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SME connects all those who are passionate about making things that improve our world. As a nonprofit organization, SME has served practitioners, companies, educators, government and communities across the manufacturing spectrum for more than 80 years. Through its strategic areas of events, media, membership, training and development, and the SME Education Foundation, SME is uniquely dedicated to advancing manufacturing by addressing both knowledge and skill needs for industry. At SME, we are making the future. Together.

Events
Through exciting, interactive face-to-face events such as tradeshows and conferences, SME events serve as the manufacturing industry’s vital conduit. SME creates opportunities for people to showcase innovation, share knowledge, grow their businesses and build relationships. More Info
Membership
SME membership offers many opportunities for enrichment and leadership development. We connect our members to content and expertise that represent the highest ideals of manufacturing advancement. More Info
TRAINING & Development
Tooling U-SME delivers versatile learning and development solutions to its customers, meeting their objectives on their terms so that companies, workforces and students grow. More Info
MEDIA
SME is an industry-leading source of information that provides outstanding, reliable technical expertise delivered to readers through integrated media products. More Info
SME Education Foundation
The Foundation serves the manufacturing industry by inspiring, preparing and supporting the manufacturing workforce of the future. Over its 33-year history, the SME Education Foundation has invested more than $39 million in youth programs, grants, awards and scholarships. More Info
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