the manufacturing revolution continues, companies like SMT and will be at the forefront of innovation and we appreciate their commitment to Greenville.” – J. Mark Farris, President / CEO, Greenville Area Development Corporation 
“SMT Group’s vision of growth in the Upstate, and its decision to begin with a sales presence, is a prime example of the mindful approach to market entry that has increased in recent years. We’re proud to welcome them to the Upstate and grateful to have collaborative environments, such as CU-ICAR, that offer these companies a landing pad solution.” – John Lummus, President & CEO, Upstate SC Alliance 
SMT GROUP is ISO / TS-16949 certified with the following manufacturing capabilities; Coil Winding, Automated Wire Processing, Manual Wire processing, Wire Harness assembly, Resistance Welding, Electrical Testing, Heat Staking, Ultrasonic Welding, Leak Testing, Automated Assembly, Manual Assembly, Custom Product Packaging, Customer Product Labeling, Heat Shrinking Processing, Form Bending, Insert Molding, Overmolding, Sand Silicone molding.  
For direct business inquiries, call the SMT GROUP Technical Sales Office at: 864-804-1301 or email [email protected].