Smart-Tek Automated Services Inc. Opens Strategic Los Angeles Office;

Targets expanding Chinese markets

Jan 05, 2010, 09:00 ET from Smart-Tek Automated Services Inc.

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smart-Tek Automated Services Inc., a subsidiary of Smart-Tek Solutions Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board : STTN) has opened an office in Los Angeles based in the China Mart facility.

China Mart Investment Group, Inc., a company that facilitates the entry into the US marketplace of China-based organizations, offers decades of business experience in the U.S. and China for product exhibition, product tryout and commercial space. Its webpage is

"Smart-Tek, as a preferred China Mart vendor, is eager to bring its staffing, payroll and HR services to this expanding market," Kelly Mowrey, COO of Smart-Tek Automated Services Inc., said. "China Mart, which is located near LAX, provides us with that opportunity. Based on the projections we received from China Mart, Smart-Tek is positioned to add as many as 50 new client companies."

Mowrey explained that the China Mart deal will provide Smart-Tek with a vertical market in the greater Los Angeles Chinese client base. "Smart-Tek provides business process outsourcing to help ensure these emerging clients are compliant with employment-related U.S. requirements, such as FSLA and workers compensations insurance."

Smart-Tek Automated Services Inc. provides financial services to small and medium-size businesses, relieving our clients from many of the day-to-day tasks that negatively impact their core business operations, such as payroll processing, human resources support, workers' compensation insurance, safety programs, employee benefits, and other administrative and aftermarket services predominantly related to staffing -- staff leasing, temporary staffing and co-employment. It not only provides core services but a wide selection of employee and employer benefits and aftermarket products.

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