Who We Are

Chapman Smith Corporation is an industrial purchasing, sales and service company. With over 45 years of experience in the steel and manufacturing business, our team of purchasing and sales specialists assists OEM companies improve profits through cost reduction of purchased goods and services.

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What We Do

Chapman Smith Corporation is dedicated to seeking out cost reductions in the procurement of all purchased goods and services. Specific areas of focus include all forms and grades of steel including: flat rolled, tubing, bar and wire, aluminum extrusions, flat rolled and castings; as well as plastic moldings and extrusions, powdered metal and machined parts. Our results are produced by a fanatical drive to achieve cost savings in all market conditions.

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The Chapman Smith Benefit

At Chapman Smith, our job is improving your bottom line. Our experience in steel and manufacturing cost reduction analysis has helped out clients remain competitive in today’s tight markets. By allowing us to find innovative approaches to your production methods, source options, and inventory systems, Chapman Smith can keep your manufacturing concern in the black.

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Reduce your production costs

Chapman Smith Corporation can help increase profits by reviewing the cost of all purchased goods and services. During each review, an analysis of the opportunities for negotiating lower prices, combining sources, eliminating daisy chain processes and evaluating alternative approaches is completed. We have a large network of supply chain providers and we do all the research to quantify the amount of savings potential

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Finding Your Best Source Options

By working with or becoming an extension of our customer’s purchasing department, opportunities for simplifying the purchasing process and workload are discovered. Typical results of Chapman Smith’s efforts include: source consolidation, reduction of the need for vendor interaction, lessening of paperwork, just in time delivery and lower pricing on purchased parts and materials.

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Efficient Inventory Support

Chapman Smith provides inventory support to enable “just in time” delivery of purchased products. This support reduces working capital requirements and increases inventory turns of our customers.

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Identifying Opportunities to Streamline Production

Working with our network of supply companies and applying our experience in manufacturing, we are able to suggest ways to shorten production process time and cost. These suggestions often provide innovative solutions to production problems and bottlenecks.