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Balancing Operations and Training

Tooling U-SME's latest report — Balancing Operations and Training: Small Steps Create Big Wins — takes a closer look at some easy first steps and effective best practices that you can implement today to turn small wins into significant progress.

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Manufacturing Engineering

Manufacturing Engineering: November 2019

Fabrication technologies continue to advance, with processing speeds increasing in laser cutting, welding, EDMing and waterjet cutting. In the November 2019 issue, Manufacturing Engineering takes an in-depth look at these technologies and previews FABTECH 2019 in Chicago.
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Certification Programs

Lean Certification

Lean Certification

Lean Certification validates your knowledge of and experience with lean principles. Lean Certification is a global, industry-recognized professional credential, and has three levels: Bronze, Silver and Gold.
Additive Certification

Additive Manufacturing Certification

This gold standard in additive manufacturing certification combines UL’s multi-tiered training program and Tooling U-SME’s professional certification.
Technical Certification

Technical Certification

Whether you are just starting out, or you are a seasoned professional, certification can help you become a high-value commodity to your employer and be among the most sought-after individuals in your industry.

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