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METV Free Online Video Channel Launched by SME

Press release date: Oct 11, 2006

DEARBORN, Mich., October 11, 2006: The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) recently launched a free online streaming video channel known as Manufacturing Engineering TV (METV) at Each month, viewers will be able to watch an SME award-winning video program on their computer free of charge in its entirety. METV provides a service to evaluate a new video from some of SME's leading titles on Machining, Lean, Quality, Forming & Fabricating and Composites. METV is targeted at manufacturing engineers, managers, designers, students, job shop owners, and those who look to increase their knowledge of fundamental and advanced concepts to improve their products and services.

Here are some highlights of the upcoming ME TV Lineup:

October 06           Introduction to Lean Manufacturing November 06          Sheet Metal Stamping Dies and Processes December 06          A Lean Supply Chain at John Deere January 07           Cutting Tool Geometries February 07          Computer Numerical Control March 07             Industrial Robotics April 07             Automated Composite Layup & Spray-Up May 07               Thermal & Abrasive Waterjet Cutting Processes June 07              Basic Holemaking July 07              Measurement and Gaging August 07            Basics of Grinding September 07         Cutting Tool Materials October 07           Electrical Discharge Machining November 07          Punch Presses December 07          Breakthrough Kaizen Events
SME Videos:e Center: (800) 733-4763

For more information or to order an SME video visit or call (800) 733-4763.

About SME: The Society of Manufacturing Engineers 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 engineers and executives annually. The Society has members in 70 countries and is supported by a network of hundreds of chapters worldwide. Visit

Contact: Alex Yovanovich SME Public Relations Phone: (313) 717-2091 Email: