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SME's Silicon Valley Chapter 98 is a non-profit organization advancing manufacturing, education, and technical knowledge to build the foundation for increased product development, manufacturing, and work force development in the San Francisco Bay Area.  We specialize in plant tours, technical events, and student outreach. 

  • Stay up-to-date on the latest trends, innovations, and solutions.
  • Connect with people that can help you discover business opportunities.
  • Grow with education programs designed to help advance your career.
Eventbrite profile  - You can register for current events on this page and view our past events.

Google Calendar
Upcoming Events

California Forum on Energy Efficient Manufacturing (CaFEEM)
October 1, 2015
Website Details and Registration

National Manufacturing Day
October 2, 2015
Host an Event or Find an Event

Italix, Inc.
October 22, 2015
Registration Link



Chapter Chair
Cynthia Cook

Kevin Gregerson

Kyle Macleod

Phil Ogaz

Project Manager
Parag Patel

Webmaster/Digital Communications
David Winslow

Director of Student Chapters
Raya Zion

Student Chapter Liaison
Raya Zion

Event Director for Annual Conference
Joanne Moody

Tour Director
Kyle Macleod

Membership Director
Zack Makowsky

3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing Liason
Fernando Albayeros

SVEC Representative & Director
Guy Dellavecchia

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There is more to do beyond attending meetings. Become a volunteer for student outreach, event planning, plant tours, membership, sponsorship and more!  


Our vision is to support the Bay Area in increasing an environment for growth and job creation.


Our mission is to acquire and provide knowledge and connections for leading edge product development, manufacturing, student outreach, and work force development in the community.

Past Chairs/Advisors

Joanne Moody
Jonathan Cook
Seth Bates
Mark Brinkerhoff
Keith Krook
Barbara Roberts

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