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Preparing the Next Generation

SME PRIME® (Partnership Response In Manufacturing Education) builds cost-effective and tailored manufacturing/engineering programs in high schools across the country, providing equipment, curriculum, professional development, scholarships and STEM-focused extra-curricular activities to students and teachers.

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SME's 90th Anniversary

Supporting Manufacturing for 90 Years

Throughout our history, SME’s mission has remained constant: to promote manufacturing technology, develop a skilled workforce, and inspire the manufacturing community and next generation of makers. We’re proud of hitting this milestone of 90 years and excited what the future holds.
Inclusion in Manufacturing

Prioritizing Inclusion in Manufacturing

Our industry must be inclusive and open to everyone to thrive. Having role models and professional representation within manufacturing is of paramount importance. Passionate manufacturing professionals working together with common goals will ultimately drive business forward.
Smart Manufacturing June 2022 cover

25 Leaders Transforming Manufacturing

The pandemic affected manufacturing across industries. Learn what business leaders are doing to respond and bring manufacturing back.

Interested in Speaking Opportunities?

Whether you participate as a keynote for an SME event or as a conference session presenter, you'll benefit from enormous exposure. Position yourself and your company as a leader in the industry, while sharing your knowledge and educating the manufacturing community.

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Know Your Industry Trends

Know Your Industry Trends

SME has all the resources you need to stay informed with manufacturing industry insights, news and products to improve your career.
Construct Your Industry Network

Construct Your Industry Network

SME gives you the opportunity to connect with industry leaders and manufacturing professionals who can help you throughout your career.
Advance Your Career

Advance Your Career

We want to help you succeed in all areas of manufacturing and engineering. SME provides a path for individuals to learn, grow and explore opportunities the manufacturing industry has to offer.

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Career Defining Credentials

SME's professional certifications can help you make the most of all the opportunities advanced manufacturing provides. Earning a certification validates your knowledge against industry standards, can boost your career opportunities, and sets you apart from your peers.

Become an SME Member

We want to help you succeed in all areas of manufacturing. Join today to learn. engage. advance. with SME.

 

SME Connect

Engage virtually with industry peers through SME Connect

 

Manufacturing Engineering magazine

Receive a guaranteed subscription to Manufacturing Engineering magazine

 

Local Chapters

Build relationships in your local community

 

Certification

Get substantial discounts on certification study materials and exams

 

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