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Join Us at RAPID + TCT 2023

The two industry leaders in 3D-technology events, SME and Rapid News Publications, have teamed up to produce the annual RAPID + TCT event, which takes place May 2-4, 2023 in Chicago, IL.

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Scholarship Success Story:
Kalie Johnson

Kalie Johnson is an environmental engineering student who’s been able to attend school debt-free since receiving SME’s $10,000 IQAir North America Scholarship. Learn about her story and how the SME Education Foundation has supported her manufacturing journey.

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Goodwill Toward All Manufacturing Men and Women

Local Goodwill organizations partner with industry leaders to provide job seekers with the skills employers want. In 2021, nearly 2 million people received services from Goodwill to help grow their careers, and more than 123,000 people were placed into jobs in the U.S.


Collaboration is Vital to Grow Women’s Representation in Manufacturing

Without manufacturing, our nation’s economic vitality would be bleak and without women specifically in manufacturing, our society would look drastically different. To advance manufacturing, more can be accomplished when industry leaders focus on a common goal and combine resources to make a positive impact.

Celebrating Women in Manufacturing

In honor of Women’s History Month, SME celebrates the women of manufacturing who’re making a positive impact. Learn how manufacturing has shifted over the years when it comes to the women’s labor force and observe the current programs and people who make up this evolving manufacturing landscape.

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Know Your Industry Trends

SME has all the resources you need to stay informed with manufacturing industry insights, news and products to improve your career.
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Construct Your Industry Network

SME gives you the opportunity to connect with industry leaders and manufacturing professionals who can help you throughout your career.
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We want to help you succeed in all areas of manufacturing and engineering. SME provides a path for individuals to learn, grow and explore opportunities the manufacturing industry has to offer.

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