SME's Largest Member Chapter - founded in 1936, celebrating 78 yrs.
Top 10 Reasons To Join The Society of Manufacturing Engineers
For less than 34¢ per day, join SME and Realize These Great Benefits!
Networking, Networking, Networking! Join a local, active Chapter and/or join a Technical Community, designed to provide you with the most current information in your specialized manufacturing niche.
Receive carte blanche access to Technical Papers… (Free to members -- Over 17,000 to choose from!!) Enjoy a complimentary copy of one of our most downloaded papers on Lean: Organizational Preparation for a Lean Culture (A $15 value!!)
In a quandary or just a question. Our in house SME librarian will get you the answers you need! (Typically she can get your toughest questions answered in 24 hours or less!)
SME is in your own backyard in Chicagoland Area.
Find a new job FREE or seek talent for your operation using our Jobs Connection service. (It is a great resource for manufacturers!!)
Enjoy our flagship communication, Manufacturing Engineering magazine as well as our new industry specific Yearbooks (a $25 value), which will focus on industry topics.
Receive generous discounts on all training. (Whether you validate your skills through SME Certification or learn more about specific manufacturing applications through our Certificate programs, our training raises the bar!)
Watch Manufacturing Engineering magazine’s new web streaming video METV, enjoy award winning videos FREE right on your desktop.
Discounts, discounts, discounts on our huge library of DVDs, videos and publications! (SME has the largest selection of manufacturing related DVDs in the world!)
You’ll have fun, “Manufacturing Spoken Here!”. Meet new industry contacts. Share your experience with others younger. Connect with students that will carry on your legacy.