The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), Dearborn, MI, has released the Fundamental Manufacturing Processes videotape series that explains all the manufacturing processes from basic operation to latest technology. The tapes focus on everyday technology, names of machine and tool components, and basic operations and machining methods. Viewers learn by seeing processes in action with live shop floor footage shot in today's factories. High quality animations and illustrations further explain the intricacies of an operation.