Manufacturing Spotlight: Crafts Technology w/ Joe Abbate & Rakesh Patel

Manufacturing Spotlight: Focusing on companies, engineers, and subjects that will make you better!

Join us as we tour Crafts Technology a producing of precision components from Tungsten Carbide & Diamond. We will meet up with two Engineers Joe Abbate & Rakesh Patel as they discuss their career and demonstrate how Visual Management has been made a part of their culture at Crafts.

Event: Democratizing Advanced Manufacturing – Ensuring Prosperity and Security

Date: June 1st, 2021
Time: 1pm Central 
Presenter: Dr. Thomas Kurfess of Oak Ridge National Labs

This talk presents some of the technical concepts and business models that will enable new technologies and capabilities in the manufacturing sector to be rapidly deployed throughout the U.S. industrial base.

Insight will be presented into next generation resilient production operations and business models that favor local and point of assembly manufacturing.

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Manufacturing Spotlight: Crafts Technology w/ Joe Abbate & Rakesh Patel

Manufacturing Spotlight: Crafts Technology w/ Joe Abbate & Rakesh Patel

Manufacturing Spotlight: Focusing on companies, engineers, and subjects that will make you better!

Join us as we tour Crafts Technology a producing of precision components from Tungsten Carbide & Diamond. We will meet up with two Engineers Joe Abbate & Rakesh Patel as they discuss their career and demonstrate how Visual Management has been made a part of their culture at Crafts.

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Event: Democratizing Advanced Manufacturing – Ensuring Prosperity and Security

Event: Democratizing Advanced Manufacturing – Ensuring Prosperity and Security

Date: June 1st, 2021
Time: 1pm Central 
Presenter: Dr. Thomas Kurfess of Oak Ridge National Labs

This talk presents some of the technical concepts and business models that will enable new technologies and capabilities in the manufacturing sector to be rapidly deployed throughout the U.S. industrial base.

Insight will be presented into next generation resilient production operations and business models that favor local and point of assembly manufacturing.

read more
Get into Manufacturing!

Get into Manufacturing!

Manufacturing is an exciting, important industry unlike any other. Our days are filled with problem solving and satisfaction from a job well done … Check it Out!

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SME CEO Sat Down with SME Chicagoland; checkout the recording!

SME CEO Sat Down with SME Chicagoland; checkout the recording!

CEO Bob Willig sat down with SME Chicagoland to get to know one another and share ideas about how to improve the SME membership experience, how to attract and retain new members (especially early career professionals and students), and the role both corporate and members can play in advancing SME.

Check out the recording!

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Meet SME CEO Bob Willig

Meet SME CEO Bob Willig

As of Jan. 1, 2021, Robert “Bob” Willig will assume responsibilities as SME’s next executive director and CEO.

Attend this virtual meeting to get to know the person who will lead SME in supporting and advancing manufacturing in the years to come.

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Crafts Technology – Virtual Tour

Crafts Technology – Virtual Tour

Tour of Crafts Technology.

Crafts Technology delivers the most advanced systems & tooling that enhance the utilization & performance of industrial equipment.

Date: Thursday February 25th, 2021
Time: 8:30am – 10:00am Central
Location: Virtual

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Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB)

Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB)

Prepare to take the CMFgT exam and become a SME Certified Manufacturing Technologist. Career Pathway: ? Outcome: ?  Duration: 6 separate 3 hours sessions Course Fee: $900 + $ $150 (Fundamentals of Manufacturing Package)  CSSBB Body of Knowledge: Enterprise-Wide...

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Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB)

Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB)

Prepare to take the CMFgT exam and become a SME Certified Manufacturing Technologist. Career Pathway: ? Outcome: ?  Duration: 6 separate 3 hours sessions Course Fee: $900 + $ $150 (Fundamentals of Manufacturing Package)  CSSGB Body of Knowledge: Six Sigma &...

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Lean Bronze Certification (LBC) Exam Review Course

Lean Bronze Certification (LBC) Exam Review Course

? Career Pathway: Outcome: Duration: ? Course Fee: $900 + $ $150 (Fundamentals of Manufacturing Package)  Phase I – Exam                                   Exam content is linked to the Lean Bronze Body of Knowledge.  Candidates are expected to successfully pass...

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