An organization for individuals, students, educators and companies involved in manufacturing. Through its events, media, membership, training and development, and the SME Education Foundation, it shares knowledge to advance manufacturing. Focus is aerospace and defense, energy, medical and motorized vehicles.

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Dearborn, MI 48128 US


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Highlights from AeroDef 2018 aerospace defense manufacturing conference

Composites at AeroDef 2018
Highlights from the Aerospace Defense Manufacturing Conference – AeroDef 2018 include new technologies for tooling, drilling/machining and inspection of advanced composites.

SME, SAMPE join forces for composites conferences
SAMPE's Fall Technical Conference and Exhibition will be held at the same time as SME's Tooling for Composites Conference and Exhibition.

News briefs -- Sept. 16, 2008
AOC announces management reorganization; Henkel wins sustainability award; SME issues call for speakers; TPI Composites adds personnel.

Composites textbook revised, updated
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME, Dearborn, Mich.) has released the second edition of Fundamentals of Composites Manufacturing: Materials, Methods, and Applications. First published in 1989, the new edition has been revised and expanded to include recent advances, case studies and examples designed to

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