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Ensign Maintenance Services, Inc.

Ensign Maintenance Services, Inc.

Improving efficiency through training

Project Type: Existing
Location: Cabell County
Ensign Maintenance Services, Inc., a subsidiary of BMA (Becker Mining America), is located in Huntington, W.Va. and is an affiliate of SMC Electrical Products, Inc. The company offers maintenance support to the industrial and mining industries. With a growing work force and expanding customer base, keeping up with future technology is of the utmost importance. More and more industrial and mining companies are utilizing the computer-based technology to improve the reliability of their process. This creates a need for highly trained and specialized personnel.

With the help of the GGWFP, Ensign Maintenance Services is achieving its goals of providing continuing educational training for employees. Improving efficiencies through minimizing or eliminating unwanted down time creates a win-win situation for our customers, as well as a need for the highly trained individuals of Ensign Maintenance Services.

The Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) training that was received from Rockwell Automation at State Electric is the state-of- the-art in automation and controllers, known as Controllogix. Main concepts of the course demonstrated troubleshooting techniques, system designs and architecture, along with networking and programming techniques for Allen-Bradley PLCs.

“The training received allowed our technicians to have another useful tool under their belts to stay at the forefront of tomorrow’s technology.”

Angie Sayre
Chief Operations Officer
Ensign Maintenance Services, Inc.