METV Free Online Video Channel Launched by SME

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


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