The Lean Certification Alliance, a partnership of three leading nonprofit organizations (Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME), the Shingo Institute, and SME), has announced that the Canadian Society for Quality (CSQ), a non-profit, membership-based organization that promotes quality improvement and business excellence principles, has become an Endorser Partner of the Lean Certification Alliance.
SME has announced that Steve Prahalis, vice president of SME Studios and Canadian Operations and interim vice president of Events, has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, a new position within SME. He will report to Sandra Bouckley, interim CEO and Executive Director.
SME, a manufacturing association promoting the interests of manufacturing industries, advanced manufacturing technologies and the development of the manufacturing workforce, has recognized several professionals assuming new leadership roles in the organization for 2019.
RAPID + TCT, the largest and most influential 3D printing event in North America, is returning to Detroit to showcase the growth of additive manufacturing in the heart of industrial America.
Tooling U-SME is pleased to partner with the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining, America Makes and Thomas P. Miller & Associates on a new initiative to bring more learning and development opportunities to the workforce employed in the defense manufacturing sector.
SME, in partnership with Arconic Foundation and the SME Education Foundation, today released the 2018 Manufacturing Compensation Report. The report, released to coincide with the observation of Manufacturing Day, offers a comprehensive look at salaries, bonuses and other compensation for both hourly and salaried manufacturing employees.
SME released its third smart manufacturing report to help manufacturers evaluate and execute strategies to strengthen their ability to compete in industry that is shifting to integrated and flexible advanced manufacturing technology and tools.
Tooling U-SME, the leading provider of manufacturing training solutions, has released its latest workforce study, the "Industry Pulse: 2018 Manufacturing Workforce Report." The study exposes some disturbing revelations: The manufacturing skills gap continues to hinder large portions of the industry and represents a significant impediment and threat to manufacturing growth and the adoption of new technologies.
SME Media has announced an enhanced Resource Center on its media website, AdvancedManufacturing.org, through a partnership with Lead Marvels Inc., a provider of marketing technology and media services and solutions.
SME has honored key and notable contributors to the technical and educational progress and advancement of manufacturing since 1986 by elevating them to the SME College of Fellows.