Industry Organizations

Society of Vacuum Coaters

Society of Manufacturing Engineers
SME is a good resource for all professionals. This site is also the home of Manufacturing Engineering Magazine, Forming & Fabrication Magazine and Automotive Plastics Magazine.

American Society for Testing Materials
This site is the resource for standards.

A supplier of thermochemical diffusion products, engineered bushings and engineered surface treatment solutions.





Industry Magazines

Modern Machine Shop
This site is full of interesting articles and links related to the machining industry.

Tooling & Production
This site is a good resource for the machining industry professional.

Cutting Tool Engineering
An excellent resource for improving your manufacturing process. Cutting tool improvement and optimization is always a topic.

Injection Molding Magazine
This site is an excellent resource for the molder looking for industry news, technical articles, and the latest products.

Plastics Technology
This site is a good resource for the plastic's processor.

Forging Magazine
This magazine is dedicated to improving the forging process and providing technical resources to the forging industry.


Steel Suppliers

Bohler Udeholm
A supplier of stainless and tool steels.

Finkl & Sons
A supplier of molding, forging, and die cast steels.


Technical Resources

This site has a material's database that includes metals, superalloys, ceramics, thermoplastic and thermoset polymers and semiconductors.