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GARNETT COMPONENT SALES INC.
www.garnettcomponentsales.com / Headquarters: Wake Forest, N.C. / Employees: 10 / Specialty: Custom-engineered mechanical components
/ Tommy Garnett, president and CEO: "Our market niche is highly engineered, made-to-print mechanical component requirements to the OEM community."
President and CEO Tommy Garnett says taking care of
the company's employees is important to its success.
The Right Solution
Garnett Component Sales provides OEMs with highly engineered components
used in a variety of applications and industries. BY JIM HARRIS
hen manufacturers in
the southeastern United
States need a highly engineered part or component, they look to
Garnett Component Sales Inc. "Our professionalism, industry knowledge and
geographic footprint set us apart," says
Tommy Garnett, president and CEO of
the Wake Forest, N.C.-based manufacturer's representative agency. "We are highly
sophisticated, and can offer our sales representatives and clients benefits that perhaps other agencies in this region cannot."
The company has outside sales rep40 www.wdimagazine.com Fall 2017
resentatives located throughout its seven-state territory of Virginia, North and
South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama and Kentucky; as well as in Mexico. In addition to its headquarters in
Wake Forest, N.C., Garnett Component
Sales operates branches in Duluth, Ga.;
Greenville, S.C.; Nashville; and Guadalajara, Mexico. Being located near
many of its clients allows sales representatives to respond to customers on a
timely basis in person as well as through
e-mail or by phone, Garnett adds.
Garnett Component Sales specializes
in selling custom engineered electromechanical components to OEMs in more
than 20 industries including the aerospace, medical, military, automotive and
industrial sectors. "We don't sell out of
a catalog," Garnett says. "Our market
niche is highly engineered made-to-print
mechanical component requirements to
the OEM community."
The company's clients provide it with
engineered drawings, which Garnett
Component Sales then takes to one of the
manufacturers it represents to produce
the part using specialized equipment.