Manufacturing Letters

Manufacturing Letters

  • Volume 4
  • Issue 4
  • ISSN 2213-8463
  • SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.072
  • Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.68
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Editor-in-chief: Mears

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Manufacturing Letters (MFGLET) is an online, rapid-publication journal providing a home for short, high-quality papers from the international academic and industry communities on important advances from all interdisciplinary research areas impacting manufacturing.

The journal promotes an exchange of ideas and communicates significant developments of immediate interest to others engaged in formative research that contributes to progress in manufacturing techniques, models, processes, and systems.

Original concise papers are encouraged describing new kinds of manufacturing based on new processes or materials, new concepts in manufacturing systems or enterprises, or novel ways to look at old problems and solutions in manufacturing that show promise. Papers merit acceptance, for example, by detailing the key elements of an emerging field of research, describing the potential of an experimental or theoretical improvement, or demonstrating a new contribution to practice or policy. Papers should not merely confirm or extend previous work.

To meet a vital need to rapidly disseminate current scientific findings, Manufacturing Letters uses a streamlined review process. Papers are peer reviewed and (1) accepted as written or (2) rejected within four (4) weeks of submission. Rejected papers can be revised but must be resubmitted as new manuscripts.

Papers are limited to 1500 words, not including the abstract, references, and a maximum of four (4) figures or tables. Papers must be original contributions, not simultaneously submitted elsewhere, previously published or scheduled to be published. The language of the journal is English.

Emerging research communicated in Manufacturing Letters is presumed to be ongoing; therefore, authors are encouraged to submit a full-length journal paper to an appropriate publication outlet, such as the Journal of Manufacturing Systems or Journal of Manufacturing Processes.

Manufacturing Letters is an official journal of SME, in cooperation with the North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME (NAMRI/SME).

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  • SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.072
  • Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.68
  • Impact Factor:
  • Five Year Impact Factor:
  • ISSN: 2213-8463
  • Issues: 4
  • Volume: 4
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27C2021Mar 04, 2021Mar 03, 2021
28C2021Jun 17, 2021Jun 05, 2021
29C2021Sep 17, 2021Sep 14, 2021
30C2021Dec 02, 2021
31C2022Feb 03, 2022
32C2022Jun 17, 2022
33C2022Sep 19, 2022
34C2022Dec 02, 2022