Our long experience in the training filed dates to 1965, year in which the professional milling technology school was established, aimed at instructing personnel of Ocrim customers worldwide on the use of plants, but also to prepare new operators specialized in the art of milling. The school, located in our historic headquarters, includes both theorical and practical courses thanks to the aid of a pilot mill with 24 T/D capacity and a well-equipped laboratory.
The Milling Technology School initially held hands-on and theoretical courses at the Ocrim workshops and at Industrial and Technical Institute in Cremona respectively. Thanks to the substantial attendance and great success, the company decided to build its own school in Cavatigozzi village, in Cremona province. Today, the Milling Technology School, located in our historic headquarters, is considered as an institution known all over the world. Our team organises training courses for the milling sector managed by company experts, consisting of project managers, chemists, technologists, mill managers, engineers and technicians.
International Association of Operative Millers - in order to organize customized training courses at Ocrim Milling Technology School in Cremona.The blending of Ocrim and IAOM staffs' knowledge has unquestionably strengthened and raised the standard and the content of the courses, because when different positive experiences get into contact, something extraordinary usually happens.
In 2020, the futuristic milling academy Milling Hub Masterclass by Ocrim and Bonifiche Ferraresi was established alongside the historic school, in the canal port area of Cremona. The courses concentrate on the knowledge of seeds all the way to the marketing of finished products, passing through the the grain and pulse process. An innovative training offer aimed at people in possession of consolidated skills who will be guaranteed a high training profile.
Ocrim offers students a guest house located 500 meters from the headquarters and 200 meters from the downtown. It’s a structure composed of several apartments, characterized by a kitchen, anteroom, one or more beds and a bathroom. All are equipped with the necessary amenities: flat-screen TV, air conditioning, minibar, Wi-Fi and linens.
The courses are attended by millers, mechanics, engineers, laboratory analysts, but also neophytes of the sector who desire to have a concrete approach with the milling reality, coming from all over the world for having the best educational experience.
The courses held are into specific topics and studies on flour, semolina and cereals production and their chemical and biological peculiarities. In addition to this, the general characteristics of a complete plant are analysed as to better understand overall activity. Many and different issues are discussed, ranging from ordinary maintenance of a machine, resource management, energy sustainability study, food safety and traceability.
The principal aim of the courses organized by Ocrim is to give the necessary means to their users to understand the management of the whole milling plant.
Our courses are:
- Standard Course for Millers
- Basic Course on Milling Technology
- Standard Course for Mechanical Maintenance Technician
- Standard Course for Electrical Maintenance Technician
- Standard Course for Chemical Analyst
In 2012, during "GRANO, FARINA, E..." (WHEAT, FLOUR, AND…) event, Ocrim signed an agreement with IAOM - International Association of Operative Millers - in order to organize customized training courses at Ocrim Milling Technology School in Cremona.
The blending of Ocrim and IAOM staffs' knowledge has unquestionably strengthened and raised the standard and the content of the courses, because when different positive experiences get into contact, something extraordinary usually happens.
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The campus, located in a futuristic research centre in Jolanda di Savoia (Ferrara, Italy), is an innovative project conceived by Bonifiche Ferraresi and Ocrim with the collaboration of institutional bodies such as ISMEA (Institute of Services for the Agricultural and Food Market) and CNR (National Research Council), Ghigi, pasta sector, ENEL, for energy, the Universities of Parma, Bologna and Florence and Cattolica University.
The research centre, consisting of a large and futuristic auditorium, a mill, fields designed as outdoor areas for precision farming for empirical and cutting-edge training and a campus with lodgings, offering participants the possibility of combining training and interpersonal experience, a campus that brings people together, catering to and encouraging on-going exchange. It’ a space also used for international events, conferences and conventions, with the aim of popularising, creating rapport, providing information and training, especially on agri-food-related issues and on the use of advanced technology within the sector, with the presence and intellectual contribution of personalities of the economic and political world.
A comprehensive training service that ensures all-round training: from knowledge of seeds to the production and marketing of finished products.
Immersive reality is an innovative system stemming from the combination of the gaming concept and the 3D technology used by Ocrim. It’s a VR visor that allows you to live a virtual experience with the “core” machine of the mill: the rollermill. This innovative technology, in this demonstration field, enables you to access the mill, literally enter it, checking and watching all its functions.
Ocrim is developing this prototype so that immersive reality may become a support not just for the grinding stage, but also for the previous and subsequent stages, in order to cover the entire milling process.
The use of this system is revolutionary, as it provides cutting-edge training through a unique technology that looks very promising also in the maintenance field with futuristic developments. The first version was presented at the “GRANO, FARINA, E…” (WHEAT, FLOUR AND...) event in 2017 and at “IAOM USA 2018” exhibition, where it was awarded as best “product showcase”. The updated version was then presented at the “IPACK-IMA 2018” exhibition. At the headquarters in Via Massarotti there is a dedicated room that provides practical support for daily training activities.