LYNNE CARR: Executive Director Spring Manufacturers Institute (SMI)

Lynne Carr is the Executive Director of the Spring Manufacturers Institute (SMI). The Spring Manufacturers Institute serves, supports and educates North American precision spring manufacturers in their pursuit of competitiveness in world markets.

Connect with others in your industry, get access to technical resources and get educated through SMI’s programs. You are eligible to become a regular member of SMI if you are a North American company or North American branch of an international company that manufactures precision mechanical springs for general sale.

You are eligible to become an associate member of SMI if you are a company that supplies directly to firms or corporations eligible for regular membership materials, equipment or services, provided such materials, equipment or services are either incorporated in the finished spring product or are used directly in the manufacture and/or design of such product.

The Spring Manufacturers Institute (SMI), founded in 1933, is an association of companies that manufacture springs, and their associate suppliers. The members of SMI work together to meet the key issues of the industry worldwide: quality, materials, technology, government regulations.