President & CEO
Ted Davis has spent his entire life in the manufacturing industry. After working as an engineer for a variety of big-name manufacturing corporations at the onset of his career, he founded Ted Davis Manufacturing in 1984. TDM manufactured voice coil motors and related magnetic assemblies for the disk drive market. He later sold Ted Davis Manufacturing to a division of Siemens Corporation in 1996.
In 1988, he founded Surface Mount Depot. This rework facility transformed into an actual manufacturer of circuit boards for a variety of industries including the energy market, HVAC, and industrial controls and automation customers in a variety of locations around the country.
Ted is also the owner of Ted Davis Enterprises, a custom metal fabrication shop and plating facility for many local manufacturers.
Ted has a passion for collecting and restoring rare automobiles and vintage race cars. He has a restoration shop located at his offices where he continues to build his collection. Ted has served on the Board of the St. Anthony Foundation and advises several other local groups.