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Member-Exclusive Newsletters

Through our three exclusive newsletters, SME keeps our members up-to-date on the latest developments in manufacturing. We also share member news and information, local chapter activities, engagement opportunities and valuable insights from key volunteer leaders. Subscriptions begin automatically after joining, with the option to change at any time. 

SME Daily Executive Briefing

SME Daily Executive Briefing, edited and produced by Bulletin Media, is an exclusive member benefit that ensures readers are informed on relevant issues affecting the manufacturing industry. Sections include: Manufacturing, Workforce Development, Technology, Economic News, and Law and Policy.



“SME Daily Executive Briefing has become a staple in my daily career and activities. It gives me a great and accurate pulse on what the industry, economy and trends are doing both nationally and globally, which in turn allows me to diversify my business and career.” Ryan Mulcahy, CMfgT, CAM-T, Materials and Process Engineer, BLUE ORIGIN, SME Member Since 2015

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SME Member Corner

The monthly SME Member Corner highlights various SME announcements; engagement opportunities; chapter activities; spotlights new members and active members, as well as their accomplishments. It also includes the Member Council's monthly From the Desk of... column; awards and recognition opportunities; scholarship information; and more.

We welcome submissions from all SME members! Please submit your content for publication to


2024 Issues

Chapter Officer Connection

The bi-monthly Chapter Officer Connection newsletter provides information important to SME chapter officers. It includes ideas for officers, engagement opportunities, chapter officer spotlights, chapter activity highlights, and information for officers to share with their members.

We welcome submissions from chapter officers to


From the Desk of...Dan Braley

Dan Braley was elected an SME Fellow in 2022, is a past recipient of the SME Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award, and is an SME Certified Additive Manufacturing Technician (CAM-T) and an advisor for SME's RAPID + TCT event. He currently serves as a representative on SME’s Member Council.