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SEAMER TRAINING UNIVERSITY: NOW ACCEPTING STUDENTS FOR ON-SITE SEAMER TRAINING!

We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic has created some challenges for the face-to-face training environment. We take this responsibility very seriously, and have taken our time to evaluate and reinvent our training programs to provide extra precautions to protect your health and safety, as well as that of our team. When you arrive at our facility, you'll enter through a dedicated entrance, where we will take your temperature and provide you with personal protective equipment (PPE), including a disposable face mask, a full face shield, safety glasses, and disposable gloves. Hand sanitizer and disposable wipes are also located throughout the facility, and individual boxed meals will be provided. Finally, we have limited our class sizes to just 4 students, which means that not only will it be easier to maintain a safe distance, but you will also receive an even higher level of instructor interaction and hands-on opportunities with the equipment you are here to learn. Our certified instructors are excited to once again be able to do what they love and share their knowledge with you, and we look forward to seeing you in class soon!

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A History of Excellence

Since 1968, Pneumatic Scale Angelus has proudly operated a Seamer Training University to help our customers achieve the best performance and longest life from our equipment. These one-week classes provide hands-on instruction and are taught at our Akron, Ohio facility by PMMI Certified Instructors. Our faculty has more than 100 years of combined experience, working with can seamers. Our goal is to provide the best education possible and develop a long-term rapport with our students that further enhances our working relationship. Each student will be given a certificate of completion at the end of the class. 

Standard

Each 5-day session is devoted to a specific model of seamer. Students participate in lectures, examine cut-away component units and receive plenty of reference materials, along with hands-on training. Classroom topics include basic settings, adjustments, general maintenance, and production of Quality Double Seams. Question-and-answer sessions are an important element of each day’s curriculum.

Advanced

To meet our customers’ demand for more in-depth training, our seamer university is proud to provide Advanced Seamer Training Classes. Each class is devoted to a specific model of machine, and during the comprehensive 5-day session, students will completely disassemble Angelus and Continental Seamers, rebuild them, and re-install all sub-assemblies. Classroom topics include preparation and review of the overhaul, evaluation of used parts, modifications to update machines, and review of equipment audit sheets.

Scheduling and Registration

See the schedule below for upcoming classes. When you're ready to apply, just click the Register Here button at the end of the schedule.

For more information on our classes, see the following brochures:

Tuition

  • Basic Classes: $2,750/person
  • Advanced/Overhaul Classes: $2,800/person (Note: We have no sessions of this class currently scheduled.)

Tuition will be invoiced the month prior to class and payable in advance of arrival.

  • Cancellations require three weeks advance written notice to receive refund of class fee.
  • Payment can also be made by Visa, MasterCard, and AmEx. (3% fee for credit card transactions)
  • If a translator is needed, there will be an additional $1,250 fee.

Classroom spaces will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. Confirmation and hotel/travel information will be sent to you upon receipt of this completed form. A catered lunch is provided in our facility for the students during the training course. Please note any special dietary needs. Travel, hotel and incidental living expenses are not included. You will be notified as soon as possible if the date you select is unavailable.

Dress Code and Safety

All tools and safety equipment will be provided. However, no cloth shoes, sandals, tank tops or shorts are allowed. Safety is the responsibility of the attendee.

Contact Us

Training dates for various models of our machines are set on an annual basis from January through December. These dates fill up quickly, so please call our Training Coordinator to arrange your training schedule.

If the current class schedule does not meet your company's needs, we will do our best to accommodate you with additional options when possible. Please contact our Training Coordinator to discuss available dates.

For additional information and all inquiries for the Seamer Training University, please contact Cindy Bergoch at Cindy.Bergoch@bwpackagingsystems.com or call at (800) 992-0491.

  • Name Date Available Spots
  • 180S Basic January 11, 2021 4
  • 2000 Basic January 18, 2021 4
  • 61/62H Basic February 01, 2021 2
  • 120/121L Basic February 08, 2021 4
  • 60L Basic February 15, 2021 2
  • 120/121L Basic February 22, 2021 4
  • 61/62H Basic March 01, 2021 4
  • 120/121L Basic March 08, 2021 4
  • 140S Basic March 15, 2021 4
  • 2200 Basic March 22, 2021 4
  • 2000 Basic March 29, 2021 4
  • 60L Basic April 19, 2021 4
  • 120/121L Basic April 26, 2021 4
  • 61/62H Basic May 03, 2021 4
  • 120/121L Basic May 10, 2021 4
  • 180S Basic May 17, 2021 4
  • 2000 Basic June 07, 2021 4
  • 140S Basic June 14, 2021 4
  • 2200 Basic June 21, 2021 4
  • 60L Basic July 12, 2021 4
  • 120/121L Basic July 19, 2021 4
  • 61/62H Basic July 26, 2021 4
  • 120/121L Basic August 02, 2021 4
  • 2000 Basic August 09, 2021 4
  • 180S Basic August 16, 2021 4
  • 120/121L Basic August 23, 2021 4
  • 60L Basic August 23, 2021 4
  • 61/62H Basic August 30, 2021 4
  • 140S Basic August 30, 2021 4
  • 2200 Basic September 20, 2021 4
  • 60L Basic September 27, 2021 4
  • 120/121L Basic October 04, 2021 4
  • 61/62H Basic October 25, 2021 4
  • 120/121L Basic November 01, 2021 4
  • 2000 Basic November 08, 2021 4
  • 180S Basic December 06, 2021 4
  • 2200 Basic December 13, 2021 4