SME is one of the world's largest publishers of manufacturing-related technical information and industry news. Some of its premier media resources include:
While our roots are in traditional metalworking and shop operations, we distinguish ourselves by remaining on the cutting edge and keeping our eyes on what's next. Whether that's through in-depth coverage of additive manufacturing, including 3D printing, or in coverage of the latest developments in software and robotics, which are together leading the charge of advanced manufacturing, Manufacturing Engineering®
is a thought leader in the industry. Each annual industry yearbook
presents the authoritative insights from manufacturing leaders who outline the major market trends, processes, and technologies driving manufacturing success.
SME's scholarly journals, the Journal of Manufacturing Systems (JMSY)
and the Journal of Manufacturing Processes (JMP),
are published by Elsevier Ltd. and included in the ScienceDirect digital library.
Manuscript submissions and the peer-review process are handled electronically through the Elsevier Editorial System. Click on the links above for complete journal and subscription information and manuscript submission instructions.
SME members have exclusive, complimentary access to the archive of JMSY and JMP articles and other features on ScienceDirect. Go to the SME page
and login with your member number.
The Transactions of NAMRI/SME
disseminates critical research results in the manufacturing technical field in a journal-format publication established in 1972 by the North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME (NAMRI/SME). Many important scientific and technological milestones have been reported in these volumes by renowned researchers. The publication of the Transactions
has both stimulated and faithfully documented the tremendous evolution of manufacturing science and technology.CIRP Papers
present refereed scientific and technical work, and keynote papers summarize significant results of work performed over an extended period. SME and CIRP (the International Academy for Production Engineering) have an alliance in which keynote papers from designated CIRP General Assemblies and various papers presented by CIRP's Scientific Technical Committees (STCs) are made available exclusively to SME members.
SME Technical Papers
report best practices, ongoing advancements and industry trends within manufacturing. New papers are added quarterly to this fundamental and state-of-the-art database of information for manufacturing engineers, managers, consultants, educators, students and technology professionals.