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October 24, 2007 - Designed to discover and showcase new and emerging technologies, member-driven program titled "Technologies that Could Change the Way You Manufacture" will assess technologies based on readiness level, stage in market adaptation, breadth of application, and ability to have positive impact. Nominations are being sought from manufacturing leaders representing broad spectrum of industries, applications, and technologies. Deadline for nominations is Nov 12, 2007.

SME Seeks Nominations for Industry-Changing Technologies


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Press release date: October 12, 2007

DEARBORN, Mich., October 12, 2007 - The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) has developed a new initiative to identify technologies that are making an impact across the industry. Technologies that Could Change the Way You Manufacture is a member-driven program to discover and showcase new and emerging technologies that are making a difference in manufacturing.

Nominations are being sought from manufacturing leaders representing a broad spectrum of industries, applications and technologies. Technologies will be assessed based on their readiness level, stage in market adaptation, breadth of application, and their ability to have a positive impact. The nomination deadline is November 12, 2007.

"With the wide range of new technologies available each year, manufacturers are looking for guidance to determine which might be applicable to their organization", said Mark Tomlinson, executive director and general manager, Society of Manufacturing Engineers. "We are harnessing the expertise of our members to evaluate these new initiatives and to help manufacturers discover and adopt those technologies that will make them more efficient and more competitive."

All nominations will be reviewed by SME's Technical Community Network (TCN) who will select the top nominations in their area. The network is comprised of eight key manufacturing disciplines:

Automated Manufacturing & Assembly Forming & Fabricating Industrial Laser Machining & Material Removal Manufacturing Education & Research Plastics, Composites & Coatings Product & Process Design & Management Rapid Technologies & Additive Manufacturing

The top nominations will then be sent to an overview committee to make the final selections. Throughout the process, additional technical experts and the nominator may be brought in to answer questions and provide additional information as needed to ensure the most informed decisions are made.

Winning companies will be featured in a series of articles in Manufacturing Engineering magazine, conference sessions at IMTS 2008, newsletters, technical papers, Technical Community Forums and news releases.

For more information about the Technologies that Could Change the Way You Manufacture along with the nomination form, go to www.sme.org/technologies_change.

About SME: The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (www.sme.org) is the world's leading professional society supporting manufacturing education. Through its member programs, publications, expositions and professional development resources, SME promotes an increased awareness of manufacturing engineering and helps keep manufacturing professionals up to date on leading trends and technologies. Headquartered in Michigan, SME influences more than half a million manufacturing practitioners and executives annually. The Society, which celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2007, has members in more than 70 countries and is supported by a network of hundreds of technical communities and chapters worldwide.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact SME Public Relations by phone (313) 271-1500, e-mail communications@sme.org, or Fax: (313) 425-3403

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