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Smeed Communication Services

Audio Systems Eugene | Telephone Systems Corvallis

Company History

Eugene Oregon home of Smeed Communication Services,
founded by Glenn and Betty Smeed in 1946.


In 1946, Smeed Sound Service provided rental sound systems for dances and social events. In the 1950s Smeed installed custom Hi-Fi and Intercom systems in custom homes. Installation of Intercom and Paging systems grew to lumber mills, businesses, and retail facillities, and was steady through the 60's and 70's. In 1976 With the Breakup of the bell system, Smeed installed one of the first privately owned telephone systems in the Eugene to a large law firm.

1980 Glenn and Betty retire and sell their business to their two sons, Glenn Jr. and Paul, both working their way up by participating in all aspects of the company. Glenn and Paul have a firm understanding of Audio, Video, and Telecommunications systems.

The name "Smeed Sound Service" was also changed to "Smeed Communication Services" to reflect the broader range of products and services now available from Smeed.

Paul & Glenn are proud of their family roots and know the value that a family owned business has to offer to it's customers.

Smeed Communication Services is large enough to provide the systems our customers desire while small enough to provide the personal service they deserve. We know many of our client's on a first name basis.

Glenn Jr. and Paul are working managers with the desire to provide total communications packages that fully satisfy each customer's needs.

Some major installations include:

1967 Smeed installed the Public Address system for Autzen stadium for the University of Oregon.
1976 Smeed installed one of the first privately owned PBX telephone systems in Eugene to a major law firm.
1982 Smeed installed the theatre audio systems in the Hult Center for the performing arts in Eugene
1995 Smeed installed the Sound systems for the Oregon Shakespeare Theatre outdoor pavilion

Plus Hundreds of Telephone systems
Plus Hundreds of Sound systems

Our Company Mission Statement

Smeed Communication Services will provide our customers with integrated sound and communications systems unsurpassed in quality and support. We will offer the best possible system solution by providing a knowledgeable and professional force of technicians, sales, and office personnel responsible for gathering the latest information in a timely manner. We shall exceed our customer's expectations -- before, during, and after the sale. Our number one goal is to provide a level of service and support that will satisfy our customers and cause them to know that they made the right decision when they put their trust in the Smeed communications team.

Geographical Locations

We provide services to the following cities in Oregon:Albany, Ashland, Bend, Brookings, Burns, Coos Bay, Corvallis, Eugene, Florence, Gold Beach, Grants Pass, Klamath Falls, Lakeview, Medford, Newport, Prineville, Redmond, Roseburg, Salem, and Springfield.

Employment Opportunities

Smeed has opening for:

Business Products Sales
Sales of Telephone, Alarm, Video, and Sound systems to professional business clients in the Willamette Valley area. Smeed Communication Services is based in Eugene, this is an inside/outside sales position. Some travel required, Salary plus commission, major medical, mileage / travel expenses provided. Must have good sales, communication, and organizational skills. Prior sale experience required. A good driving record and a clean drug screen is required. Product training will be provided.

Email resume only to: paul@smeed.com

Sales Person for Schools
Sales of Sound, Paging, CCTV, Alarm, and Telephone systems to Schools in the Willamette Valley and Southern Oregon. Smeed Communication Services is based in Eugene, this is an inside/outside sales position. Some travel required, Salary plus commission, major medical, mileage / travel expenses provided. Must have good sales, communication, and organizational skills. Prior sale experience required. A good driving record and a clean drug screen are required. Product training will be provided.

Email resume only to: paul@smeed.com


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