Global Engineering Network

Global engineering network. Technical centers are located in the United States, Europe and China, as well as Japan.

Following the basic concept of developing products from the customer’s standpoint, SMC is dedicating a large staff and large financial resources to research and development. This is undertaken to promote research on basic technology with future potential ant to produce products that are adapted to the needs of the marketplace in a timely manner. To provide positive and speedy response to the problems presented by customers throughout the world, technical centers have been established in the United States, Europe and China, creating a powerful global engineering network with Japan as its nucleus. All of the technical centers share information and maintain close contact in order to quickly respond to requirements locally, and to offer the same high quality of technical service throughout the world.


The Japan Technical Center has expanded to a new twin-tower building from where it will oversee worldwide technical development.

JTC (Japan Technical Center), Japan
The JTC staffed with 1,050 employees and the center of SMC research and development, produces and products for the global market based on our customers’ current and future needs.

CTC (China Technical Center), China
The CTC strengthens the system through product development and technical services with about 60 employees in order to quickly respond to a wide range of needs and requirements in the Chinese market.

UTC (US Technical Center), U.S.A.
The UTC is enhancing engineering capabilities to quickly respond to customers’ needs through product development and technical services offered in the North American market. Approximately 140 employees deal with various requirements from customers.


ETC (European Technical Centre), U.K.
The ETC has been established in the existing SMC U.K. factory site in Milton Keynes. Here, approximately 60 experienced engineers from SMC European subsidiaries are gathered to handle projects from their respective countries. This has enable improved communication, faster and more accurate information, and a higher level of customer satisfaction.

GTC (German Technical Centre), Germany
In the European industrial centre, the GTC with about 50 employees develops products and provides technical services by quickly responding to customers’ requirements.







About SMC Pneumatics (SEA) Pte Ltd

SMC Pneumatics (SEA) Pte Ltd is the Singapore branch of SMC Corporation, the world’s largest pneumatic automation products manufacturer which was established in Japan and now has more than 50 years of experience. The Singapore branch itself was established in 1974 and since then has grown over 39 years, gaining more than 60% of the market share in Singapore and established a far-reaching dealer network spanning countries such as Middle-east, Nigeria, Egypt, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos.

While the branch mainly assembles knockdown cylinders, SMC Singapore also offers a wide range of high quality advanced industrial pneumatic products to meet applications in a myriad of sectors and fields of the market such as semiconductor, automotive, medical, and petrochemical, just to name a few. Products offered here range from actuators like electric actuator, pneumatic actuator and linear actuator, to valves like solenoid valve, pneumatic valve and flow control valve; from thermo equipment like thermo chiller and heat exchanger, to a variety of electrostatic discharge removal equipment.

Striving to maintain high standards not only in products but also in customer service, SMC Singapore is equipped with a well-stocked warehouse ensures quick delivery, as well as maintaining high levels of technical services and solid communication network to consistently meet the needs and expectations of our customers.



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