SMC was established in 1959, in Tokyo, Japan, as a Sintered Metal Filters and filtration systems manufacturer. The evolution from basic pneumatics to more sophisticated automation solutions has granted SMC a global market share of 30%, and 65% in the Japanese market.
With 12,000 basic products and over 700,000 variations, SMC offers solutions from air preparation, instrumentation, through to valves, and actuators covering practically every single step in the automation process.
In May each year, SMC Corporation presents the consolidated financial highlights for the year ended March 31. Check the latest press release containing Global and European financial results.
The full report is also available.