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Improve through SME

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 all the opportunities manufacturing has to offer. Within SME, you have access to a community of hundreds of thousands of manufacturers through our events, learning opportunities, technical communities and local chapters.

The Best of SMX Virtual Event is NOW ON-DEMAND!

Did you miss The Best of SMX live? You can still view recorded presentations and explore exhibits.
The Best of SMX Virtual Event
Tooling U-SME

Tooling U-SME

Industry-leading online manufacturing training with comprehensive programs.
Certification Programs

Certification Programs

Industry standard for assessing professional knowledge, skills, competencies and/or abilities.
SME Events

SME Events

Connect with the manufacturing community by attending, exhibiting or sponsoring an SME event.
Jobs Connection

Jobs Connection

Join SME as a member and get unlimited access to manufacturing job postings.
Scholarships

Scholarships

SME supports students pursuing two-year, four-year or advanced degrees in manufacturing or engineering.
Mentorship Community

Mentorship Community

Connecting young people with industry professionals to help guide and advance their manufacturing career.

SME Connect

Through SME Connect you can enjoy two-way conversations with vetted manufacturing professionals. Ask for assistance. Share your expertise. Garner career advice.
SME Connect

Nominations for Honors

SME has several awards to honor the contributions of outstanding individuals within the manufacturing community. SME recognizes the efforts people have put in throughout their education and career to help shape and advance the manufacturing industry.
SME Awards and Recognition

Join our team at SME!

SME is an association committed to promoting and supporting manufacturing. We’re always looking for motivated individuals ready to make an impact on this vital industry.