Since its founding, SMC has been a leader in pneumatic technology, providing industry with technology and products to support automation. The guiding principle over the years has been one of “contributing to automation labor savings in industry”. Over the past 50+ years, SMC’s products have become established as a recognized international brand through sales, technical, supply and after sales services in the world market. Sales have grown to achieve a 30% global market share in primary products.

Subsidiaries and joint ventures have been established in a total of 53 countries. Production facilities are located in 29 countries. In addition, a sales network extends throughout 81 countries, with local service in 400 locations.

SMC offers technology accumulated through the years, engineers who bring this technology to life in new products, production capacity which can deliver a wide variety of products in a short time and an extensive sales network throughout the world.

SMC is a Japanese public company. The wide variety of products offered, over 11,000 basic types, were developed internally. AP Tech, acquired in 2007, have been the sole acquisition.