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SMC Director Named to "Top 10 Business Leaders You Need to Know"

After being recognized as the 49th most innovative company in the world by Forbes Magazine in late 2011, SMC and the leadership given by Director of Operations, Kelley Stacy, continues to gain attention in 2012.

In the Winter 2012 edition of Metro North Business, Ms. Stacy was listed on the "Top Ten Business Leaders You Need to Know" cover story. Citing the philosophy of Chairman Yoshiyuki Takada as the foundation of SMC's continued success, she states, "As Mr. Takada does, I truly believe in working to produce the highest quality product possible. He insists that a strong percentage is invested each year into engineering so that we can continue to lead the market with new and innovative products." With the leadership of Ms. Stacy and COO, Yoshiki Takada, the company aspires to reach $1 billion in annual sales and double the company's market share in the coming years. The North American headquarters in Indiana, already with its own 100-acre complex and 1-million square foot production facility is due to expand within the next 2 years.


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