Posts from May 2011

Bearing and Lubrication Training

May 31, 2011

Proper lubrication and maintenance go hand in hand in keeping bearings operating reliably. This is why lubrication is a key influence in increasing the equipment life span by 3-8 times. In fact, incorrect lubrication accounts for 30 percent of bearing failure in rotating equipment. The right training skills are required for your employees to safely and efficiently perform their jobs. An introduction to bearings course is great for first timers and our...

Manufacturing Outlook Improves? What does this means for Training?

May 20, 2011

Recently the economic outlook in the manufacturing sector has begun to improve. In fact, Navistar re-hired 150 employees and plans to hired another 100 by 2014. Even Caterpillar has seen a record improvement in profits and has announced expansion projects in its U.S., China and Brazil plants. With this improvement, it’s very likely that there will be an increase in hiring in the manufacturing sector. When it comes to hiring new employees...

Why Hydraulic Training?

May 18, 2011

Hydraulics provide the motion, power and the control required to achieve much of what we take for granted in modern life. Without it, we wouldn’t have attractions such as the London Eye or steel to produce skyscrapers. Manufacturing plants that use hydraulic system should be aware of the importance of keeping the equipment clean. In fact, hydraulic systems should be checked for potential oxidation problems and thermal degradation of additives in the...

Manufacturing productivity up 6.3 percent in first quarter

May 5, 2011

Jobless rates are up, but manufacturing rates are rising too? How can you train your current workforce to meet the current market needs? ITC Learning offers a catalogue of courses to aide training skills. A report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows a 6.3 rise in manufacturing output in the first quarter of 2011. Hours worked and compensation grew by 3.3 and 2.6 percent respectively. Unit labor costs, however, have...

Organizations demanding industrial training choices

May 4, 2011

When it comes to industrial training organizations like to have a selection of training methods to choose from. AT ITC Learning, we understand that a one-size-fits-none training program won’t work, which is why we have developed a variety of training formats for your organization to choose from. Online Training ITC Learning offers iKnow online training classes that can be performed anytime or anywhere there is a computer and internet access. A few...