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The North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME (NAMRI/SME) brings together researchers from leading companies, government laboratories, academic institutions and industrial think tanks located around the world for the purpose of advancing the scientific foundation of discrete-parts manufacturing.

NAMRC 45 will be hosted by the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, June 4-8, 2017. This conference is the premier international forum for applied research and industrial applications in manufacturing and design. The 2017 conference schedule will include keynote and technical presentations, expert panels, student poster presentations, an exhibition of industry partners, an early career forum, an awards banquet, luncheons and more.


NAMRI Proceedings Conference Proceedings & Peer-Reviewed Journals
Available online, with free access.
Scientific Committee Scientific Committee
The NAMRI/SME Scientific Committee is responsible for coordination of NAMRC in conjunction with the host school.
History History of NAMRC
See how NAMRC has contributed to manufacturing research since 1973.