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Industry Pulse – Current State of the Manufacturing Skills Gap

February 6, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Growth in Manufacturing is Coming – Are You Prepared?

INDUSTRY PULSE: 2018 Manufacturing Workforce Report

Join Denise Ball, Workforce Specialist at Tooling U-SME, February 6, 2019 to learn more about the state of the manufacturing industry and game changers like new technology, retirements and education partnerships. Special guest panelists from both industry and education will share their experiences and discuss what they are doing to address the urgent skills gap.


Jeannine Kunz, Vice President, Tooling-U SME
Tooling U-SME, a division of SME, delivers competency-based learning and development solutions to manufacturing, including more than half of Fortune 500® manufacturing companies, and hundreds of educational institutions.
Michael Freed, Sinclair Community College, Dayton OH
Mike Freed is the Manager of Manufacturing Solutions, Workforce Development and Corporate Services at Sinclair Community College, Dayton, Ohio. Mr. Freed and Sinclair Community College were part of a consortium that launched the SkillsTrac program for F&P America Manufacturing, Inc..
Delane Sloan, F&P America Manufacturing, Inc.
Senior Manager, Human Resources. F&P America Manufacturing. Inc. is a tier-one international automotive systems supplier for clients such as Honda, Toyota, Acura, Mitsubishi and General Motors.

Explore training and retention challenges and solutions detailed in Tooling U-SME’s Industry Pulse: 2018 Manufacturing Workforce Report.



February 6, 2019
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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