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Manufacturing builds strong economies and rewarding careers. Learn about our unique wide range of services that help manufacturers and the people of our industry grow, learn, and prosper.

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Excellence in Manufacturing Training Award

SME Excellence in Manufacturing Training Award

Honoring a manufacturer for exceptional commitment to talent development, recruitment and retention through training programs that build a high-performing workforce. The recipient of the award serves as an example for all manufacturing organizations seeking to build or enhance their training programs.
Boeing Receives Excellence in Manufacturing Training Award

Honoring the Best in Manufacturing Training

Congratulations to the Boeing Company for receiving the 2021 Excellence in Manufacturing Training Award. Boeing has been committed to investing in its global workforce through a world-class training and development program that helps drive business success.
Scholarship Success Story

Scholarship Helps Hispanic Engineering Student Forge New Life Path

Devin Baylon, a freshman chemical engineering major at Texas A&M University – Kingsville, is a 2021-22 recipient of the new Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship for students underrepresented in STEM-related careers that is funded by IQAir North America and administered by SME Education Foundation.

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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.

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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



Get substantial discounts on certification study materials and exams


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