SME Speaks



  1. 2015 SME Lean Manufacturing Round Tables

    Jan 20 - May 19
    ME, United States
  2. January SME Meeting & Dinner

    Jan 28, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM (ET)
    Newport News , VA, United States
  3. CH 39 Awards & 2015 Officer Installation Banquet

    Jan 28, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM (PT)
    United States
  4. CH 39 Itek Energy Tour

    Jan 29, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (PT)
  5. SME 248 Executive Committee Breakfast Meeting

    Feb 4, 6:00 AM - 7:00 AM (PT)
    Spokane Valley, WA, United States


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Get Involved!

If you would like to get involved in the St. Louis Chapter, please contact Greg Walker

RSVP Experimentation

For January and February I have added an option to RSVP to the upcoming stamping and die monthly meetings (see the event list below). Please use this option if you want to keep it around.
Members can attend even if they did not RSVP to the event.

SME Certification Exams

SME Memphis 105 & SME U of Memphis S140 will be proctoring any/all SME professional certification exams on Jan 24, 2015. Let us know if you are up to the challenge!

FFC Year End Review

FFC Year in Review conference call



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