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SME Announces Workforce Partnership with BlueForge Alliance

SME Announces Workforce Partnership with BlueForge Alliance

The two non-profit organizations have joined forces to fill critical gaps in the manufacturing workforce and bolster the nation’s defense capabilities. This partnership will support the Navy Submarine Industrial Base Program’s efforts to recruit, train, and hire more than 140,000 skilled workers in the next decade.

SME Media Launches Smart Shop Essentials

SME Media Launches Smart Shop Essentials

SME Media recently launched Smart Shop Essentials, a multi-platform initiative designed to help small and midsize manufacturers (SMMs) understand, access and deploy smart manufacturing solutions. Editorial content will provide practical guidance, insightful analysis of industry trends, and a wealth of valuable information to help SMMs kickstart and advance their smart manufacturing journey.

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What’s Next for 3D Printing?

The global additive manufacturing (AM) industry topped $20 billion for the first time in 2023 and is projected to reach nearly $100 billion by 2033. While new applications and technical advances are ongoing, plenty of challenges remain. SME Media’s annual AM Industry Report features contributions from experts at dozens of leading companies and organizations, representing a diverse cross-section of 3D-printing manufacturers, materials suppliers, software developers, and end users.

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