Closing Out a Great Year at Tooling U-SME

  • Date: December 19, 2017
  • Posted by:Jeannine Kunz, Vice President, Tooling U-SME

Manufacturing is one of the greatest and most progressive industries in society, playing an integral role in creating productivity, stimulating research and development, and spurring economic growth. Since the Industrial Revolution, manufacturing processes have changed dramatically, and today we are in the midst of a renaissance that promises to help the sector remain the lifeblood of many economies. With advancements in areas such as Industry 4.0, the sky is the limit for the industry we value so much. Read More.

Improving Lives by Providing Workforce Education and Job Placement

  • Date: December 13, 2017
  • Posted by:Randal Watson

Today, we welcome Randal Watson, Instructor, Northeastern Technical College in South Carolina, one of the technical colleges that partners with Tooling U-SME to train the technology experts of the future. Read More.

Pella Corp: Opening Doors Through Workforce Development

  • Date: December 05, 2017
  • Posted by:Jeannine Kunz, Vice President, Tooling U-SME

A recent IndustryWeek article reported the demand for skilled professionals is at a 10-year high. The manufacturing industry — likely your company too — is actively looking for ways to recruit and retain for open positions, from machinist to welder.

We are inspired by Pella Corporation’s story and approach to this challenge. Based in Pella, Iowa, the company has been creating innovative and high-quality windows and doors for more the 90 years. Read More.