SME Chapter 18
Welcome to the Dayton SME Chapter 18 website. We're always looking for new members, plant tours, presentations, initiatives, etc. to get involved with and participate in. Through participation and sharing of our knowledge and experiences, we'll all benefit and improve our lives both personally and professionally.
Chapter 18 currently consists of over 230 members, and has been a local Chapter since 1938. Chapter 18 is just one of the many chapters around the country. To learn more about the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, please visit the SME national website at... www.sme.org.
We accept and encourage any and all suggestions, ideas, and comments regarding this website and our local Chapter as a whole. Please click on either the "Officers" or "Contact Us" link to let us know what you think. Your input is valued and appreciated, and all suggestions will be reviewed. Thanks, enjoy, and have a Great Day!!!
2013 Student Night Sinclair Community College
Featured Speaker, Rodney Grover, SME Education Foundation
What: 2013 Student Night on Tuesday, 10-Dec 2013, at Sinclair CC.
Where: Sinclair CC, Bldg #13, Tartan Terrace meeting room,
Located on 4th floor, NE corner of Bldg #13
When: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Speaker: Mr Rodney G. Grover, Asst Director, SME Education Foundation,
SME Headquarters, Dearborn, Michigan
Dinner provided by Chapter 18, Pizza and soft drinks.
Park in Lot C, located behind Bldg #13, Item K on
Campus Map Reservations, please contact: Adam Baird, 937-866-4327, NLT, 6-Dec '13
Free career training offered for manufacturing software
By Steve Bennish, Staff Writer - Posted: 10:24 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013
A Beavercreek company is offering a free traning course next month that will give participants a basic understanding of manufacturing using computer numerical control equipment, also known as CNC.
Adaptive Technology Solutions said its “Manufacturing Pays” program is open to veterans, the unemployed or under-employed and those from a non-manufacturing environment interested in pursuing work in the manufacturing industry.
The program is from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. the week of Nov. 4, Monday through Friday. ATS said the program provides attendees with basic CNC knowledge and information on G-code, CAM, and Edgecam Workflow.
After successfully completing the program, each attendee will receive an Edgecam license, which comes with yearly updates and training updates, ATS said.
To register, go to www.ATScnc.com/manufacturingpays
Training will take place at:
Adaptive Technology Solutions
3171C Beaver Vu Dr.
Beavercreek, OH 45434
2013 SME Chapter 18 Christmas Party
Dayton SME Chapter #018 Invites you to join with them
for their annual Christmas Social & Dinner Party at:
Location: Franco's Ristoranto, 824 E. Fifth St. Dayton, OH.
Time: 6:30 PM Dinner, Social at the bar: 5:00 to 6:30 PM,
Tuesday, 17-Dec 2013
Registration POC: Bill Brownsberger 937-252-7021 (W)
2013 SME Student Night at Sinclair CC, AIM Center, Bldg #13
Date & Time: To Be Determined
5 Trends Shaping the Machinery Industry in 2013
A White Paper Spotlight
Following a 3.7% increase in 2012 over the previous year, U.S. purchasing and supply chain executives are more optimistic about capital expenditures in the manufacturing sector this year, according to the Institute for Supply Management's monthly survey. They expect to increase equipment spending by 7.6% in 2013. That outlook could change with the perceived ups and downs in the economy. This white paper identifies the top five trends in the industrial machinery and equipment markets in 2013 that are driving significant impact on business this year and beyond. Read this paper to learn what the trends are, as well as how organizations like yours are adapting to them.
Click here to read the white paper from SAP.
Manufacturing Attracting the Next Generation
The Edge Factor is an initiative supporting the SME Education Foundation's mission of inspiring the next generation of contributors to the manufacturing industry. This film project aims to advance the image of manufacturing—the backbone of our economy—in order to attract young people to the field. Click the banner below to get more information on Edge Factor.
SME Education Foundation
Selects Local Fairmont High School
for Exemplary Status
Advanced Manufacturing Curriculum at Fairmont High School
Generates Community Support for Workforce Development
Fairmont High School, Kettering, Ohio, has been selected an exemplary school by the SME Education Foundation, one of six schools in six states where partnerships are fueling a comprehensive community-based approach to manufacturing education.
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