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SME is your resource for professional development within the world of manufacturing. Earn a third-party validation of your manufacturing experience through SME's certification programs. Utilize a range of updated training resources. Discover the next career path on our online Jobs Connection. Read or watch the latest information in your field of expertise. We are your resource tool to success.

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Individuals can earn their certification through our rigorous, industry-recognized programs. The benefits are standing out from the crowd, increasing personal value to the company and gaining a portable, validated credential.


Gain skills that can help you on the job and distinguish yourself immediately. Through our publicly scheduled classroom, virtual sessions and self-paced learning, you get access to top knowledge resources and trainers in manufacturing.

Jobs Connection

Find the right job by posting your resume on SME's Jobs Connection. SME members can use this service for free as a benefit of their membership; non-members pay a fee.

Books & Video

Use SME's books and videos as your source for the manufacturing knowledge needed in a competitive work environment. Visit to search hundreds of various titles that address new technologies, manufacturing processes, and process improvement.

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