As the Workforce Development Division of SME, our commitment to upskilling the manufacturing workforce is backed by a century of expertise and service to the industry and goes well beyond our training products.

By leveraging our industry knowledge and relationships with leading manufacturing, education, and workforce experts and organizations, we are able to develop a variety of resources covering industry challenges, best practices, and strategies for what's new and what's next.

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The Best of SMX: Accelerating Workforce Performance

Learn about four key points manufacturers are utilizing to achieve workforce performance.

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Solving the Talent Challenge with Millennials and Gen Z

To attract younger generations to manufacturing careers —we first need to understand them.

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A Look Ahead: Technology Accelerates Manufacturing Process and Learning Process

An adaptable, innovative spirit has been the hallmark of manufacturing from the beginning.

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Milbank’s Training Earns Manufacturing Award

Milbank provides outstanding benchmarks for companies seeking to build a workforce strategy.

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How To Build A Workforce Development Program

Dixon created an apprenticeship program that, inspired a focus on workforce development.

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GM Additive Manufacturing Roadmap

GM’s additive manufacturing roadmap, and how it continues to influence automotive production.

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Grant Provides Students With Online Manufacturing Courses

SME and Tooling U-SME raise funds for (CTE) students to help support virtual learning.

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M22 Honoring The Best in Manufacturing Training

SME’s second annual Excellence in Manufacturing Training Award goes to Boeing.

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XR Technologies in Manufacturing Training

Extended reality (XR) technology in manufacturing are poised to change the way we work.

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Certifications Offer Students Advantages

Landing the first entry-level manufacturing job can be a challenge.

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Collaboration Key to Workforce Development

Throughout the country, schools are building the manufacturing talent pipeline.

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Organizations Connect Communities to Career Pathways

SME highlights organizations that provide job training to underserved communities.