The purpose of NAMRI/SME is to advance knowledge in manufacturing
engineering through research and development.
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 advancement of the
scientific foundation of discrete-parts manufacturing. NAMRI/SME’s annual conference, the North American Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRC), is a prominent international forum for the presentation and discussion of technical innovations and manufacturing research.