The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) recently announced the availability of its new downloadable 2008 SME Publications Catalog. Manufacturing engineers, designers, managers and other practitioners now have immediate access to the catalog, which features more than 370 books, DVDs, study packages, and CD-ROM products for sale.

Some highlights of the new catalog include DVDs on manufacturing's hot topics such as What Lean Means, Incorporating Lean from the Factory to Front Office, Medical Applications of Rapid Prototyping, Minimum Quantity Lubrication and Advanced Robotic Welding; the Fundamentals of Tool Design Video Series; and books such as Walking the Talk: Moving into Leadership.

To view or download the catalog, visit www.sme.org/store. To request a print edition, call (800) 733-4763.