Introducing Our First Excellence In Manufacturing Training Award Winner

  • Date: December 16, 2020
  • Posted by:Jeannine Kunz, Chief Workforce Development Officer, SME

As an organization dedicated to the advancement of manufacturing, SME understands the importance of having corporate recruitment, retention and development strategies as a key pillar of strategic planning for a business. While it has always been important, the ongoing workforce crisis in manufacturing motivated us to document, celebrate and share best practices in workforce development. Read More.

Stanley Black & Decker Puts People in the Center of Industry 4.0 Journey

  • Date: December 01, 2020
  • Posted by:Chad Schron, Senior Director, Tooling U-SME

I recently highlighted companies presenting at SME’s The Best of SMX virtual event that addressed the importance of workforce. Stanley Black & Decker is another inspiring example.

In his closing keynote presentation, “Making Smart Manufacturing Relevant with Enterprise Sized Value,” Sudhi Bangalore, Chief Technology Officer for Global Operations, Stanley Black & Decker, explained how people are at the center of its “massive” Industry 4.0 journey. Read More.