Manufacturing Works’ mission to educate and connect manufacturers includes all levels of a manufacturing company. To help us achieve our mission and bring more offerings to our members, we have partnered with Tooling U-SME.

Through this partnership, we are able to expand our workforce development offerings and deliver solutions on the most needed manufacturing topics through a convenient virtual format. Turnkey Training from Tooling U-SME is a series of predefined online curriculum packages for core manufacturing job roles. Some of the benefits of Turnkey Training are:

  • Learning can occur in small chunks of time – minimizing time away from the shop floor
  • Conveniently allows for cross-training
  • Compliments existing training programs you may have
  • Can be used as a training provider for Manufacturing Works Apprenticeship Consortium

Tooling U-SME covers a variety of different topics including:

  • Additive 
  • Assembly 
  • Composites 
  • Engineering 
  • Forming, Fabrication, Stamping 
  • Leadership
  • Machining 
  • Maintenance 
  • Manufacturing Awareness 
  • Plastics Processing 
  • Quality 
  • Welding 

For more information, fill out the form below and Tooling U-SME will reach out to discuss your needs. 

If you have questions about Manufacturing Works or our other workforce programs – including apprenticeship, please contact Brianna Schultz at

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