Thank you to all those who made the journey to Penn Engineering Galway on Thursday the 8th March 2018 for the officially launch the Irish Chapter of SME. A special thank you to Dr Richard Keegan for his engaging and informative talk on Lean in Ireland. SME Ireland Chapter wishes to become a network for all manufacturing professionals, students, academics, engineers, and leaders. To be a platform that helps to identify industry gaps, challenges and problems. We wants to find solutions to obstacles faced in the manufacturing industry and break workforce related barriers by running training programmes, workshops, seminars and by liaising with educational institutions.
The enthusiasm and positivity our vision was met with at the Launch gives us in the SME Ireland Chapter great hope for a successful and engaged future with the engineers who attended and any who wish to join us in the future. SME Ireland Chapter is a society driven to provide exactly what our members need. If there is anything you would like to learn about SME Ireland or the benefits of joining our society please don’t hesitate to as. Our Email is firstname.lastname@example.org, alternatively find us on LinkedIn, or explore the SME.org website.
About US – SME-Ireland Chapter
Non profit organization that serves manufacturing industry and promotes advanced manufacturing technology, develops talent and skilled workforce.
Promotes local chapter creation which enables manufacturing professionals to share knowledge, resources that generate solutions meeting industry demand.
Provides opportunity to attend workshops, seminars or other industry specific events organized by the chapter.
Its history dates back to 1930s America, where American Society of Tooling Engineers was born.
we wish to create a community, where members actively continue to contribute and share research and fact based experiential and academic knowledge in order to promote and advance strong manufacturing culture in Ireland.
The purpose of such community is to allow its members to discuss challenges, create solutions and forge new relationships inspiring dynamic exchange of possibilities for further and continuous improvement.
We wish to create an active and relevant SME Chapter in the Mid-West of Ireland.
We wish to ensure that this society acts as a knowledge sharing platform for manufacturing engineers, professionals, leaders, educators and students.
We wish to participate in and organise mentoring and training programmes, workshops and seminars promoting technological advancements, skills and knowledge.
We wish to communicate and collaborate with SME members, other global chapters and manufacturing industries.
We wish to run discussion blogs on specific technical topics and Best in Class (BIC) operational practices.