MOTOMAN ROBOTICS BECOMES AUTHORIZED PROVIDER OF IACET CEUs

The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has recertified Motoman Robotics, a division of Yaskawa America, Inc., as an Authorized Provider under the new ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard. Motoman Robotics has been an Authorized Provider since 1993. IACET Authorized Providers are the only organizations approved to offer IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

"Motoman Robotics is proud of our educational programs which train hundreds of engineers and manufacturing personnel each year," states Doug Schenher, vice president of Motoman Robotics, Customer Satisfaction Group. Schenher adds, "Our continued partnership with IACET is a demonstration of our commitment to continuing education and high standards for our programs."


The Motoman Technical Education Center features:

Robots in classrooms for hands-on learning
Application-specific classrooms
Large, well-equipped welding lab for hands-on learning
Comprehensive training curriculum with over 75 different courses including Basic Programming, Advanced Programming, Maintenance, Concurrent I/O, purchasable options and customized training

Motoman Robotics is one of nearly 650 organizations around the globe that have had their programs vetted by third-party experts in continuing education to ensure the highest possible standards are met. In order to be recertified as an Authorized Provider, Motoman Robotics completed a rigorous application process, including a review by an IACET site visitor, and successfully demonstrated adherence to the ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard addressing the design, development, administration and evaluation of its programs. Motoman Robotics has pledged its continued compliance with the Standard, and is authorized to use the IACET name and Authorized Provider logo on promotional course material. In addition, Motoman Robotics is linked to the IACET web site and is recognized as offering the highest quality continuing education and training programs.


About Motoman Robotics Division
Founded in 1989, the Motoman Robotics Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. has grown to become the second largest robotics company in the Americas with an installed based of more than 30,000 units. Its products include robotic automation solutions for virtually every industry and robotic application, including arc welding, assembly, coating, dispensing, material handling, material cutting, material removal and spot welding operations. For more information please visit our website at www.motoman.com or call 937.847.6200.

About IACET
The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) is a non-profit association dedicated to quality continuing education and training programs. IACET is the only standard-setting organization approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for continuing education and training. The ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard is the core of thousands of educational programs worldwide. For more information, please visit www.iacet.org or call 703.506.3275.

Featured Product

SCHUNK's New Safety Gripping System EGN

SCHUNK's New Safety Gripping System EGN

With the SLS, SOS, and STO functionalities, the SCHUNK EGN gripping system certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 13849 enables safe human/machine collaboration. If the production process is interrupted by an emergency shut-off, the SCHUNK EGN goes into either a safely limited speed mode or a safe stop mode depending on the activated protection zone. In contrast to other solutions available on the market, the SCHUNK safety gripping system is continuously powered even in the safe operating stop so that the gripped parts are reliably held even without mechanical maintenance of gripping force. As soon as the protection zone is released, the gripper immediately switches back to the regular operating mode without the system having to be restarted.