Tooling U-SME

Phone: 216-706-6600
Toll-Free: 866-706-8665
Fax: 216-706-6601

Please visit: Tooling U-SME

Mailing Address:
3615 Superior Ave. E
Bldg. 44, 5th Fl.
Cleveland, OH 44114 US

A Special Message from Tooling U-SME


Tooling U-SME delivers versatile, competency-based learning and development solutions to manufacturing, working with over half of all Fortune 500® manufacturing companies, plus educational institutions across the country.  A division of SME, Tooling U-SME partners with customers to build high performers who help their companies drive quality, productivity, innovation, and employee satisfaction.  

Product Categories of Tooling U-SME

  • Training of All Types, Including Audiovisual/Internet

Trade Names

  • Tooling U
  • Tooling U-SME
  • ToolingU

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Why Tooling U-SME?

The difference that delivers results.

Training Products/Catalog

At Tooling U-SME we have a proven, comprehensive approach to designing results-driven workforce development solutions. The content is aligned to business needs and built to achieve desired outcomes. The delivery method? Our portfolio of products lets you choose the options that fit your needs.

Our training includes:  Online, Instructor-Led, Custom Classes, Apprenticeships, Certifications, Assessments, and On-Demand.

Learning Services

We offer:  Workforce Performance Assessmnt, Custom Program Design, Consulting, Train-the-Trainer Programs, and our Competency Framework for Manufacturing Excellence.

Almost 600 Online Classes

With more than 500 unique online classes and about 75 instructor-led presentations, Tooling U-SME provides a broad yet deep catalog of manufacturing training topics. Plus, every class has been reviewed and validated by industry experts, giving you the peace of mind that comes with confidence in their knowledge and authority.

You can search for training classes by functional area, job role, or business need, allowing you to pinpoint the content and delivery method that best fits your company’s distinctive training requirements.

Product Announcements Provided By Tooling U-SME

Tooling U-SME Introduces an Accelerated Approach to Apprenticeship to Help Build the Manufacturing Workforce

Tooling U-SME Explains the Return on Investment When Companies Train their Manufacturing Workforce

As seen in MMS

Adapting to Aerospace Change
The changing demands of aerospace companies have prompted machine shops such as this one to evolve their processes and equipment to become more competitive.

Tooling U to Host Training Event
tuXperience 2012 coincides with the Fabtech show at the Las Vegas Convention Center in October.

Tooling U Hosts Training Event
The event is scheduled for November 14 and 15 in Las Vegas.

Tooling U to Train MSC Reps
MSC Industrial Supply Co. (Melville, New York), a distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair and operations products and services, has announced an agreement to create a co-branded certificate program with Tooling U, a Society of Manufacturing Engineers company that provides of online training for the manufacturing industry.  Every member of MSC’s metalworking sales team will participate in the online training program.

Tooling U Relocates to Brick-and-Mortar Site
Tooling U has relocated its headquarters to Tyler Village, a downtown redevelopment project in Cleveland, Ohio.

Mazak Expands Online Training Class Offerings
Machine tool builder Mazak (Florence, Kentucky) has expanded the online portion of its comprehensive Progressive Learning program to include four Mazak-specific programming classes, which are offered in partnership with

Tooling U Aims To Help Training Succeed
Toolingu. com, a Cleveland-based provider of online manufacturing training, has added a range of services designed to help companies succeed in implementing training programs.

Online Training Provider Expands Curriculum
Toolingu. com, a provider of online training for the manufacturing industry, has expanded its curriculum to include rigging, robotics and welding.

Online Supervisor Training With Shop-Floor Focus
Tooling U, a provider of online training for the manufacturing industry, has released a new series of classes for first-time supervisors. Titled “Supervisor Essentials,” the set of classes covers topics including effective communication, leadership principles, performance management, conflict resolution and basic cost accounting. Unlike traditional “soft skills” training, these classes are tailored specifically for a manufacturing audience.

Manufacturing Training Via Mobile Devices
TU Mobile is a mobile training platform from Tooling U that allows users to access the company’s training Web site from anywhere in the world, without using a computer. The company says that by introducing the platform, it intends to increase usability and portability of training. The platform offers many features from the company’s main training site.