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Editor In Chief
Alan Rooks
arooks@sme.org 
847.239.0070



Alan Rooks
oversees the monthly Manufacturing Engineering magazine, the SME Media portion of the web site, eNewsletters, iPhone and iPad apps and industry-leading social media programs. A business journalist for the past 36 years, Alan served as editorial director for Cutting Tool Engineering magazine from 2006 to 2015.

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Senior Editor
Bill Koenig
bkoenig@sme.org 
313.425.3058

 

Bill Koenig specializes in coverage of manufacturing news, additive manufacturing (3D printing) and custom media projects. Bill previously worked in the Detroit bureau of Bloomberg News and The Indianapolis Star, where he covered manufacturing. Writes the monthly NewsDesk department in the monthly magazine.

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Associate Editor
Chris Mahar
cmahar@sme.org 
313.425.3160

 

Chris Mahar develops content for Manufacturing Engineering magazine and SME Media on a wide variety of manufacturing topics and issues. A graduate of Michigan State University’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences, Chris previously worked in SME’s Communications Department and at public relations agencies.

Smart Manufacturing magazine

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Editor In Chief
Brett Brune
bbrune@sme.org 
313.549.5193

 

Brett Brune considers and edits all content for Smart Manufacturing magazine and covers news and technical manufacturing developments in the smart manufacturing space, as well as the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation. Brett previously worked at the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post and The New York Times.

Business Staff

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Group Publisher
Dave O'Neil
doneil@sme.org
313.425.3260

 

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Audience Manager
Mary Venianakis
mvenianakis@sme.org
905.755.0783

 

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Digital Product Manager
Marty Watson
mwatson@sme.org
313.425.3099

 

Regional Sales Representatives

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Eastern
Leslee Faulkner
lfaulkner@sme.org
734.306.5336

 

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Mideast (Detroit)
Annette Navarre
anavarre@sme.org
313.425.3272

 

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Central (Chicago)
Bill Lepke
lepkeb@sbcglobal.net
630.975.0185

 

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Western
Paul Semple
paul@semplemedia.com
916.880.5225

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