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SME Speaks: Composites Usage Expands, Stimulating Innovation

Louis C. “Lou” Dorworth, Division Manager, Abaris Training Resources Inc

4/1/2015

As a member of SME’s Plastics, Composites & Coatings Community and its Composite Manufacturing Tech Group, I have the privilege of working closely with other like-minded members who meet regularly and share information about current trends within industry. Through this collaboration, what we’ve discovered is that many new materials and innovative manufacturing processes have emerged in recent years resulting from an exponential increase in the use of composites across multiple industries over the past 10 years. Full Article

Majority of Manufacturers Plan to Invest in New Technologies



Press Release - SME

3/18/2015

More than half of manufacturing leaders are planning to invest in advanced manufacturing technologies in the next two years, according to SME’s Advanced Manufacturing Media. The findings are part of the organization’s Advanced Manufacturing Opportunities Report, which highlights results of a survey of manufacturing executives, engineers and managers on why companies are investing in and using advanced manufacturing technologies such as industrial robotics and additive manufacturing, or 3D printing. Full Article

SME Education Foundation Names New Director



Press Release - SME

3/30/2015

SME announced Brian Glowiak as the new director for the SME Education Foundation. Glowiak will be responsible for overall day-to-day leadership and strategic direction of the Foundation. The SME Education Foundation prepares and supports the next generation of manufacturing professionals through scholarships, grants and student programs, including the Partnership Response In Manufacturing Education. Full Article

SME Announces 11 New Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineers



Press Release - SME

3/10/2015

SME, a key resource to the manufacturing industry, has chosen 11 new Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineers for their career achievements. This year’s awardees, age 35 or younger from industry and academia, were selected based on their research and development efforts in emerging manufacturing applications, published works, design ingenuity, entrepreneurship and leadership. Full Article

SME Speaks: The Total Cost of Manufacturing…Money, Time and Risk



F. Garret Hendrix, PE, District Sales Engineer, The Lapp Group

3/1/2015

The concept of manufacturing decisions being made with consideration to money, time and risk are nothing new, but that does not make them less relevant. It is worth a fresh discussion, so we may keep it at the forefront of our minds as we continue to make decisions for our companies now and in the future. Full Article

SME’s EASTEC 2015 Showcases New Technologies Transforming Manufacturing Sector



Press Release - SME

3/6/2015

With manufacturing a driving force of economic growth in the Northeast, as well as the United States, more than 12,000 business owners, engineers, designers, production managers and purchasing executives will gather May 12-14, 2015 at EASTEC, the East Coast’s premier manufacturing event.  Full Article

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