Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
One SME Dr.
PO Box 930
Dearborn, MI 48121 US
SME Issues Awards
Recipients will accept their awards in June.
Additive Conference Seeks Artwork
The submissions will be displayed during the RAPID conference.
SME Elects President
The nonprofit has chosen its 2013 president.
Talent Partners Receive Federal Grant
The federal Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge for Advanced Manufacturing will award $2.19 million during the next three years to a talent partnership.
SME, Army Work to Solve Skills Gap
The new effort aligns with the White House's goal to have 500,000 workers receive NAM-endorsed manufacturing certifications in five years.
Westec Moves Forward to Fall of 2013
The biennial manufacturing technology exposition is scheduled for October 15 through 17, 2013, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Foundation Funds School CIM Labs
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation (SME-EF) has announced the funding of $100,000 to upgrade Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) laboratories at 20 Project Lead The Way (PLTW) schools.
Grants Promote Educational Partnerships
The SME Education Foundation recently made two $25,000 grants geared toward promoting partnerships between manufacturers and educational institutions in order to help address the shortage of skilled workers. The first grant went to the Science Center of Pinellas County, Florida, for a new Design Engineering and Manufacturing Education Program that will provide middle and high school students with the opportunity to obtain MSSC (Manufacturing Skill Standards Council) Production Technician Certification.
SME Continues PLTW Funding
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Education Foundation has continued to provide funding of $400,000 to 167 Project Lead The Way (PLTW) highs schools for Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) program upgrades.
Mfg4 Event to Focus on Shared Challenges, Solutions
Fans of Eastec need not be disappointed by news that the previously annual trade show won’t be returning until next year.
WESTEC Announces Keynote Speaker
WESTEC, the biennial manufacturing trade show for the Western United States, has announced that innovation expert and business leader Tom Kelley will deliver the keynote address on March 27. Mr.
SME Elects 2012 President
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) has elected LaRoux K.
Edge Factor-Themed Competition to Highlight Product Lifecycle
The SME Education Foundation and other producers and sponsors of “The Edge Factor” HD series have introduced “Reality Redesigned,” which it bills as “an international student design contest series with a reality show twist.” As much as $40,000 in prizes will be presented live at the SME’s Rapid Conference in Atlanta, Georgia in April. Presented by the Edge Factor team in collaboration with PinkBike (pinkbike.com, the inaugural Reality Redesigned contest features a mountain biking theme.
SME Supports Edge Factor Show
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Education Foundation has partnered with The Edge Factor, an HD series intended to change public perception of manufacturing and attract newcomers to the field.
WESTEC 2012 to Offer New Features
WESTEC organizers say the manufacturing trade show will have a new look, new content and a renewed commitment to area industry when it returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center on March 27-29. Produced by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, the 2012 edition of the event will offer a number of new features.
Jobs Initiative Connects Businesses, Schools
A new initiative from The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Education Foundation aims to create strong partnerships between organizations, businesses and exemplary schools to provide a comprehensive, community-based approach to manufacturing education.
$2 Million Endowment Honors Former Carr Lane CEO
To honor the memory of Earl E.
SME Programs Target Skilled Worker Shortage
As employers across the country continue to shed hundreds of thousands of jobs, many manufacturers face an ironic dilemma.
Manufacturing Education Centers for High Schools
Continuing its mission to encourage young people to focus their education on science, technology, engineering and math, the SME Education Foundation is introducing Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) courses at 400 manufacturing education centers across the country.The CIM program is intended to introduce high school students to careers in manufacturing while engaging industry partners and SME chapter members.
New Event To Alternate Years With Now-Biennial Westec
Effective immediately, the Westec Advanced Productivity exposition will become a biennial event, according to the organizer of the manufacturing technology trade show.
SME Elects First Woman President
For the first time in its 78-year history, the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) has elected a woman to lead the organization.
Certifications Offer Affordable Alternatives To Degrees
With the national unemployment rate hovering at nearly 10 percent, many of the unemployed might consider returning to the classroom. However, there is a high price associated with that decision—the cost to obtain an undergraduate degree can amount to tens of thousands of dollars, and advanced degrees are even more expensive.
“Toolkit” Helps Shops Succeed In Down Economy
Two prominent industry associations have put together a “toolkit” of ideas to help manufacturers innovate, compete and succeed in the midst of the economic downturn. Dubbed the Competitive Manufacturing Toolkit, the initiative was unveiled by The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) and the National Institute of Standards & Technology’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST/MEP) at the Westec show in Los Angeles earlier this year. “Manufacturing has been the backbone of our nation’s economy for more than a century, and we’re not going to get out of this economic crisis without a strong, innovative manufacturing sector,” says Mark C.