SMTC Corporation, founded in 1985, is a mid-size provider of end-to-end electronics manufacturing services (EMS) including PCBA production, systems integration and comprehensive testing services, enclosure fabrication, as well as product design, sustaining engineering and supply chain management services.
SMTC facilities span a broad footprint in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and China, with more than 1,170 employees. SMTC services extend over the entire electronic product life cycle from the development and introduction of new products through to the growth, maturity and end-of-life phases.
SMTC was recognized by Frost & Sullivan with the Global EMS Award for Product Quality Leadership and for the North American Growth Leadership Award in the EMS industry, as one of the fastest growth companies.
SMTC is a public company incorporated in Delaware with its shares traded on the Nasdaq National Market System under the symbol SMTX.
SMTC offers fully integrated contract manufacturing services with a distinctive approach to global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and emerging technology companies primarily within industrial & commercial, computing & networking, communication & instrumentation, consumer & high-tech electronics, medical & life science and power & energy market segments.
Quick facts about SMTC
- Corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility in Silicon Valley, San Jose, California
- Intelligence Hub and Technical Services Group (TSG) operation in Toronto, Canada
- Our Chihuahua, Mexico facility serves as SMTC's largest assembly operation. This 215,000 square feet, 17.5 acre campus offers customers high quality services in a highly efficient, cost effective site.
- Manufacturing operation for High volume / Low mix in Dongguan and Suzhou, China
- Procurement and Logistics centers in Hong Kong, China and El Paso, USA
- 600,000 square feet of manufacturing capabilities
- More than 40 manufacturing and assembly lines
- NPI Tech Centers for quick-turn prototyping and new production launches
- Frost & Sullivan Awards Winners 2012 & 2013 - Growth Leadership and Product Quality Leadership Awards
- In-house Metal Fabrication, Cable & Harness Assembly
- Approximately 1,300 employees
Design & Engineering Solutions
SMTC provides better, faster and more cost effective solutions to our customers most challenging design for excellence (DFX) problems.
From manufacturing to testing to supply chain, SMTC provides customized design support to our OEM partners, enabling them to establish a strong competitive position within their marketplace. SMTC's product design excellence helps our customers minimize their component count, reduce costs and improve quality.
Solutions, Services & Capabilities
- Process Engineering
- Advanced Process Development (PoP)
- DFx: DFM/ DFT/DFSC
- Test Development
- Value Engineering and Product Development
The SMTC engineering services team delivers a full range of design, engineering and manufacturing solutions.
Our electronic engineering expertise spans many markets, including power, instrumentation, wired, wireless and optical telecommunications, industrial and consumer markets.
We maintain manufacturing equipment and tools to the highest calibration standards possible. And we follow a comprehensive preventative maintenance program.
Customers rely on our full range of design services - from software and firmware development, to electronic design and PCB layout.
We partner with our customers to deliver innovative manufacturing solutions aligned with their business objectives. We offer everything from full-service, turnkey product development and manufacturing to on-site engineering support.
Electronic Manufacturing & Integration Services
End-to-End Electronics Manufacturing Delivered through Lean Principles
Low-mid volume, mid-high mix electronics manufacturing is more sophisticated today than it ever has been. It's not just about printed circuit board assembly and outsourcing manufacturing to low cost regions.
SMTC provides end-to-end solutions, this means we provide a wide variety of integrated engineering, assembly, supply chain and logistics services for customers in the industrial & commercial, computing & networking, communication & instrumentation, consumer & high-tech electronics, medical & life science and power & energy markets worldwide.
While we are experts in electronics manufacturing services, our customers look to us to provide valuable resources and insight necessary to help them grow. Our team understands lean manufacturing and deploys business management strategies to improve manufacturing processes while eliminating defects.
In addition to our manufacturing facilities in the United States, Mexico and Asia we have global Procurement offices in Toronto, Canada and Hong Kong, China to support our customers needs.
We not only build electronics, we specialize in protecting them to ensure a long service life. This includes ruggedizing and testing electronics for the most demanding applications and environments.
Our Technical Services group of highly experienced engineers provides recommendations on testing and additional steps necessary to protect the final electronic product.
SMTC simplifies manufacturing and the supply chain for customers. Each of our facilities is dedicated to system assembly and box build services. SMTC even provides order fulfillment services including direct order processing, pick and pack and final product configuration.
We support assembly and box build services with a global team of expertise who ensure that every product shipped directly from an SMTC facilities meet each customers stringent order fulfillment and logistics demands.
We have a proven record of guiding manufacturers throughout the entire electronics manufacturing process. From simple designs to complex system integration, SMTC provides the end-to-end electronics manufacturing services necessary to compete in a global marketplace.
Post Production Services
As a recognized industry leader with more than 25 years of experience servicing and supporting sophisticated, board and system-level products, SMTC provides a broad range of Post-Production Services which enables our customers to minimize inventory exposure, eliminate multiple administrative costs, and increase response time to their own customers.
Our extended supply chain model clearly recognizes the need for collaboration between OEM customers, SMTC and supply partners to ensure overall supply chain optimization. From product design processes, manufacturing, sourcing, order management and fulfillment to transportation and logistics.
SMTC's order fulfillment and distribution operations help our customers reduce material storage, lower handling costs and achieve higher inventory turns. We can implement a responsive, efficient and cost-effective configure-to-order and order fulfillment solution. We align our processes with the customers operations, selling and distribution objectives to eliminate redundancies and associated costs.
Global Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Management: Your Competitive Advantage
Our customers rely on SMTC's core processes and capabilities to drive the success of their supply chains.
Each supply chain solution we deliver is tailored to address each customers unique requirements, while our SMTC operating model recognizes all relevant OEM-to-EMS integration points.
SMTC's integration framework is based on world-class service levels and core processes, customer-focused supply chain design, and a passion to succeed.
To win greater market share, our customers are focused on the latest in product design, innovation and marketing. We enhance their success by delivering supply chain capabilities and solutions that support the total product lifecycle. As part of that, our teams work closely with customers supply-base partners to integrate the entire supply chain.
Providing One More Solution for Your Specific Electronic Needs
At SMTC our customers are our number one priority. With our expert engineers and manufacturing processes, we are able to take customers specific, complex electronics needs and turn them into a reality.
We are the electronics manufacturer of choice for companies needing electronics and electromechanical assemblies with specific demands. From product inception to the testing phase, SMTC is the source for complex, low-mid volume, mid-high mix electronics. Depending on the strict requirements for your electronics, we can develop testing procedures that will ensure the success of your product.
In addition to our extensive environmental and performance testing, we have a variety of manufacturing capabilities. SMTC offers a Cleanroom environment for medical products assembly and In-Plant Stores capabilities for rapid component management solutions in our San Jose, USA and Chihuahua, Mexico facilities.
Regardless of your special manufacturing request, SMTC takes extra time and care to provide the exact end-to-end solution for your specific needs.