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SME Stands For Manufacturing

Manufacturing builds strong economies and rewarding careers. SME helps manufacturers and the people of our industry grow, learn, and prosper.

Amazon Web Services Webinar Series

We are excited to announce our new partnership with Amazon Web Services. Join our webinar series discussing manufacturing in the cloud featuring experts from Siemens, MachineMetrics, GE Aviation, Proctor & Gamble, Seeq, Rescale, PTC, Bosch and many more. Discover how to streamline your IIoT projects and accelerate time to value.


Submit Your Award Application

Nominations for the 2021 Excellence In Manufacturing Training Award are now open. This award honors the industry's leaders in workforce development who implement best practices for reducing the skills gap and for building a high-performance workforce. The application period runs from April 26 through June 30, 2021, and is open to all manufacturers.

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Registration is open for NAMRC 49

NAMRC 49 will be held virtually June 21-25, 2021 hosted by the University of Cincinnati. Join more than 500 researchers and manufacturers from around the world to share the latest innovations and developments in manufacturing.

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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



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