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Civilization is Based Upon Two Principals…. Being Civilized…. …and Staying Organized. www.smithmcdonald.com • info@smithmcdonald.com. Smith McDonald Corporation. Smith Metal Arts. McDonald Products. www.smithmcdonald.com • info@smithmcdonald.com. Historical Highlights – Smith Metal Arts

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Civilization is Based Upon Two Principals…

Being Civilized…

…and Staying Organized

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Smith McDonald Corporation

Smith Metal Arts

McDonald Products

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  • Historical Highlights – Smith Metal Arts
  • 1889 - Established in Buffalo, NY by Otto Heintz
    • Manufactured Vases, Bowls, Candlesticks, Lamps, Picture Frames, and Jewelry in precious and semi-precious metals
  • 1930’s - Association with silversmith Peter Muller-Munk
    • Development of desk accessories & accoutrements, in Art Deco Motif
    • SMA Silver Crest
  • 1960’s - Collaboration with Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
    • Development of the 202 Mirror Aluminum Series, the de facto standard architectural & design specification for contemporary offices in the US
    • On permanent display at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in NYC
  • 1980’s – Collaboration with William Sklaroff Design Associates, Philadelphia, PA
    • Most current collections, including Radius One, Radius Two, and Arc
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  • Historical Highlights – McDonald Products
  • 1930 - Established in Buffalo, NY by Edward McDonald
    • Manufactured ornamental smoking stands, pipe racks, humidors, ashtrays, and silent butlers, sold primarily in gift shops
  • 1934 - Developed the scissor-action Duk-It Ashtray
    • One of the company’s most well-known products
    • Also introduced the Bean Bag Ashtray, selling in excess of one million units a year
  • 1961 - Shifted focus to office-oriented products
    • Introduced metal and plastic desk accessory lines
  • 1986 - Acquired by Smith Metal Arts, one of their fiercest competitors
    • Led to the formation of Smith McDonald Corporation, world’s foremost manufacturer of executive desk and office accessories.
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  • Range of Products:
  • Conference Pads
  • Desk Pads
  • Desk Accessories
  • Waste Receptacles
  • Planters
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  • Material Options:
  • Metals
    • Aluminum
    • Brass
    • Stainless Steel
    • Bronze
  • Leather
    • Standard
    • COL
  • ABS Plastic
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  • Environments Served:
  • Executive Offices
  • Management Offices
  • Workstations
  • Conference Centers
  • Hospitality
  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Casinos
  • Government
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Paper-Flow Management:“Productivity Begins Where the Paper Trail Ends”!

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The Smith McDonald Difference…

Quality and Attention to Detail…

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Where You’ll Find Our Products:

Most Major Fortune 500 Companies

Small & Medium Sized Businesses

Wall Street

Federal and State Government Facilities

Military Bases

International Firms

Hotels and Conference Centers

Motion Picture Sets

Petrochemical Companies

…in other words, everywhere!

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Ways to reach us, or to learn more:

  • By Mail: 1270 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14213
  • By Phone: (800) 753-8548 or (716) 362-8960
  • By Fax: (716) 362-8963
  • By email: info@smithmcdonald.com
  • On the web: www.smithmcdonald.com

Attending Neocon World’sTrade Fair 2010?

Be sure to visit usin showroom 318A !June 14th - 16th, 2010Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL

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Good Things to Know!

  • We are a registered GSA Contractor:
    • Contract No. GS-02F-0134P – Desk & Office Accessories
    • Contract No. GS-07F-5595P – Waste Receptacles & Wastebaskets
    • For detailed information on our GSA Contracts, call us or visit us on the web at http://www.smithmcdonald.com/gsa.htm
  • Custom Product Capabilities – “We’re all about being flexible to meet your needs”
    • Custom Sized or shaped Desk/Conference Pads
    • Embossing or engraving
    • Corporate or Executive Gifts
    • Paint Color Matching
    • Custom Leathers
  • All of our products are proudly handcrafted in the USA!!
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