DEARBORN, MI-The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) has announced the release of a nine-DVD package based on the “Fundamentals of Tool Design, 5th Edition” textbook.

“We’ve developed this package with the manufacturing educator and practitioner in mind,” says Mark C. Tomlinson, executive director and general manager of SME. “It covers everything you need to supplement your training and be even more viable in today’s tough job market.”

A number of industry experts, such as Todd Grimm of T.A. Grimm & Associates Inc., Louis C. Dorworth of Abaris Training Resources Inc., John MacArthur of DASI Solutions LLC and Richard Leed of Leed Steel, lent their knowledge and expertise to develop several releases within the DVD package.

The package consists of a free “Fundamentals of Tool Design” textbook, now in its 5th edition, as well as nine DVDs, which are now available for preview on SME’sstorefront.

To purchase the “Fundamentals of Tool Design” package, which includes all nine DVDs and a free copy of the “Fundamentals of Tool Design, 5th Edition,” call (800) 733-4763.

Use Priority Code: 09PU23 when placing your order. Save 20% off your package order before June 30, 2009 ($799/Members: $699). DVDs also are sold individually ($110/Members: $99).