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Posted: July 14, 2009

Society of Manufacturing Engineers seeks nominations for 2010 Class of Fellows

(Nanowerk News) The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) is seeking nominations for the 2010 Class of Fellows. Fellows membership is limited to a select few and is presented in recognition of contributions to the social, technological and educational aspects of the manufacturing profession.
Some of the many notable SME Fellows include Masahiko Mori, president of Mori Seiki Co. Ltd., John W. Sutherland, PhD, Henes Chair Profesor of Mechanical Engineering and director, Sustainable Futures Institute at Michigan Tech, and Richard E. Morley, the father of the programmable controller and a leader in the field of advanced technological development.
Candidates must be SME members in good standing, have a minimum of a B.S. degree or its equivalent in terms of experience, have 20 years of professional (manufacturing-related) experience and must have made outstanding contributions in manufacturing, industrial or educational leadersship. Election to the SME College of Fellows carries lifetime membership in the Society.
Nomination forms and additional information on these and other SME awards may be found by going to
The deadline date to submit nominations and the required letters of recommend is December 1, 2009. Submit nominations to, fax to 313.425.3406 or mail to Fellows Selection Committee, c/o Executive Offices, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, One SME Drive, P.O. Box 930, Dearborn, Mich., 48121.
About SME
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers is the premier source for manufacturing knowledge, education and networking. Through its many programs, events and activities, SME connects manufacturing practitioners to each other, to the latest technology and the most up-to-date processes spanning all manufacturing industries and disciplines, plus the key areas of aerospace and defense, medical device, motor vehicles, including motorsports, and oil and gas. A 501(c)3 organization, SME has members in more than 70 countries and is supported by a network of technical communities and chapters worldwide.
Source: SME
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