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Choose from a comprehensive range of solutions that will help you create the results you need. With 24/7 online access, your salespeople can train anytime, anywhere. Plus, integrated pre- and post-training tests evaluate and document knowledge retention.

With Tooling U-SME, you can:

  • Assess your team’s knowledge
  • Train staff remotely and at their own pace
  • Increase technical knowledge
  • Improve understanding of customers’ applications
  • Have more productive conversations
  • Improve cross-selling
  • Increase customer satisfaction
  • Increase sales

Why do so many choose Tooling U-SME? Our online classes:

  • Consist of over 500 unique titles
  • Cover dozens of categories and hundreds of topics
  • Are developed with the best subject-matter experts in the world
  • Include pre- and post-tests to help gage mastery and ROI
  • Are presented at beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels
  • Offer incredible ease-of-use for students, managers, and administrators
  • Captivate students with engaging, instructive multimedia
  • Are delivered in English and Spanish, with voiceovers in both languages
  • Are mapped to specific competencies for every area, role, and function by our Tooling U-SME Competency Framework

Since the year 2000, Tooling U-SME has used sound methodology, backed by over 80 years of hands-on manufacturing experience, to create the most comprehensive and authoritative content available.


Learn more about how we can help you.

What We Offer

Enhance product knowledge and technical understanding with Tooling U-SME’s training for industrial distribution sales professionals.

Our Process

With our Assess, Train, Measure approach, you can be assured your employees are receiving the right training for the job.

Competency Framework

Our training focuses on increasing your team’s fundamental technical competencies.

Who We Work With

Leading industrial distributors choose Tooling U-SME to meet their workforce training needs.

Top Classes

From Abrasives to Workholding, we offer the classes that industrial distributors need.


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