DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 1, 2020) – Over the past month, S.J. Smith has put into place business contingency plans and health measures as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and other federal, state and local health agencies, as well as GAWDA (Gases and Welding Distributors Association), in light of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
S.J. Smith has communicated with suppliers to develop a contingency plan for delivery of materials, as well as communicated with other gas firms to share backup product delivery plans, as per GAWDA recommendations. In addition, the company has reviewed product demand, and communicated with customers to make recommendations for future planning.
S.J. Smith Company Inc. will offer walk-in and curb-side service at all locations starting June 1. To obtain entry to physical locations, customers must wear masks, and continue to social distance at 6 ft. minimum as able. Sanitizer and disposable masks will be available for all customers.
S.J. Smith Co. will also continue to maintain business contingency plans and health measures as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and other federal, state and local health agencies, as well as GAWDA (Gases and Welding Distributors Association), in light of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic. These include rigorous health and safety procedures such as disinfecting all surfaces, and providing sanitizer and disinfectant to all employee areas at all S.J. Smith locations. In addition, employees will wear masks and/or face shields for all in person interactions and continue to social distance at 6 ft. when able.
S.J. Smith will continue to communicate with customers on prioritizing needs, servicing the communities and protecting employees and customers. In addition, the company stands ready to work with local emergency management and health departments to continue to be stewards in the communities we serve.
For more information, please contact S.J. Smith at 563-324-5237, or visit our website at sjsmith.com. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
About S.J. Smith
Since 1950, S.J. Smith has evolved into a dynamic company, using the latest technology to find cutting-edge solutions for customers and provide quality products in a prompt and professional manner. In addition to being a primary provider of cylinder and specialty gas options, including industrial, medical, micro-bulk and laser-assist systems, and cryogenic and technical services, S.J. Smith also provides welding equipment, protective gear and accessories for specific needs such as ITB or MIG welding, arc gouging, plasma cutting and more.