Mitsubishi Certifies Training Center at Bertelkamp Automation
June 27, 2013 – Mitsubishi Electric Automation authorized Bertelkamp Automation, Knoxville, Tenn., as a Mitsubishi Electric Certified Training Center (CTC). The agreement with Bertelkamp makes the training center the first in the Southeastern United States to provide Mitsubishi Electric university-based training for its programmable logic controls (PLCs), human machine interfaces (HMI), variable frequency drives (VFD) and robots. Training for the company’s products was previously available only at Mitsubishi Electric Automation headquarters in Vernon Hills, Ill. and at its regional sales offices.
“The Southeast has a large concentration of Mitsubishi Electric Automation customers. We established a certified training center at Bertelkamp Automation to provide these customers with easier access to training,” said Mark Werthman, Director, Technical Support Group for Mitsubishi Electric Automation. “The demand for training in that region has increased significantly over the past few years and the addition of the CTC in Knoxville will allow us to better respond to that increased demand. But, beyond the location, we chose Bertelkamp as a certified training center because of the company’s commitment to personalized technical service.”
Bertelkamp Automation is a factory automation distributor representing a number of pneumatic, hydraulic, and motion control components and systems. The company provides factory and customized training to help customers learn the products it distributes.
Mitsubishi Electric Automation will provide Bertelkamp with its university curriculum and will train the instructors. This ensures that the content and delivery will be the same at Bertelkamp as at Mitsubishi Electric’s own training centers.
“We view the certified training center as an investment in our ongoing commitment to customer service and training. The Southeast location is more convenient and cost effective for our customers,” said Bert Bertelkamp, President of Bertelkamp Automation. “Offering this level of training at the local level is another way we can bring value to our customers, as well as reinforce our strong relationship with Mitsubishi Electric Automation.”
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc.
Headquartered in Vernon Hills, Ill., Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., offers a wide range of factory automation products, solutions, training and support services for the industrial and commercial sectors. A U.S. affiliate company of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Mitsubishi Electric Automation represents more than 75 years’ experience in the automation industry. A broad product portfolio includes programmable automation controllers (PAC), programmable logic controllers (PLC), human machine interfaces (HMI), variable frequency drives (VFD), servo amplifiers and motors, control software, computerized numerical control (CNC), circuit breakers, robots and motion controllers. The company takes its motion control solutions on the road with the 53-foot long Solutions in Motion mobile showroom that appears at tradeshows, training seminars and other events across North America.
MORE TRAINING NEWS
Bosch Rexroth offers electric drives and controls training courses
Rexroth experts provide hands-on training for manufacturers and operators, helping them best utilize Rexroth electric drives and control components.
ACM Facility Safety and Endress+Hauser Announce P&ID Interpretation Workshop
This 2-day course gives students the ability to read and understand P&IDs for the analysis of emergency situations; and for safety, environmental...
George Brown College updates PLC Technician II to 3D
PLC Technician II now contains ten 3DWorlds within the PLCLogix software, enabling users to simulate a “hands on” experience using the Logix...
ISA and Beamex to co-host calibration webinar
The free web seminar on 13 November 2014 will discuss the common pitfalls related to calibration system implementation and how to overcome them.
ISA and Beamex to present web seminar on calibrating pressure instruments
The free web seminar, from noon to 1:30 p.m. on 2 October 2014, will discuss the fundamentals of pressure instrumentation as well as some of the...
China’s MV drive sales drop in 2014 and 2015
MV drive revenues declined by more than 10% in 2014 to $2.5 billion as increased competition and lower demand eroded prices, says HIS.
The Architecture of the SCADA Mobility Infrastructure
By Edward Nugent, PcVue Inc., et al
The different way in which mobile device users interact with their devices compared to operator’s...
PLCopen wants comments on Coding Guidelines
PLCopen invites all interested parties to give feedback on this document until October 23, 2015.
Columbus McKinnon to Acquire Magnetek
Magnetek designs and manufactures digital power andmotion control solutions for material handling, elevators and mining applications.
Low-voltage motor suppliers unsure of impact of energy efficiency regulations
By Preston Reine, IHS
With so many conflicting signs in the current economic environment, motor suppliers are reportedly uncertain as to how...