Hydraulic Training

Beige Book Results Should Encourage Online Industrial Training

June 8, 2012

The Beige Book is a regional review released eight times per year by the Federal Reserve which surveys each of the Fed’s regional banking districts. The most recent report was released on Wednesday of this week and found that conditions in the U.S. economy grew moderately in most regions throughout the April-May period. Growth ranged from moderate to modest in 10 of the 12 banking districts, while the Boston district remained steady...

Another Month of Growth Shows Promise for 2012 Manufacturing

March 1, 2012

Thus far into the new year, the economy has seen promising growth. Factories have been fulfilling more orders, retailers have been making more sales and more jobs have been created as a result. On Wednesday morning, the Federal Reserve reported all 12 of the banking districts have seen growth all through January as well as during the first half of February. Thanks to the positive economic growth the manufacturing industry has also...

South Korea’s Samsung Group to Create Thousands of Industrial Jobs

January 19, 2012

On Tuesday the Samsung Group, an electronics firm headquartered in South Korea, announced they will invest upwards of 47.8 trillion won, which translates to approximately 41.56 billion U.S. dollars, in expansion. They plan to spend this year which will prompt them to hire nearly 26,000 new employees. The electronics conglomerate has proposed to largely invest funds in their new business segment. The group is made up of 66 affiliates which range from...

Industrial Training Tips

November 17, 2011

When it comes to training industrial employees, creating a program that is tailored to your organizations specific needs is key. If your training initiatives are not planned with your employees in mind, there’s a good chance you will not achieve your desired outcome. As a manager your priority is to make sure the implemented training program is effective and maximizes your return on investment. Here are a few tips to ensure your...

Basic Hydraulic Training Skills

August 23, 2011

Hydraulic systems are a vital aspect to an array of industries today, among them, manufacturing, construction, and agriculture. Hydraulic systems are used to conduct power through the use of pressurized fluids. Dealing with hydraulic machinery can be extremely dangerous and the fluids can be incredibly toxic. With the proper hydraulic training employees are less likely to injure themselves and others on the job. ITC offers basic and in depth industrial training courseware...

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...

What is SCORM?

March 17, 2011

What does SCORM compliant mean? SCORM stands for Sharable Courseware Object Reference Model (SCORM), which is a set of specifications that, when applied to course content, produces small, reusable e-Learning objects. A result of the Department of Defense’s Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) initiative, SCORM-compliant courseware elements are easily merged with other compliant elements to produce a highly modular repository of training materials.

Hydraulic System Training

February 16, 2010

All industrial companies need excellent maintenance personnel to ensure that their hydraulic systems are running in perfect condition. A comprehensive mechanical training program about hydraulic systems is needed to ensure that your employees understand the proper maintenance techniques to use. ITC Learning offers these classes to educate your employees about the basics of hydraulic systems, pressure controls, troubleshooting techniques, and many other subjects.  Your employees will need to know how to drain and replace the...