For advanced industry-wide technical skills, SME offers two certifications.  The Certified Manufacturing Technologist (CMfgT) is an entry-level certification focused on the fundamentals of manufacturing and may be acquired through a baccalaureate program or a minimum of four years combined academic and work experience.  The Certified Manufacturing Engineer (CMfgE) is focused on applied and advanced manufacturing knowledge and may be acquired through a combination of eight years of manufacturing-related education and work experience.

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