SMW Autoblok Launches Redesigned Website
The new website is designed to provide key information on the homepage as well as more accessible product and services navigation.
SMW Autoblok, manufacturer of rotational chucks and stationary workholding, has unveiled a redesigned website: smwautoblok.com. The new design represents the company’s attempt to optimize visitors’ online experience by offering more in-depth information in a faster, easier-to-navigate format. The new website is designed to provide key information on the homepage as well as more accessible product and services navigation.
“Our new website is a great representation of who we are today and the full range of products and in-house engineering services we provide,” says Larry Robbins, president of SMW Autoblok USA. “No matter which industry you are in, people can quickly find the information they need including catalogs that feature technical details for turning, milling, grinding and drilling applications.”
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