Business Industrial Network

Offers training software, simulators, and videos. Also, on-site training qualifies for CEUs for maintenance, engineering, and management professionals.

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BIN95 also offers industrial training video courses, world-class interactive training software, PowerPoints, and much more. Over a hundred industrial training products for maintenance, engineering, and manufacturing management. Site licenses available too, see ... Popular training products ...

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Automation Control Training Course Bundle

The Automation Specialist Training Software Bundle. Includes the following 7-course software titles. Of specific interest to Industrial Automation Technicians, the industrial automation specialist as well as others....


Automation Control Training Course Bundle

Industrial Hydraulics Training Course

Basic Industrial Hydraulics Training This Hydraulics Training Certificate Course covers the fundamentals of hydraulic engineering systems and pneumatics training too using animation and interactivity to make it...


Industrial Hydraulics Training Course

TroubleX Electrical Troubleshooting Simulator

Fundamental Electrical Troubleshooting test and training software tool is designed for industrial electrical wiring troubleshooting training and testing, but can be used to residentail, commercial electricians and electronic techs too. Includes a...


TroubleX Electrical Troubleshooting Simulator

Online Infrared Training Center

Thermography is use in a broad range of applications. Thermography is used routinely for NDT, PPM, PdM and Condition Monitoring for electrical and mechanical systems, buildings and roofs, boilers and steam systems, and process equipment. ...


Online Infrared Training Center

PID Tuning Blueprint Kit (Professional)

PID Tuning Blueprint Ebooks and Software Download Simplifies tuning PID oops and provides many PID tuning tips. Description:  Over 88 pages with PID Calculator and PID Simulator The PID Tuning Blueprin...


PID Tuning Blueprint Kit (Professional)

On-site PLC Training Workshop

Business Industrial Network provides on site, customized Program Logic Controller (PLC training), for your maintenance and engineering staff. This is yet another way we are responding to our customers needs. Our survey of over 300...


On-site PLC Training Workshop

Industrial Electrical Training Video Library

(Electrical Control Circuits, Motor Controls, and PLCs) 10 Industrial electrical training videos, handbook, instructor's guide, exams and course completion certificate.


Industrial Electrical Training Video Library

9 technical articles »

Lubrication Grease Selection Guide

Mar 08, 2020 | Mike Sondalini

Lubrication Grease, use the right one for the job. Insight into lubrication classification. selection and application of greases. Compare the properties of greases and check those used in your equipment that are suited to the service....

Maintenance Policies and Procedures

Mar 08, 2020 | Larry Bush

A sample for Larry Bush's Maintenance Policies and Procedures - 2nd Edition (A 415-page book in PDF format. Those who purchase also receive 150 support files in editable format to customize and use as samples and templates.)...

How to select the best SCADA training

Aug 09, 2019 | Don Fitchett

Working with SCADA systems when not properly trained and qualified can be almost as dangerous as working with PLCs without proper PLC training. Some times it can be even more costly to a company. This article explains the best way to learn SCADA systems, also the most cost-effective way! Read to learn how to select the best, what to look for in a SCADA course....

Autonomous Maintenance (AM) increases efficiency and productivity

May 05, 2018 | Don Fitchett

With the growing demand for manufacturing facilities, authorities took many actions to escalate the efficiency of production processes. Many formal methods were implemented for a longer period of time without acquiring significant growth in the field. But with the introduction of Autonomous Maintenance (AM) to the modern manufacturing facilities they achieved an increment in efficiency and productivity in a historical brisk pace. This article is about AM Step Zero too....

Industry 4.0 in USA: Risk

Apr 28, 2017 | Don Fitchett

A major drawback to Industry 4.0 that few write about is maintenance of an industry 4.0 plant. The maintenance aspect is a much greater and immediate drawback than even the commonly known major concern of security, and the lesser concern of system integration standards. Maintenance of 4.0 systems has, and will continue to result in related huge increases in process downtime. The barriers to overcoming the maintenance/downtime drawbacks of a 4.0 system are almost insurmountable. Has the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition (SMLC) addressed the maintenance paradox? “... model also demands the ability to calculate and manage risk and uncertainty within very different operating structures. ..” Continue reading in pdf or for even more see and share ...

Programmable Logic Controller vs Programmable Automation Controller

Apr 03, 2013 | Don Fitchett

PLC vs PAC Difference & PAC Automation Controller Defined: This PLC vs PAC Difference article defines the PAC automation controller in relationship to the PLC. A PLC vs PAC comparison. Even more importantly, this article explains in great detail the need to differentiate when it comes to requesting and delivering PAC and/or PLC training....

Management of your company's PLC automation risk.

Jun 01, 2012 | Don Fitchett

PLCs are the brains of your operation. When the PLC (Programmable Logic Controllers) is not functioning properly, lines shut down, plants shutdown, even city bridges and water stations could cease to operate. Thousands to millions could be lost by one li...

Recession survival tips on how and why not to cut training.

Jun 01, 2012 | Don Fitchett

Recession survival tips on how and why not to cut training. ... About the methods for US Manufacturing Industry to adjust for the knowledge vacuum caused by retiring baby boomers with training, while dealing with tight training budgets during a recessio...

PLC and SCADA Networking Security Solutions

May 31, 2012 | Don Fitchett

Industrial network security solutions essential to today's PLC - SCADA security. Lack of security on an industrial network could cause a serious threat to the system, to the personnel involved in it, in fact, production machines networks without proper se...

12 news releases »

Automation Training 50% Site License Discount Ends Dec 30th, 2023

Dec 06, 2023 | Calling all corporations and colleges! Take advantage of this limited-time offer from Bin95. With our Automation Control Training package, you'll receive cutting-edge training and unlimited user and installation licenses.

BIN95 Rolls Out New PLC Training Solutions to Meet Growing Demand

May 04, 2023 | "Customers know the importance of the troubleshooting training we provide when they select our PLC training," said Don Fitchett, president of Business Industrial Network. "BIN95's training courses not only teach best practices in working with automation control, but they do so efficiently. As the founder, author, and trademark holder of the 'True Downtime Cost' ® (TDC), we take great pride in knowing our training courses are sought after for their unique focus on minimizing downtime."

Exclusive Education Discount on Enterprise Licenses of BIN95's Automation Training Course Software Series

Jun 12, 2022 | A jaw-dropping offer for 'Tech College Instructors', and 'Company Training and Development Managers.' Purchase 'The Maintenance Technician Training Software Bundle' today to avail of the discount. No hidden terms and conditions or extra charges.

New Free Industrial Training Apps

Aug 20, 2021 | BIN95 introduces two new free online apps to aid in training maintenance and manufacturing operators. The Industrial Maintenance Technician's Guide and the Industrial Electrical Troubleshooting app.

New Samples of PLC Simulations

May 03, 2021 | New samples of PLC simulations in online PLC programming certificate course added.

BIN releases new free online Electrical Troubleshooting Simulation Game

Aug 09, 2020 | Business Industrial Network releases its new free online highly interactive electrical troubleshooting simulation game. More realistic scenarios than other simulators and games. It even incorporates the official 6 step LockOut - TagOut safety steps. Work on most devices.

New Free Online Electrical Troubleshooting Simulator

Feb 21, 2019 | BIN's subsidiary releases a free online electrical troubleshooting game (web browser app). Unlike others, this training app includes the official 6 step Lockout Tagout safety procedure training, also includes environmental and intermittent simulated electrical faults and allows you to use all 5 senses to troubleshoot!

BIN Acquires Koldwater Software, an Electrical Controls Training Software Company

Oct 29, 2015 | St. Louis, MO--St. Louis based Business Industrial Network ( announced today that it has acquired Koldwater Software Co. (

New Free PLC Networking Basics Course

Feb 10, 2014 | New interactive youtube video course. This little mini video course on "PLC Networking Basics" uses a Controllogix and WiFi" has an associated free powerpoint and a free online assessment.

Becoming an Industrial Electrician

Apr 01, 2009 | Residential Electricians Find Ready Industrial Career Pathway in Road to Becoming an Industrial Electrician.

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