May - Presentation by Tooling U

SME Chapter 186


May 14th Meeting

Advancing Manufacturing Knowledge

Tooling U On-Line Training


Tooling U-SME is a leader in manufacturing workforce development which delivers versatile learning and development solutions to meet the unique needs of companies and educational institutions throughout the global manufacturing community. Every day, thousands of individuals use Tooling U-SME training to enhance their knowledge and expertise. We support more than 210,000 individuals and more than 5,000 organizations.

Key Facts

  • More than 50% of Fortune 500 manufacturing companies are Tooling U-SME customers

  • Over 500 community colleges, high schools and middle schools are Tooling U-SME customers

  • Documented average of 20% increase in knowledge (pre-test to post-test)

Presenter - Client Executive, Dave Aschenbach will present how:

  • Current state of the industry stance on skills gaps, limited employment pool, workforce trends, succession planning and preparing for the future.

  • Solutions with corporations ranging from 10 to 10,000 employees to strengthen their workforce.

  • Programs with educational institutions as well as local, state and national grant programs to support manufacturing knowledge and to improve the knowledge and credentials of future manufacturers.

  • Alignment of Tooling U-SME content to national credentials, industry certifications and mapping to individual or state curriculum requirements.

  • Tooling U-SME programs with the DOD and government agencies to help support veterans learning and training programs.

  • Specific Tooling U–SME solutions such as – consultative services, instructional design services, outcome assessments, on-line training, Instructor-Lead Training, digital books and video’s through Knowledge Edge and certifications.


Date – Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Meeting Location – Brock Student Center, Hawkeye Community College, 1501 E. Orange Rd, Waterloo, IA

Click on the below link or paste it into a web browser for directions to the meeting and dinner locations:,+Hawkeye+Community+College,+1501+E.+Orange+Rd,+Waterloo,+IA&hl=en&ll=42.430932,-92.327471&spn=0.02382,0.036221&sll=42.43676,-92.329531&sspn=0.023818,0.036221&hq=Brock+Student+Center,+Hawkeye+Community+College,+1501+E.+Orange+Rd


5:00 – 6:00 pm – Social

6:00 – 7:00 pm – Dinner

7:00 – 8:00 pm – Tooling U Presentation and Q&A

8:00 – 8:15 pm – Business Meeting/Announcements

Dinner Costs

Members – $15

Retirees – $10

Students – $10

Non-Members – $20

(Attending the presentation only is free.)

Meal Options

Hot barbequed shredded pork sandwiches w/ baked beans, potato salad & dessert.

Vegetarian meals available by request at time of registration

We encourage Spouses, Friends, and Significant Others to attend.

For additional information or questions please e-mail the chapter at:

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