Milwaukee Chapter 4

Chapter Officers

Tom Linn

Chris Chomicki 
Randy Raikes

Larry LaBelle

Randy Raikes

Upcoming & Past Tours:



Dec 12 - Tour Appreciation Happy Hour

Past Tours:

WIMTS Show - Wi State Fair Grounds Oct '17
Rockwell Automation - April'17
Yaskawa - March '17
Alto-Shaam - Feb '17 
Trek - Nov'16 
Oberlin Filters - Oct '16
EverBrite - Mar'16
Master Lock - Feb'16
American Friction Welding  - Nov'15
Independence Corrugated Oct'15
Beyond Vision - Sept '15 Big Systems (3D Printing) - May '15
Unit Drop Forge - April '15
Paper Machinery - Mar'15
Lakeshore Brewery Jan'15
D&H industries Nov'14
MGS Oct'14
IMTS Bus Tour '14
Sentry Equipment May'14
Superior Die Set April'14
Chicago Faucets March'14
PowerTest Feb'14
OHS FIRST Workroom Jan'14

Ch4 Management Meetings

Next Chapter Management Meeting:

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
5:30 pm - Meet & Greet   (Ask for the SME Group)
6:00 pm - Dinner * & Call to order

Bullwinkle's Restaurant
20290 West Bluemound
Brookfield, Wisconsin 53045
*  $15 for meal

Technical Meetings

November 9, @ 1 PM 


3D Printing Technologies


N59W14053 Bobolink Ave, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051


Please join us at Big Systems in Menomonee Falls on November 9th  at 1PM, as they present the latest developments in the 3D printing technologies as it continues to emerge and grow in the manufacturing arena. 

During your tour you will learn more about various 3D print technologies and relevant applications.  These print technologies include Fused Deposition Modeling, ColorJet Printing, Stereolithography, Selective Laser Sintering and Direct Metal Sintering.  The tour will also touch on design software options.

Big Systems is a true “Value Added” wide format printer and 3D printer dealer and system integrator that is committed to the success of their customers.  Whether you are buying a stand alone printer or a complete digital department from them including PC, software, printer, laminator and supplies, they strive to ensure you are productive, efficient, and successful with your digital or 3D printing process.

  Please visit our website at www.bigsys.com.   Join us to see the latest print technologies available!


Chapter 4 Newsletter

Chapter Chair Message

Dear SME Members

Welcome to SME Chapter # 4. SME International and Chapter 4 are dedicated to providing opportunities for its members to gain manufacturing knowledge in many ways. Chapter 4 does this by providing events and company tours and its sponsorship of mentoring with various grade and high school programs.

We look forward to seeing you at our November tour at BIG SYSTEMS. 

Thomas J Linn
2017 SME Chapter 4 Chair