Anatomy of a Small Wheel Loader

Wheel Loaders (a.k.a. front-end loaders and bucket loaders) are used to move and load materials such as clay, soil, snow, feed, gravel, rocks, sand, woodchips and many other types. The Wheel Loader has a bucket mounted to the front of the machine with two arms and articulated steering which allows

SimLite Excavator

Discover Cat® Simulators compact portable training for heavy equipment operators. SimLite Excavator allows learners to sit at socially distanced stations and utilize training curriculum that can be accessed remotely or in class. Learn more today!

Cat® Simulators Offers New Compact, Portable Training with SimLite Excavator

Peoria, Ill.— Simformotion™ LLC – a leader in heavy equipment simulator training solutions –announces the release of the new Cat® Simulators System, SimLite Excavator. The new compact and portable system allows instructors and learners to utilize the training inside of the classroom at socially distanced stations or travel off-site with

Simformed July/August 2020

In This Issue New Compact Simulator. Meet our Scholarship Winner. Importance of a Machine Walkaround. Measurable Benchmarks. Online training sessions. Coming Soon! SimLite Excavator We have an exciting announcement: We are about to release a new product line, SimLite! First

Simformotion™ LLC Announces Cat® Simulators 2020-2021 Scholarship Winner

Peoria, IL July 2020—Simformotion™ LLC – a leader in heavy equipment simulator development – is pleased to announce that Royal Whitehead, Arizona, has been awarded the 2020-2021 Cat® Simulators Scholarship. He will receive $2,000 to support his pursuit of a heavy equipment-related career. Applications were accepted from students enrolled

The Benefits of Employee Training

Note: In part one, The High Cost of No Training, you learned the many consequences to organizations that don’t train employees. In part two, find out the upside to training and how to get started. How Employee Training Can Benefit Your Organization Helping employees build skills and knowledge has

The High Cost of No Training

Training is important to workers and organizations alike. In fact, in a Workforce Learning Report from LinkedIn, 94% of employees said they would stay at a company longer if the company invested in employee learning. Whether frontline workers in healthcare, heavy equipment operators on a job site, or back

Simformed May/June 2020

In This Issue Online training sessions. Safety curriculum. Idle time costs. Cat® Safety VR. Free Online Training Sessions During this global pandemic, we know that online training options are more important than ever. While we are all sheltering in place, it is

Why Simulation Trains Learners Faster than Traditional Methods

Why do pilots and physicians train with simulations? Because they can learn better and faster. Pilots were some of the first to use simulators—including the military. Pilots can train in the safety of a virtual environment and never put passengers at risk while learning how to use instruments and

Blind Spot Awareness

Heavy equipment operators inside a cab often have restricted visibility or blind spots. A blind spot means the operator cannot see by direct line of site or by using mirrors. “Struck by” accidents cause many injuries and accidents every year. Heavy equipment operators must learn and be aware of

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