Simformed November/December 2020

In This Issue Free Publicity. Cat® Simulators Support. Excavator Curriculum. Fatigue Danger. Free Publicity Want some free publicity for your heavy equipment operator program? The simulators are an excellent hook. Plan a special event or “day” where you can host a tour of your facility and include the simulators. The

Risks & Effects of Sleep Debt

You could be at risk on the job for injuries, or even a fatality, because of fatigue. Every person needs a recommended amount of sleep. When employees don’t get enough sleep, they and everyone else on the jobsite, are in danger. Take a look at the statistics on the risks

CW Matthews Simulator Apprenticeship Program

C.W. Matthews realized that the best way to have the most safe and efficient heavy equipment operators was to train them in house. But the consistent struggle in training new operators is tying up machines. Because “time is money” it becomes very expensive when machines are not productive. So developing

‘Be Pro Be Proud SC’ hoping to recruit younger workers to skilled trades

WESTMINSTER, SC (FOX Carolina) -- South Carolina leaders are hoping a 53-foot semi-truck trailer equipped with the latest simulation technology will get more young people interested in pursuing a skilled trade for a career. Today the trailer, called the Workforce Workshop, stopped at Tri-County Technical College's Oconee Campus. It's part

Simformed Sept/Oct 2020

In This Issue Compact, Portable Training. SimLite Excavator. Grant Opportunities. Heavy Equipment Curriculum. SimLite for Easy Travel & Remote Learning The pandemic has created a need for more remote learning as schools and businesses keep students and employees safe. Cat® Simulators has responded to that need by developing compact and

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

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