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Tennessee Manufacturing Extension Partnership (TMEP) Launches New Online Training Program: Tooling U - SME

Tooling U - SME Online Training by TMEP

[Knoxville, Tennessee, May 2024 ] - The Tennessee Manufacturing Extension Partnership (TMEP) is proud to announce the launch of its latest initiative aimed at bolstering the skills and capabilities of the manufacturing workforce across the state. In collaboration with Tooling U - SME, a leading provider of online manufacturing training, TMEP introduces a comprehensive online training program designed to empower workers with the latest industry knowledge and skills.

This new online training program, Tooling U - SME, offers a wide array of courses covering various aspects of manufacturing, including leadership, quality, lean, machining, welding, industrial maintenance, and more. With online self-paced courses that typically take 60 minutes to complete, participants can enhance their expertise and proficiency in key areas essential for success in today's competitive manufacturing landscape.

Tooling U- SME is tailored to accommodate the diverse needs of manufacturing professionals, from entry-level workers seeking to build foundational skills to experienced technicians looking to stay updated with the latest industry advancements. Participants can access the training modules anytime, anywhere, allowing for convenient learning that fits into their busy schedules.

Manufacturers interested in accessing the online training program offered by TMEP in partnership with Tooling U - SME can find more information by visiting To set up a customized no-cost & full access account, contact your local solutions consultant at . 


About the Tennessee Manufacturing Extension Partnership:

The Tennessee Manufacturing Extension Partnership (TMEP) is a manufacturing consulting organization providing high-value, affordable solutions and is committed to building a thriving industry across the state. TMEP is housed within the University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services and is a part of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership National Network. For more information about TMEP, visit or email