What Can SME Do For You?

An SME membership is open to everyone involved in manufacturing — from C-suite execs to practitioners to students. Join now for exclusive access to SME’s extensive resources and a vast network of manufacturing’s best and brightest.

Join SME today by applying through the National organization website

Join SME

SME is the only professional organization that represents members from all facets of manufacturing. From practitioner to educator to researcher to students, we provide our members with invaluable connections to industry peers; trusted knowledge and resources on manufacturing technology and trends; solutions to industry’s most pressing issues; the latest job postings; and career-enhancing leadership opportunities.


You’re In Great Company

Join our growing list of Middle Tennessee manufacturers. Our members represent all facets of industry, from small-midsize companies to global icon household names.

SME Member Diversity

SME members have experience across a variety of industries, fields and with leading manufacturing companies and institutions, including Boeing, Caterpillar, Ford Motor Co., General Motors, the National Science Foundation, NASA, Northrop Grumman, Oak Ridge National Lab, John Deere, Lockheed Martin, America Makes and many more.