CESMII is about transformation made possible by collaboration. At our very essence is bringing together individuals, organizations and technologies to create one greater good. With membership, comes additional opportunities for collaboration an access our network of valuable resources. 

SM Innovation Centers (SMICs)

SMICs are a network of industry-centric centers-of-excellence throughout the U.S. focused on leading that industry’s ecosystem in the field of SM.

Affinity Groups

Affinity Groups, hosted by CESMII, offer networking opportunities for manufacturers in vertical markets, or with common applications.

MEP Network

Manufacturing Extension Partnership is a public-private partnership with centers nationwide serving small and medium-sized manufacturers

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CESMII and SME Announce the Formation of a Smart Manufacturing Executive Council

CESMII and SME Announce the Formation of a Smart Manufacturing Executive Council

LOS ANGELES – Recognizing the urgent need to accelerate the adoption of Smart Manufacturing in the U.S., CESMII, (the Smart Manufacturing Institute) and SME (the Society of Manufacturing Engineers) are announcing the official launch of the Smart Manufacturing Executive Council (SMEC). Described as “a national think tank of smart manufacturing leaders,” the Smart Manufacturing Executive Council has been created to engage business and technology executives, thought leaders and visionaries advocating for the transformation of the U.S. manufacturing ecosystem.

Rockwell Automation Joins CESMII

Rockwell Automation Joins CESMII

LOS ANGELES, September 8, 2022 – Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, has joined CESMII –The Smart Manufacturing Institute as its newest member. “We’re thrilled to have a market maker like Rockwell Automation join us to help advance the adoption of smart manufacturing across the U.S. manufacturing base,” said John Dyck, CESMII CEO.

Phoenix Contact Joins CESMII

Phoenix Contact Joins CESMII

Phoenix Contact Development and Manufacturing, Inc., has joined CESMII–The Smart Manufacturing Institute. As a platinum member, Phoenix Contact will work with CESMII and other member companies to radically accelerate the development and adoption of advanced sensors, controls, platforms and models–all to enable Smart Manufacturing (SM) to become the driving sustainable engine that delivers real-time business improvements in U.S. manufacturing.