Since the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) was formed more than 75 years ago, its goal has been to serve its members and advance manufacturing engineering. One of the ways in which the Society accomplishes this goal is through its technical publications. SME membership is made up of a broad spectrum of members ranging from shop-floor practitioners to professors and advanced researchers, and while SME members are diverse in their interests and backgrounds, so are their needs for disseminating and reviewing technical information. Technical publications are important because they keep members and customers abreast of new technologies as they become ready for shop-floor implementation. Not only do technical publications increase knowledge and offer solutions to difficult manufacturing problems, they also offer an opportunity to earn certification credits.