Advantages of SME Membership
Connect with and learn from industry roundtables, government labs, academic institutions and industrial think tanks through SME Advanced Manufacturing Media (AMM) and the North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME (NAMRI/SME). NAMRI/SME is the premier international forum for applied research and industrial applications in manufacturing and design.
Gain access to our traditional and online communities of practitioners, researchers and CEOs, who shape the future of manufacturing.
Develop and recruit the next generation of manufacturing engineers with our workforce training and certification, mentorship programs, job boards and career awards.
Attend peer-driven and member-orchestrated events that address the interests and best practices of our members.
Keep your finger on the pulse of manufacturing’s future with Manufacturing Engineering
and Smart Manufacturing
Take advantage of industry-leading Lean and Technical certification programs provided by SME and its certification partners, Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) and Shingo Institute. Our certification programs draw on the collective experience and proven practices of thousands of individuals.