Structured Materials Industries, Inc. (SMI) provides custom solutions to quality made cost-effective CVD tools, components, device structures and materials. Since 1992, we have worked with researchers, developers, and entrepreneurs to generate custom solutions that meet their needs and provide them with a competitive advantage. Our company has an in-house applications development laboratory and has grown over 60 different materials.
SAMCO was founded by Osamu Tsuji in 1979 as the Semiconductor And Materials COmpany (SAMCO). From its modest beginnings in a garage in Kyoto, Japan, SAMCO has grown into a $50 million corporation with more than 150 high-level design and production research associates at its corporate headquarters in Kyoto, Japan, sales offices in Tokyo, Tokai, and satellite offices in Kanagawa, Tsukuba, and Sunnyvale, California. The Silicon Valley research and development facility in Sunnyvale was opened in 1987.