Strategic Manufacturers, Inc. (SMI) is a holding company with an active mandate to build and develop United States based manufacturing operations. It believes that critical sectors of America’s industrial manufacturing base need to be improved. SMI has embarked upon a mission to help increase the manufacturing of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the US with their first manufactured product being nitrile examination gloves. SMI plans to build two large manufacturing plants in the Katy, Cypress area of Texas. When fully operational, these plants will produce 4.5 billion nitrile examination gloves annually, as well as 120,000 metric tons of the synthetic rubber, known as NBR (nitrile butadiene rubber), from which the gloves are made.
SMI is a subsidiary of Small Business Development Group, Inc. (Stock Symbol: SBDG). The CEO is David F. Emery, a former 4 term US Congressman as well as a Diplomat during the Reagan Administration.