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About NAMRC

SME's North American Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRC) is recognized as North America's preeminent and longest-running international forum for applied research and industrial applications in manufacturing and design with its presentations and publication of original, basic and applied research in advanced manufacturing.

An annual event since 1973, NAMRC advances the scientific foundation of discrete-parts manufacturing leading to next-generation applications of emerging and innovative technology in material removal, forming and additive manufacturing processes and machines, and cyber-physical systems. The conference attracts global academicians, government and industry researchers, engineers, students and leaders in manufacturing to interact with each other and advance the field. NAMRC features peer-reviewed papers, keynotes, special opportunities for networking and collaboration, and recognition of research implementation, service and achievements.


NAMRC Image Scientific Committee
The NAMRI/SME Scientific Committee is responsible for coordination of NAMRC in conjunction with the host school.
NAMRI Proceedings Conference Proceedings
Available online, with free access.
History History of NAMRC
See how NAMRC has contributed to manufacturing research since 1973.