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Nov 14, 2019, 09:00 ET The Future of Manufacturing Comes to Pittsburgh in 2020

SME and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology, will take their co-sponsored Smart Manufacturing Experience event to Pittsburgh in 2020....


Nov 13, 2019, 12:15 ET SME Installs Officers, International Directors and Council Representatives

SME, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing manufacturing and educating its current and future workforce, has installed its new officers,...


Nov 11, 2019, 09:00 ET Dr. Susan Smyth Installed as 2020 SME President

SME, a manufacturing association promoting the interests of manufacturing industries, advanced manufacturing technologies and the development of the...


Oct 16, 2019, 09:00 ET Manufacturers to Find Key Opportunities in IIoT and Big Data at SOUTHTEC

The revolutionary digitalization of manufacturing — also known in the industry as Industry 4.0 — affects everything from production to processes to...


Oct 10, 2019, 16:10 ET Manufacturers to Learn How to Navigate Through a Fluctuating Economy

Manufacturing is one of the most important drivers of economic growth; it's the stimulus for everything from trade, services and jobs. As the economy ...


Sep 19, 2019, 10:01 ET Small Manufacturers Find Opportunity in Technology Disruptions

SOUTHTEC 2019, the southeast's most influential manufacturing trade show, returns to the Greenville Convention Center in South Carolina October 22-24....


Sep 12, 2019, 10:18 ET SME Announces Election Results; Industry, Academic Leaders Assume Roles on Board and Member Council

Today, SME announced its 2019 election results for six international directors and four Member Council representatives. SME's eligible voting members ...


Aug 14, 2019, 11:39 ET WESTEC 2019 to Focus on Future of Manufacturing in the US

WESTEC, the largest manufacturing event on the West Coast, is coming to Long Beach this year for a three-day event showcasing some of the newest...


Aug 06, 2019, 10:00 ET SME Elects 6 to Its College of Fellows

SME has elected six manufacturing leaders to its prestigious College of Fellows. Since 1986, SME has recognized over 400 members for their decades of ...


Jul 29, 2019, 09:55 ET SME Names Craig Connop Chief Financial Officer

SME today announced the hiring of Craig Connop as its new Chief Financial Officer. Connop, who joins SME with more than 25 years' experience in...


Jul 17, 2019, 10:11 ET SME Selects 4 as 2019 Distinguished Faculty Advisors

SME has selected four academic leaders to receive its 2019 Distinguished Faculty Advisor Award. This annual award, established in 2011, recognizes...


Jul 16, 2019, 13:19 ET SME, Stratasys Announce Winners of FANUC-Inspired SkillsUSA Additive Manufacturing Competition

SME and gIobal additive manufacturing leader Stratasys have announced the winners of their co-sponsored 2019 Additive Manufacturing Competition, held ...


Jul 11, 2019, 12:14 ET SME's North American Manufacturing Research Institution Announces Manufacturing Vision Award Winner

SME's North American Manufacturing Research Institution has announced that Sudhanshu Nahata, PhD, a mechanical design engineer for ASML US, was...


May 20, 2019, 16:30 ET Professor Emanuel "Ely" Sachs, Inventor Of Binder Jet Printing And Co-Founder Of Desktop Metal, Receives SME Industry Achievement Award

Professor Emanuel "Ely" Sachs, inventor of binder jetting and co-founder of Desktop Metal, a company committed to making metal 3D printing accessible ...


May 20, 2019, 11:19 ET Manufacturing Leaders and Researchers Recognized at 2019 SME International Awards Gala

SME recognized and celebrated the achievements of leaders from across the manufacturing industry and academia at its recent 2019 International Awards ...


May 02, 2019, 13:00 ET Leaders in Composites Manufacturing Recognized at SME's AeroDef 2019

SME, an association supporting the manufacturing industry, along with its Composites Manufacturing Tech Group, recognized an industry leader and two...


Apr 18, 2019, 10:00 ET SME Names 2019 Class of Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineers

Today, SME announced that it has recognized 14 young professionals with its Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award. These up-and-coming...


Apr 16, 2019, 10:00 ET SME Recognizes Five Prominent Manufacturing Professionals with International Honor Awards

SME today announced that five manufacturing professionals from industry and academia are being recognized with its 2019 International Honor Awards....


Apr 10, 2019, 10:00 ET SME's EASTEC 2019 Explores Sustainable Manufacturing

The benefits of sustainable manufacturing practices extend past environmental considerations. At EASTEC, the largest manufacturing event on the East...


Mar 27, 2019, 13:11 ET AeroDef Manufacturing 2019: Technology Breakthroughs Transforming Manufacturing

SME's AeroDef Manufacturing conference and exposition will gather the leading companies and executives from aerospace and defense manufacturing...


Mar 21, 2019, 10:00 ET SME To Host RAPID + TCT Event

SME, an association of professionals, educators and students committed to promoting and supporting the manufacturing industry, will host its RAPID +...


Feb 05, 2019, 09:00 ET HOUSTEX Brings the Latest Manufacturing Technologies and Disruptions Back to Houston

HOUSTEX, the Southwest's leading manufacturing trade show, once again returns to Houston, Feb. 26-28, at the George R. Brown Convention Center. The...


Jan 23, 2019, 11:44 ET 2019 SME International Directors and Member Council Representatives Take Office

In addition to its five officers of the Board of Directors, SME has installed eight international directors to serve on the governing body of the...


Dec 05, 2018, 15:18 ET SME Names Steve Prahalis Chief Operating Officer

SME today announced that Steve Prahalis, vice president of SME Studios and Canadian Operations and interim vice president of Events, has been...


Dec 03, 2018, 15:37 ET SME Installs 2019 Officers of its Board of Directors; Elects Seven to SME College of Fellows

SME, a manufacturing association promoting the interests of manufacturing industries, advanced manufacturing technologies and the development of the...