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SME Membership

At our core, SME is a community of thousands of individual members who elevate the practice of manufacturing. With SME membership, you can support our manufacturing community through member engagement, access SME’s collective knowledge of thought leaders, highlight your commitment through networking opportunities, and take advantage of the many career advancement and educational programs that are available through SME membership.


For individuals looking to solidify their manufacturing knowledge, provide thought leadership and invest in the talent of future manufacturing practitioners.
One-Year Membership: $138.00
Two-Year Membership: $248.50
Three-Year Membership: $352.00

Corporate Employee

If your organization is a Corporate Member,* please include your promotional code (provided to your company) to receive your corporate employee discount. If you do not know your code, please contact SME Customer Care at 1.800.733.4763 or

*Premier and Supporting Corporate Membership packages are available. Cost varies by company/agreement/package chosen.


Technical, undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students, as well as researchers and academics.

One-Year Membership: $20.00


For AME members only in accordance with the AME-SME Reciprocal Membership Agreement.
One-Year Membership: $259.00 (for AME/SME)
Two-Year Membership: $472.00 (for AME/SME)
Three-Year Membership: $665.00 (for AME/SME)

If you have any questions regarding your SME membership, please contact Customer Care at 1.800.733.4763.