Simformotion™ LLC, Peoria, Illinois —a leader in heavy equipment simulator training solutions— announces an academic collegiate scholarship opportunity for the 2016-2017 school year. A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student with an interest in pursuing a career in heavy equipment operation, construction management, mining engineering or any heavy equipment-related program. Students enrolled in an accredited heavy equipment-related program at an institution that utilizes Cat® Simulators as part of their training program, with a minimum GPA of 2.75, are eligible for the scholarship. The scholarship is open to students anywhere in the world meeting the criteria.
Vice President Lara Aaron says, “Contributing to the education of a student that will change the landscape of the world with the help of our technology is exciting! Cat Simulators safely teach students how to operate heavy equipment. The simulators help save the costs of fuel and maintenance associated with running actual machines. Plus they offer students a safe environment to practice applications as many times as needed to learn the fine control movements necessary to operate heavy equipment.”
Cat® Simulators are available in models for the Hydraulic Excavator, Off-Highway and Mining Trucks, M-Series Motor Grader, Small and Large Wheel Loaders, Dozer, Mining Dozer, FM Log Loader, Track Feller Buncher, Electric Rope Shovel and Articulated Truck.
About Simformotion™ LLC
Simformotion™ LLC—a leader in heavy equipment simulator training solutions—is the licensee for Cat® Simulators for Caterpillar Inc. Cat heavy equipment simulators deliver dynamic training technology and outstanding safety results through the power of state-of-the-art virtual training. Operator training simulators can help businesses dramatically lower costs and address initiatives such as safety and production; while ensuring training can be delivered anytime day or night, regardless of weather conditions. Cat® Simulators are chosen as training solutions in such markets as mining, construction, trade unions, government and schools. As used herein, “Simformotion™” means Simformotion™ LLC, a Delaware limited liability company. Simformotion™ LLC is a licensee of Caterpillar Inc.
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