Simformotion(TM) LLC Announces Release of New Cat(R) Simulators FM Log Loader

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  • (1888PressRelease) December 13, 2012 - Simformotion™ LLC, Peoria, Ill.-a leader in heavy equipment simulator training solutions-announces the release of the new Cat® Simulators FM Log Loader System for Forestry. The new Log Loader Simulation Trainer is set in a forest environment where operators can learn the same machine applications found on actual forest production sites, in the safety of the virtual environment.

    A realistic training experience is delivered through the use of authentic controls combined with simulated training exercises. The FM Log Loader teaches Control Familiarization, how to perform a Machine Walkaround, Log Handling, Loading and Off Loading the Machine from a Low-Boy Trailer, Shovel Logging, Loading and Unloading the Log Trailer, Sorting, and a special Open Training mode. Cat Simulators deliver cost-effective virtual training that translates to the real world!

    Exclusive to Cat Simulators is SimU Campus™, the software that measures, records and reports the results of all simulation sessions so instructors and users can track progress. Hundreds of benchmarks based on Caterpillar expert data are included in the system, with the operator's performance measured against these benchmarks and outcomes recorded to a database. Plus the PC-based simulator system is equipped with a motion platform so users can feel the realistic machine movement during training exercises.

    Vice President Renee Gorrell says, "Using Cat Simulators as part of an end-to-end training program can provide immediate cost savings to a forestry company's bottom line by reducing machine wear-and-tear and fuel costs; keeping actual machines in production; and allowing them to train multiple operators on multiple machines at one time."

    In addition to the new forestry simulator system, Cat Simulators are available in Large Dozer and Mining Truck models set in a mining environment; and Heavy Construction Dozer, Hydraulic Excavator, Off-Highway Truck, M-Series Motor Grader, Small and Large Wheel Loaders and Wheel Tractor-Scraper. For more information, visit our website.

    About Simformotion™ LLC
    Simformotion LLC-a leader in heavy equipment simulator training solutions-is a licensee for Cat® Simulators for Caterpillar Inc. Cat heavy equipment simulators deliver dynamic training technology and outstanding safety results through the power of state-of-the-art virtual training. Operator training simulators can help address initiatives such as safety and production; while ensuring training can be delivered anytime day or night, regardless of weather conditions. Cat Simulators are chosen as training solutions in such markets as mining, construction, government and trade and vocational schools. As used herein, "Simformotion" means Simformotion LLC, a Delaware limited liability company.

    CAT, CATERPILLAR, their respective logos, "Caterpillar Yellow" and the "Power Edge" trade dress, as well as corporate and product identity used herein, are trademarks of Caterpillar and may not be used without permission. Third party trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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