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Canadian Society for Quality Becomes Lean Certification Alliance Endorser Partner

Author: SME Communications

The Lean Certification Alliance, a partnership of three leading nonprofit organizations (Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME), the Shingo Institute, and SME), has announced that the Canadian Society for Quality (CSQ), a non-profit, membership-based organization that promotes quality improvement and business excellence principles, has become an Endorser Partner of the Lean Certification Alliance.

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SME Names Steve Prahalis Chief Operating Officer

Author: SME Communications

SME has announced that Steve Prahalis, vice president of SME Studios and Canadian Operations and interim vice president of Events, has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, a new position within SME. He will report to Sandra Bouckley, interim CEO and Executive Director.

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SME, Arconic Foundation Release 2018 Manufacturing Compensation Report

Author: SME Communications

SME, in partnership with Arconic Foundation and the SME Education Foundation, today released the 2018 Manufacturing Compensation Report. The report, released to coincide with the observation of Manufacturing Day, offers a comprehensive look at salaries, bonuses and other compensation for both hourly and salaried manufacturing employees.

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New Tooling U-SME Workforce Report Shows Not Enough Being Done to Address Manufacturing Workforce Challenges

Author: SME Communications

Tooling U-SME, the leading provider of manufacturing training solutions, has released its latest workforce study, the "Industry Pulse: 2018 Manufacturing Workforce Report." The study exposes some disturbing revelations: The manufacturing skills gap continues to hinder large portions of the industry and represents a significant impediment and threat to manufacturing growth and the adoption of new technologies.