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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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Women in Manufacturing

SME, Women in Manufacturing Association Announce Reciprocal Student Memberships

The reciprocal memberships allow students pursuing education in manufacturing-related fields to pay one $40 fee to become student members of both associations, with access to the resources and network of both.

Resume Review & Career Guidance Fair

Sign up to virtually connect with SME Coaches who will work to help you move forward with your career goals. Connect from anywhere and get professional feedback and make your resume stand out from the rest. Join us on November 3, 12-3 PM EST.


Join us at EASTEC October 19-21

Preview what’s waiting for you at EASTEC, including three engaging keynotes, a digital transformation panel, and hundreds of exhibitors showcasing new products and services to keep your business moving forward.

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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.

Become an SME Member

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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