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Once Upon a Time in 1998....

Volker Steinbach and Jannica Greife established Smartech International in 1998 to serve North America as the partner of Steinbach AG of Detmold, Germany. Our success as a niche product supplier to a range of industries results from our committed focus on quality products and superior customer service.

Repeat customers expect and appreciate Smartech’s personal level of service with each purchase, and they know that our quick response times are standard, never the exception.

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Volker Steinbach

Volker Steinbach

Volker founded the Steinbach industrial supply company in 1981. Based

Volker founded the Steinbach industrial supply company in 1981. Based in Detmold Germany, Steinbach AG supplies a wide range of industries with spare parts and specialty materials across the international marketplace. In addition to his partnership with Smartech in Charlotte, NC, Steinbach AG also has distribution points in Shanghai China, Taipei Taiwan, and Brisbane Australia.
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Jannica Greife

Jannica Greife

Jannica's passion is finding high-quality products for Smartech's clients and

Jannica's passion is finding high-quality products for Smartech's clients and then adding her brand of superior customer service. Jannica has worked closely with Steinbach for over 30 years and is proud to represent them throughout North America as a co-founder of Smartech International.
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Martin Jansen

Martin Jansen

Martin has broad technical expertise and enjoys learning about new

Martin has broad technical expertise and enjoys learning about new industries on a deep level. This makes him the ideal partner for pairing Steinbach’s line of acoustic and thermal insulation materials as well as 3D printed ceramic components with niche applications across a wide variety of industries.
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Daniel Leuthardt

Daniel Leuthardt

Daniel's experience in applications engineering as well as his technical

Daniel's experience in applications engineering as well as his technical savvy are exactly the skills needed for solving our customers’ unique issues. Whether in composite forming, vacuum infusion, glass lamination, or 3D Lamination in the wood industry, Daniel understands the process in order to offer the best solution for each specific application.
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Erin Walsh

Erin Walsh

Erin keeps every ball rolling. Customers appreciate her efficient and

Erin keeps every ball rolling. Customers appreciate her efficient and friendly service. Her product knowledge as well as resourcefulness when providing our customers with the information they need make her a popular asset to the Smartech team. She ensures orders ship quickly and accurately every time!
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Volker founded the Steinbach industrial supply company in 1981. Based in Detmold Germany, Steinbach AG supplies a wide range of industries with spare parts and specialty materials across the international marketplace. In addition to his partnership with Smartech in Charlotte, NC, Steinbach AG also has distribution points in Shanghai China, Taipei Taiwan, and Brisbane Australia.
Jannica's passion is finding high-quality products for Smartech's clients and then adding her brand of superior customer service. Jannica has worked closely with Steinbach for over 30 years and is proud to represent them throughout North America as a co-founder of Smartech International.
Martin has broad technical expertise and enjoys learning about new industries on a deep level. This makes him the ideal partner for pairing Steinbach’s line of acoustic and thermal insulation materials as well as 3D printed ceramic components with niche applications across a wide variety of industries.
Daniel's experience in applications engineering as well as his technical savvy are exactly the skills needed for solving our customers’ unique issues. Whether in composite forming, vacuum infusion, glass lamination, or 3D Lamination in the wood industry, Daniel understands the process in order to offer the best solution for each specific application.
Erin keeps every ball rolling. Customers appreciate her efficient and friendly service. Her product knowledge as well as resourcefulness when providing our customers with the information they need make her a popular asset to the Smartech team. She ensures orders ship quickly and accurately every time!

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