26/06/18 – Astel Communications Sarl, Hilomast LLC, Sir Ranulph Fiennes…

Lots happened during this short period of time. 

It was decided that SMC would close the doors to its amateur retail business to concentrate on its core business in manufacturing communication systems for the military, government and commercial markets.

In 2003, SMC were pleased to acquire Astel Communications Sarl, France. During the same year, SMC also established Hilomast LLC, investing in manufacturing and office facilities in Florida, to enable the design and manufacture of SMC products in-country for the US market.

It was also in this period that SMC were honoured to support Sir Ranulph Fiennes in his expedition to the North Pole, providing communication equipment to cope with extreme cold conditions and training

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