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COVID-19: Manufacturing News and Resources

SME is monitoring COVID-19 as it evolves, paying close attention to the latest guidance provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Follow SME Media for up-to-date news and stories tracking the manufacturing industry and the response to COVID-19.

2020 COVID-19 Future Outlook Study Executive Summary

2020 COVID-19 Future Outlook Study Executive Summary

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COVID-19 Resources

Online Training
Keep manufacturing moving during this unique time with Tooling U-SME online training solutions.
Creators Respond Campaign
Manufacturers are mobilizing in response to COVID-19 through the Creators Respond campaign.
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National Association of Manufacturing Resources
The National Association of Manufacturers is responding to COVID-19 with many helpful resources.
Tooling U-SME Mobile App
Download the Tooling U-SME app today and have manufacturing training on the go – anytime, anywhere.
U.S. Small Business Administration Relief Programs
The U.S. Small Business Administration is providing relief programs to help keep manufacturing on track.
U.S. Department of Labor
The Department of Labor has resources to help workers and employers address COVID-19.
CDC Resources
The CDC provides many helpful resources to businesses and employers in response to COVID-19.
Fun Things To Do
100 things to do while stuck inside due to a pandemic.

Help Fund Online Manufacturing Education

“Stay at home” mandates have upended the educational experience for high school students across the country. Learn how the SME Education Foundation is taking action to ensure that thousands of career and technical education students at high schools across the country have access to online manufacturing education.