Smith & Associates to Exhibit at China Electronics Fair in Shanghai - Booth 1G40

Houston, TX, October 24, 2009 --( Smith & Associates, a leader in the electronics distribution market, will be exhibiting at the China Electronics Fair (CEF) November 11-13, 2009 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center booth, 1G40. The China Electronics Fair promotes the innovation and growth of China’s electronics industry.

“This is Smith’s 2nd time to exhibit at CEF. Each year, the show has brought Smith together with new and existing customers in the hi-tech marketplace, and we anticipate that this year’s show will again be a valuable venue for interaction among local and global businesses within our industry,” said Alan Han, Director of Purchasing - Asia.

Smith’s trading professionals will be present at the show to provide information on available products and services. With ten locations around the world including a sales presence in Shanghai as well as Shenzhen and Hong Kong, Smith offers local support and market knowledge backed by a global footprint.

About Smith & Associates - Founded in Houston in 1984, Smith & Associates ( is a leader in the independent distribution of semiconductors and electronic components to electronics and high-tech manufacturers. Smith offers shortage sourcing for commodity and obsolete parts, innovative purchasing and inventory management solutions, redistribution of excess inventory, and component stocking for warranty and repair programs.

A privately held company, Smith & Associates employs more than 250 people worldwide, with annual revenue in excess of US$300 million. Smith’s regional hubs in Houston, Hong Kong and Amsterdam are ISO certified and IDEA compliant. In addition, sales and purchasing offices are located in Silicon Valley, Barcelona, Guadalajara, New York, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Seoul. For more information or to reach a Smith representative 24 hours a day, please call: 1.800.HOUSTON or +1 713.430.3000


For more information, contact:
Alan Han
Smith & Associates
Director of Purchasing - Asia 86-21-6375-8787


Mark Bollinger
Smith & Associates
V.P. of Marketing 713- 430-3000
N.F. Smith & Associates LP
Margo Evans
+1 713-430-3000