The popular Mill Maintenance I course will once again be offered as one of IAOM’s valuable educational programs this fall. The course will be held October 20-22, at the Embassy Suites Kansas City Airport in Kansas City, Missouri. The agenda will include preventative maintenance, bearings, belts and chains, power transmissions, electric motors, safety, sifters, and electrical troubleshooting.
Your company has made a significant investment in the equipment in your mill. To keep it running at peak efficiency through the years it needs to be maintained and serviced properly. An effective maintenance program requires qualified, motivated and well-trained personnel. The IAOM Mill Maintenance courses provide an opportunity for your maintenance staff to gain the training, contacts and confidence they need to keep your mill operating at maximum capacity. Make an investment in your company’s future by attending IAOM’s Mill Maintenance courses.
(includes tuition, materials, lunches)
IAOM Members – $675
Non-Members – $750
LOCATION: Embassy Suites Kansas City Airport
7640 Tiffany Springs Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64153 USA
Phone: (816) 891-7788
Fax: (816) 891-7513
LODGING: A block of rooms has been reserved for IAOM at $109/night for single/double rooms (including breakfast). Reservations should be made by September 29, 2014. Please call use the special IAOM reservations website at: http://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/groups/personalized/M/MKCPDES-IAO-20141019/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG
To register for the course online, click here: Register online. Or you can call and provide your payment information at that time.
Registration ends 10/13/2014 | Course Fees: IAOM Member – $1,900 | Nonmember – $2,100
Required skill level:No milling experience required
Course content:Raw material:
Finished product handling and storage:
Minimum of 6 participants per session
Registration ends 10/12/2014 | Course Fees: IAOM Member – $1,900 | Nonmember – $2,100
Course objectives: Understanding the underlying principle of the milling process and the parameters that can be influenced by either the raw material or the milling system; understanding the challenges of the operating staff; and learning which critical control points to check in order to judge whether an operation is running well; and understanding the effects on baking quality.
Course topics: Raw material (kernel structure, quality parameter in wheat), cleaning and conditioning of wheat (basic machine and flow sheet technology in the cleaning section, systems, designs and various tempering philosophies, practicals in the Hal Ross Mill), flour mill operation (description and function of milling machines, basic flow sheet technology, practicals in Hal Ross Mill), and finished product handling and bakery (basics in flour quality, determination of quality parameters, hands-on exercises in the bakery, evaluation of bread quality, application of flour additives for improving bread quality).
Required skill level: Little or no milling experience required.
Who should attend: Mill and baker/mix plant owners, directors, managers and millers
Course minimum: 6 participants
Course Fees: IAOM member – $1,900, non-member – $2,100
Registration deadline: Spanish course, July 13, 2014; English course, Oct. 12, 2014