What We Do

ASME is organized
into major
business areas
serving customers
ranging from
consumers to corporations,
from engineers
to government.

Individual but connected, each business is responsible
for its own profits and losses while also contributing to each
other's success. This means an opportunity for you to experience
a variety of jobs, technologies, and locations. To meet and learn
from interesting and talented people. To make an impact by
working on things that make a real difference in people's lives.

Our Business Groups


  Marketing and Sales The Marketing group reaches and engages consumers, businesses, and employees and is a single, unified group across products, services, and devices. The group is home to centralized and connected advertising, brand, communications, and media teams.  
  Programs ASME develops and implements multiple programs that support, create, and advance the field of engineering in 5 key areas: K-12 STEM Education, University Student and Early Career Engineering programs, Engineering for Global Development and Engineering for Change, Government Relations & Engineering Education, and our Industry Advisory Board.  
  Standards, Development
& Training
ASME codes and standards cover engineering disciplines ranging from hand tools and elevators to bioprocess equipment and piping systems. In general, ASME standards provides technical guidelines for promoting safety, reliability, productivity and efficiency across all areas of mechanical engineering.  
  Engineering Research &
Technology Development
The ERTD group handles the meetings and events of ASME. We also oversee all of the membership groups (technical, geographic, affinity) of ASME and support their engagement with the rest of the organization. We facilitate research into emerging technologies and work with our volunteers to act as Subject Matter Experts in assisting other Sectors in developing products and programs.  
  Conformity Assessment
& Publishing (CAP)
CAP is the division of ASME that deals with product based Conformity Assessment programs (mostly in the boiler and pressure vessel areas) and Publishing – which includes Journals, Conference Papers, Mechanical Engineering Magazine, ASME Press Books, and Web site articles.  
  Finance The Finance business group includes treasury activities, tax planning, accounting and reporting, internal auditing, and investor relations.  
  Human & Capital Resources
The HCR group is responsible for staffing, compensation, benefits, organizational development, diversity, and workplace culture; in addition to Facilities Operation and Information Technology.  
  Legal The Legal group is responsible for all of the legal affairs of the Society. It maintains and develops the legal infrastructure required of a US-based non-profit which operates internationally, including organizational policy, document retention, regulatory compliance, and contracts.