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SME's Silicon Valley Chapter 98 is a non-profit organization advancing manufacturing, education, and technical knowledge to build the foundation for increased product development, manufacturing, and work force development in the San Francisco Bay Area.  We specialize in plant tours, technical events, and student outreach. 

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  • Connect with people that can help you discover business opportunities.
  • Grow with education programs designed to help advance your career.
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BMESSSJSU Biomedical Device Conference - San Jose
March 31, 2015
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MANEX Lean Manufacturing Class with Simulation - San Ramon
April 17, 2015
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UPCOMING EVENTS 


Intuitive Surgical Tour
Sunnyvale
March 26, 2015
11:30am-2:00pm

Eventbrite - SME Tour - Intuitive Surgical, Inc. - March 26, 2015

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MASS Precision Tour
Santa Clara
April 23, 2015
11:30am-2:00pm

Eventbrite - SME:SV Tour of MASS Precision, Inc.

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2015 SME SV Annual Event
Medical Device Trends - Robotics & Accelerated Product Development
Santa Clara
May 21, 2015

Eventbrite - Medical Device Trends - Robotics and Accelerated  Product Development Conference

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CHAPTER OFFICERS

Chapter Chair
Cynthia Cook

Chair-Elect
Kevin Gregerson

Secretary
Kyle Macleod

Treasurer
Phil Ogaz

Webmaster/Digital Communications
David Winslow

Director of Student Chapters
Raya Zion

Student Chapter Liaison
Raya Zion

Event Director for Annual Conference
Joanne Moody

Tour Director
Kyle Macleod

Membership Director
Zack Makowsky

SVEC Representative & Director
Guy Dellavecchia





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    CAD Drawings - Troubleshooting

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    Rapid Manufacturing

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    There is a common misconception that manufacturing is not rapid and that a new additive technology is set to replace existing...

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Vision

Our vision is to support the Bay Area in increasing an environment for growth and job creation.

Mission

Our mission is to acquire and provide knowledge and connections for leading edge product development, manufacturing, student outreach, and work force development in the community.

Past Chairs/Advisors

Joanne Moody
Jonathan Cook
Seth Bates
Mark Brinkerhoff
Keith Krook
Barbara Roberts

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