NIMS

NIMS

The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) was formed in 1995 by the metalworking trade associations to develop and maintain a globally competitive American workforce. Today, NIMS is the industry standard for training and skill validation for precision manufacturing jobs. Our mission is to build and enhance our industry’s talent by ensuring the highest quality, relevant, and efficient training.

NIMS has a stakeholder base of over 6,000 metalworking companies in partnership with the major trade associations in the industry- the Association for Manufacturing Technology, the National Tooling & Machining Association, the Precision Machine Products Association, the Precision Metalforming Association, and the Tooling and Manufacturing Association.