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1 Civilization is Based Upon Two Principals… Being Civilized… …and Staying Organized

2 Smith McDonald Corporation Smith Metal Arts McDonald Products

3 Historical Highlights – Smith Metal Arts Established in Buffalo, NY by Otto Heintz Manufactured Vases, Bowls, Candlesticks, Lamps, Picture Frames, and Jewelry in precious and semi-precious metals 1930s - Association with silversmith Peter Muller-Munk Development of desk accessories & accoutrements, in Art Deco Motif SMA Silver Crest 1960s - 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 1980s – Collaboration with William Sklaroff Design Associates, Philadelphia, PA Most current collections, including Radius One, Radius Two, and Arc

4 Historical Highlights – McDonald Products Established in Buffalo, NY by Edward McDonald Manufactured ornamental smoking stands, pipe racks, humidors, ashtrays, and silent butlers, sold primarily in gift shops Developed the scissor-action Duk-It Ashtray One of the companys most well-known products Also introduced the Bean Bag Ashtray, selling in excess of one million units a year Shifted focus to office-oriented products Introduced metal and plastic desk accessory lines Acquired by Smith Metal Arts, one of their fiercest competitors Led to the formation of Smith McDonald Corporation, worlds foremost manufacturer of executive desk and office accessories.

5 Range of Products: Conference Pads Desk Pads Desk Accessories Waste Receptacles Planters

6 Material Options: Metals Aluminum Brass Stainless Steel Bronze Leather Standard COL ABS Plastic

7 Environments Served: Executive Offices Management Offices Workstations Conference Centers Hospitality Healthcare Education Casinos Government

8 Conference Pads & Accessories:

9 Desk Pads:

10 Desk Accessories:

11 Waste Receptacles:

12 Paper-Flow Management: Productivity Begins Where the Paper Trail Ends!

13 Planters:

14 The Smith McDonald Difference… Quality and Attention to Detail…

15 Where Youll 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!

16 Ways to reach us, or to learn more: By Mail:1270 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY By Phone:(800) or (716) By Fax:(716) By On the web:www.smithmcdonald.comwww.smithmcdonald.com Attending Neocon Worlds Trade Fair 2010? Be sure to visit us in showroom 318A ! June 14th - 16th, 2010 Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL

17 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 Custom Product Capabilities – Were 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!!

18 Let us provide the finishing touches for your next project!


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