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Volunteers Needed! Become An SME Champion! 356

Ever wonder how you can get more involved in SME with very little time commitment? If you say yes, we have a unique opportunity for you as an SME Champion! What's an SME Champion? An SME Champion* is an important volunteer role that's designed to help other members successfully find the solutions they need as quickly as possible through SME Connect, our ...

Added by Dianna Helka Blog SME Connect Blog 02/23/2021
Business Savvy, Strategic Thinkers And Results-oriented Volunteers Needed! 353

Apply today to serve on the SME Board of Directors and Member Council in 2022-23!   SME BOARD OF DIRECTORS The SME Board of Directors is elected by the entire voting membership of SME. The board is made up of leaders from industry, academia and research whose varied backgrounds represent years of experience from a wide array of manufacturing ...

Added by Dianna Helka Blog SME Connect Blog 01/26/2021
SME Names Bob Willig As New CEO 347

We are excited to announce that on Jan. 1, 2021, Robert Willig will assume responsibilities as SME’s next executive director and CEO. Get to know the person who will lead SME in supporting and advancing manufacturing in the years to come. →  Meet Our New CEO →  View the Press Release Please join us in welcoming Bob Willig to SME!  

Added by Dianna Helka Blog SME Connect Blog 12/08/2020
Equipment Financing: Loan Options For Manufacturing Business Owners 345

Buying equipment to keep your manufacturing business run smoothly can get very expensive. However, equipment financing can help you with that. There are a variety of options you can decide on to fund the equipment your manufacturing business needs. Benefits of Equipment Financing Equipment financing is an advantage because it can save ...

Added by Tiffany Wagner Blog SME Connect Blog 12/02/2020
Can A Personal Loan Be Used To Consolidate Debt? 343

Debt consolidation transforms multiple debts into a single monthly payment. This is an excellent option for those who have many debts and want to reorganize their payment schedules, interest rates, and fees into one. Through debt consolidation, you can take control of your debts and manage them correctly.    In the US, for example, debt is one of the ...

Added by Tiffany Wagner Blog SME Connect Blog 10/19/2020
2020 SME Election Results 322

The 2020 SME International Director and Member Council elections are now complete. The results have been received from EZVoteOnline, the agency designated to function as the Tellers Committee. The election results are attached for your information.  The following individuals have been elected to serve as SME International Directors from ...

Added by Dianna Helka Blog SME Connect Blog 10/09/2020
Help Recognize Women In Science, Technology And Engineering 299

The Manufacturing Institute is currently seeking nominations for its ninth-annual STEP Ahead Awards. These awards  recognize women in science, technology, engineering and production careers who exemplify leadership within their companies. The institute’s STEP Ahead Awards gives women across the country a platform to showcase the incredible ...

Added by Dianna Helka Blog SME Connect Blog 08/12/2020
Volunteers Needed For Champions Program 278

As the world continues to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, SME wants to continue to ensure our members are able to have virtual engagement/interactions with other members. To assist with this, we're seeking volunteers to participate in our SME Connect Champions Program. This program offers an opportunity for SME members to increase their ...

Added by Dianna Helka Blog SME Connect Blog 07/09/2020
2020 Annual Chapter Recognition 274

On behalf of 2020 SME Member Council Chair Brett A. Peters, PhD, and the entire SME Member Council , we're happy to announce the winners of the 2020 Annual Chapter Recognition awards. To attain platinum, gold, silver and bronze status , chapters are rated in four different areas: professional development, communications, the advancement of ...

Added by Dianna Helka Blog SME Connect Blog 06/12/2020
Basics Of Manufacturing Removable Safety Railings 270

Safety railings are essential in any workplace, especially in the industrial setting. Having safety railings also helps in keeping the industrial workplace OSHA compliant. Every single day in the workplace, there is always a hazard. There are different types of safety railings, one of them is the removable safety railings. Having removable safety ...

Added by Tyler Pack Blog SME Connect Blog 05/20/2020

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Why SME 127
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We asked our membership to elaborate on why they choose SME. Here’s what they had to say.