S.J. Smith 14 locations:
We service customers from smallfabrication shops to Fortune 500companies. Twelve warehouses with realtime inventory access.
Independent distributor of welding, safety,and industrial supplies, laser and industrialgases.
“Our Vendors Must Not Only Provide Direction But Take Ownership and Solve the Problem”
Since 1950 S.J. Smith hasnot lost sight of the fact thatour success is based on howwe service the customer. Thisfocus has enabled our growthto 14 locations in Iowa, Illinois,Indiana and Missouri. Timeshave changed and so havecustomers expectations. Thecustomer expects zero errors,instant response and problemsolving advice from its keysuppliers. The customer alsoexpects to buy competitivelyfrom fewer vendors. To thatend, S.J. Smith has evolvedinto a multifaceted problemsolver.The company continues toexpand into safety andindustrial supplies with themost recent addition of janitorial supplies. We areseeing customers reduce theirvendor base. S.J. Smith has toadapt to our customersrequests to bring moreofferings to the table.Industrial, laser and highpurity specialty gasmanufacturing is key to themarkets we service. S.J. Smithknows the importance ofquality; having customers infabrication, universities andlaboratory environments.S.J. Smith developed itswelder training program to helpeducate, certify and upgradeour manufacturing customerbase.The company’s philosophyis to treat our customers,employees and vendors withprofessionalism,responsiveness and honesty.We will serve our businesspartners by adding value, witha commitment to continuousimprovement, innovation andworking to exceedexpectations. As S.J. Smithenters its 60th year in business