Smith, a global distributor of electronic components and semiconductors, today announces the opening of its sales office in Berlin, Germany. This new office will closely support local customers in the burgeoning German tech market and expand Smith’s European footprint.
The Berlin office is the second of the distributor’s locations in Germany, following the 2017 opening of Smith’s Munich office. The company’s growing presence in this technology and engineering hotspot will position Smith at the forefront of innovation.
“Germany has the most vibrant electronics market in Europe right now,” said Mark Bollinger, Smith’s Chief Globalization Officer. “As a strategic partner in the global semiconductor sphere, Smith is at home anywhere in the world and ready to offer flexible solutions to address our customers’ unique supply chain challenges.”
Dubbed as Silicon Allee, Berlin is home to numerous startups, automotive manufacturers, and medical and financial technology companies, as well as a highly skilled, educated workforce.
“Berlin is a leader in the European technology sector and is growing rapidly,” said Cleat Kimbrough, Smith’s Vice President, EMEA. “Smith is excited to continue expanding our presence in the region and will continue to offer our global customers the premier service they rely on to keep their supply chains moving.”