SME Speaks



  1. SME 248 Executive Committee Breakfast Meeting

    Dec 3, 6:00 AM - 7:00 AM (PT)
    Spokane Valley, WA, United States
  2. December Chapter Meeting

    Dec 3, 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM (ET)
    Dayton, OH
  3. Chapter 11 December Meeting

    Dec 3, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (CT)
    United States
  4. Chapter 17 Christmas Party

    Dec 4, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM (CT)
    Valley Park, MO, United States
  5. Engineering Your Career Path

    Dec 5, 5:45 PM - 8:45 PM (PT)
    Bellevue, WA, United States


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    Mesa Industries Plant Tour

    Posted in: Cincinnati...



President’s Award to Paul Hamre

Congratulations to member Paul Hamre on receiving the President’s Award from Chair Tim Lange. Paul has served as Treasurer for 2013 and 2014.

Longtime SME Member & Mfg Leader Passes Away

SME would like to express its condolences to the family of Mr. Lester Earl Goetzke (Midtown Manufacturing Co.), who was chair of Minneapolis Chapter 11. He passed away on 11-14-2014.

Christina Ramsey has been awarded the 2014 Jim Rogers Scholarship

This years winner of the Jim Rogers Scholarship is Christina Ramsey from University of Houston. Congratulations Christina!

Job Posting: Part-time Solidworks Mechanical Engineer opening @ DecTron

This is a Part Time position to start and schedule is very flexible.

Projects and priorities change rapidly so individuals who thrive in a fast paced, accelerated delivery environment excel. Travel is occasionally necessary as is working onsite...



  • Natalie Lowell

    Results of Forming Industry Roadmap Meeting at FABTECH 2014

    Forming & Fabricating Community

    Thank you to everyone who had a hand in creating and participating in our forming technology roadmap meeting at FABTECH...

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    'Living wage' getting hard to earn in low -skilled jobs

    Dayton No. 18

    Working at the same company as his father wasn't initially part of Jordan Kiracofe's plan when he graduated from high...

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    The costs and benefits of horizontal machining

    Dayton No. 18

    The shift from vertical to horizontal machining was even more expensive than this shop anticipated. It was also more valuable....

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    Topper Plastics Tour

    South LA/Orange County No.233

    SME Chapter 233 Orange County / South Los Angeles County, CA hosted a tour of Topper Plastics in Covina, C

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    The much anticipated "Manufacturing Processes & Materials" debuts in its 5th edition

    Manufacturers know the value of a knowledgeable workforce. The challenge today is finding skilled people to fill these...