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Training
Our training programs are designed to get you up and running fast on your new machine.

Training

Productivity Inc. offers over 300 formal CNC training classes annually including classroom and hands-on training. We train over 1000 students every year. Our comprehensive CNC machine operator and programming training includes classroom and on-site training, phone support, and machine tool demonstrations.

Haas Operator and Programming training is provided for new machines purchased from Productivity.  Training for used machines or machines not purchased through Productivity can be quoted for you by contacting Productivity’s Training Coordinator, Jen Picken at JPicken@Productivity.com or (763)742-1262

We also offer specialized 3 day Macro and Citizen Programming classes several times each year.

Note: In order to provide training on a timely basis for everyone, we ask that you register no more than 2 people per class session.

Training Classes Offered 

Haas CNC Machine Tools Training
Haas CNC Machine Tools Training

For all Haas machine tools, we have full-time dedicated Haas instructors teaching a variety of in-class, hands on training classes in MN, IA and NE locations.

Haas Class Descriptions

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    Other Machine Tools Training

    For all other machine training, training will be more of a customized nature, so we will either come to your facility or we can have you come to our facility if we have the same model on our floor. If you cannot find the class you are looking for or need more information, please contact the Training Coordinator at 763.476.8600 or via email at:

    For MN, SD, ND, & Western WI: trainingmn@productivity.com
    For IA:  trainingiowa@productivity.com
    For NE:  trainingnebraska@productivity.com

    Macro Training
    Macro Training

    Basic Macro B Programming

    This 3-Day Basic Macro B course is intended to teach the next step beyond basic CNC mill programming – learning not only what a Macro is, but understand the terminology and how to create Macros by using variables and mathematical functions. Through instruction (lecture) and practice (exercises), students will be able to feel more comfortable with their skills by being able to expand their programming knowledge to the next level.

    Prerequisite: Although this is a basic class, the class is intended for engineers and programmers and will cover Basic Haas/Fanuc Macro B Programming. Students should have general knowledge of CNC programming. 

    Class hours: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
    Cost: $1000.00 each

    Citizen Programming Training
    Citizen Programming Training

    Citizen Programming

    The class is intended for machine operators that are familiar with basic running and setup of a Citizen Cincom machine who would like to learn basic programming and be able to apply those principles.

    Citizen L-Series lathes – L12, L20 and L32 machines will be covered. Customers with A-Series machines may also consider the class, as the A and L machines offer many similarities.

    Prerequisite:  Attendees should have basic knowledge of Citizen Swiss operation.

    Class hours: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
    Cost: $1000.00 each

    If you need more information on our training classes, feel free to contact us.
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