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October 2023

The October 2023 edition of Smart Manufacturing is now available as a digital magazine. Links to individual articles are below.


Annie Wang is president of Senvol and a trailblazer for others pursuing careers in additive manufacturing.

Women Leading the Way in Additive Manufacturing

October 27, 2023
Diversity of skills, backgrounds and perspectives is key to innovation
Amy Bryson
By Amy Bryson Contributing Lead Editor, Smart Manufacturing
The neurodiversity movement centers around autism but encompasses many other conditions.

Neurodiverse Talent Brings New Perspectives to Manufacturing

October 31, 2023
How to hire and retain neurodivergent candidates to help bridge the talent gap
By Karen Haywood Queen Contributing Editor, SME Media
South Carolina Lt. Governor Pamela Evette congratulates the first class of BMW Rising Scholars, a one-year pre-apprenticeship program that allows high school seniors to work part-time at BMW Manufacturing while earning a high school diploma.

Meet Your New Apprentice

November 1, 2023
Reshoring remains an uphill battle until we find and train more workers
Kip Hanson
By Kip Hanson Contributing Editor, SME Media

Voices AMplified

Up Front

Passport to Innovation

Manufacturing USA Update

Field Intelligence