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ICML is a global non-profit organization dedicated to helping lubrication practitioners succeed in their professional careers. ICML certification exams are administered in accordance with ISO 18436 and are available in multiple languages worldwide.


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ApplyApply East Peoria, IL (10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM SESSION FOR AMENTUM CANDIDATES)
Holiday Inn & Suites, 101 Holiday Street - East Peoria, IL
Sponsor:
1/14/2022
ApplyApply Covington, VA (1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM FOR WESTROCK EMPLOYEES)
WestRock, 104 East Riverside Avenue, (Firehouse large room) - Covington, VA
Sponsor: WestRock Co.
9/30/2021
ApplyApply Daegu, South Korea (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
11. Secheonbukro 8-gil, Dasa-eup - Dalseong-gun,
Sponsor: Solge Corporation
10/8/2021
ApplyApply Yogyakarta, Indonesia (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM FOR PT TIARA VIBRASINDO CANDIDATES)
Tiara Competency Center - Jl. Watugendong, Patrowangsan, Candibinangun, Kec. Pakem, Kabupaten Sleman, Daerah Istimewa - Yogyakarta,
Sponsor: PT. Tiara Vibrasindo Pratama
10/8/2021
ApplyApply Gent, Belgium (14:30 - 17:30)
Ottergemsesteenweg - Ghent,
Sponsor: OilSense
10/11/2021
ApplyApply Perth, WA Australia (1:00 - 4:00 PM)
SKF Solution Factory, 463 Orrong Rd - Welshpool, WA
Sponsor: SKF Australia Pty Ltd
10/15/2021
ApplyApply Louisville, KY (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Sheraton Louisville Riverside Hotel 700 West Riverside Drive - Jeffersonville, IN
Sponsor: Noria Corporation
10/15/2021
ApplyApply Cleveland, OH (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Hampton Inn & Suites, Cleveland-Airport/Middleburg Heights, 7074 Engle Road - Middleburg Heights, OH
Sponsor: TestOil
10/15/2021
ApplyApply Louisville, KY (5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. THIS EXAM IS DURING NORIA'S RELIABLE PLANT CONFERENCE)
Noria's Reliable Plant Conference, Kentucky International Convention Center, Room M115 - Louisville, KY
Sponsor: Noria Corporation
10/18/2021
ApplyApply Louisville, KY (5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. THIS EXAM IS DURING NORIA'S RELIABLE PLANT CONFERENCE)
Noria's Reliable Plant Conference, Kentucky International Convention Center, Room M115 - Louisville, KY
Sponsor:
10/19/2021
ApplyApply Copenhagen, Denmark (1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Hotel Scandic Sydhavnen, Sydhavns Plads 15 - Copenhagen,
Sponsor: C.C. Jensen A/S
10/29/2021
ApplyApply Woodmead, South Africa (9 a.m. - 12 p.m. )
Woodmead Office Park - 5 Stirrup Lane - Woodmead, Johannesburg
Sponsor: Yellotec (S. Africa)
10/29/2021
ApplyApply Fort Collins, CO (8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM SESSION FOR PIONEER ENGINEERING)
Rocky Mountain Training Center, Pioneer Engineering, 912 Smithfield Drive, Suite 4 - Fort Collins, CO
Sponsor:
10/29/2021
ApplyApply Daegu, South Korea (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
11. Secheonbukro 8-gil, Dasa-eup - Dalseong-gun,
Sponsor: Solge Corporation
10/29/2021
ApplyApply Deer Park, TX (8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM SESSION FOR SGS CANDIDATES)
SGS North America, Inc., 900B Georgia Avenue, Suite 1100 - Deer Park, TX
Sponsor: SGS North America, Inc.
11/5/2021
ApplyApply Hagerstown, MD (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM FOR CONAGRA CANDIDATES)
Conagra Offices, 1200 Frederick Street - Hagerstown, MD
Sponsor: Lubrication Engineers
11/12/2021
ApplyApply Rotterdam, The Netherlands (9 a.m. - 12 p.m.)
TBD - Rotterdam,
Sponsor: IJssel
11/12/2021
ApplyApply Gulfport, MS (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Courtyard by Marriott Gulfport Beachfront 1600 East Beach Blvd - Gulfport, MS
Sponsor: Noria Corporation
11/12/2021
ApplyApply Woodmead, South Africa (9 a.m. - 12 p.m.)
Woodmead Office Park - 5 Stirrup Lane - Woodmead, Johannesburg
Sponsor: Yellotec (S. Africa)
11/26/2021
ApplyApply The Woodlands, TX (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM FOR WEYERHAEUSER CANDIDATES)
The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel, 1601 Lake Robbins Drive - The Woodlands, TX
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser
12/3/2021
ApplyApply Lahore, Pakistan (10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. )
Institute of Reliability Centered Maintenance (IRCM), 185-J/1 Johar Town - Lahore,
Sponsor: Institute of Reliability Centered Maintenance (IRCM)
12/6/2021
ApplyApply Tulsa, OK (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa, 777 West Cherokee Street - Catoosa, OK
Sponsor: Noria Corporation
12/10/2021
ApplyApply Lahore, Pakistan (10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. )
Institute of Reliability Centered Maintenance (IRCM), 185-J/1 Johar Town - Lahore,
Sponsor: Institute of Reliability Centered Maintenance (IRCM)
12/20/2021
   

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Sponsoring Reliable Plant...IN PERSON
 
Reliable Plant 2021 logoAs an Endorsing Sponsor of Reliable Plant 2021 in Louisville, KY, USA (October 19-21), we are excited to be returning in person to this longstanding conference. With four jam-packed days of sessions covering 15 key industry topics including workshops, roundtables and panel discussions + over 100 exhibitors. Come see us at booth #514. Review the full schedule and register today, and we will see you there!
 
Sponsoring PreConLub 2021 in October
 
PreConLub logoOnce again we are a Media Partner of Mexico's PreConLub (Congreso Internacional de Mantenimiento Predictivo, Confiabilidad y Lubricación), October 21-22 in Guanajuato this year. PreConLub includes presentations and roundtable discussions by suppliers & users addressing new technologies and success stories involving Maintenance 4.0, reliability, asset management, PdM, and condition monitoring. See the full agenda and register today.
 
Sponsoring this year's MainTrain
 
PEMAC MaintTrain conference logo 2021As a Media Sponsor of MainTrain 2021, we invite you to join ICML and PEMAC Asset Management Association of Canada September 28-29 online this year. It is Canada's largest annual maintenance and physical asset management conference exhibition and networking event, attracting participants from all over the world. ICML will have a virtual exhibit. Review the full schedule and register at www.maintrain.ca today. See you online!
 
New VARNISH Badges: Apply Now
 
VIM and VPR are specialized certifications for practitioners with varnish responsibilities.On June 21, 2021, we opened up applications for two specialized credentials: VIM and VPR, designed to help condition monitoring and maintenance teams identify and develop key players in the perpetual fight against machinery varnish and deposits. Read more...
 
ICML 55.1 Standard is on sale for a limited time
 
ICML 55.1 Standard PDF is now available in Spanish & Portuguese.To celebrate our 20th Anniversary of continuous operation, we are extending a TWENTY DOLLAR discount on single units or single combos (print + PDF). This does not apply to orders that already use bulk or trainer discounts. Order today--this special is for a limited time only.
 
Longtime Practitioners: Where are they now?
 
Where Are They Now templateWith 20 years of exams behind us, this series of interviews celebrates those practitioners who have maintained unbroken track records of ICML certification since the early days. We continue adding more posts throughout 2021.
 
ICML 55.1 Sweepstakes Winners
 
Leslie and Paul conduct the Q2 drawing with a hard hat and ball bearings.We are giving away one ICML 55.1 Standard book each quarter as part of our ongoing 20th Anniversary celebrations. WE HAD A NEW WINNER for Q2, and you can watch this short video to learn who it is. Will you be our Q3 winner? Apply for the Q3 drawing to be held in mid-September 2021.
 
Looking for training near you? Start here!
 
Lube InstructorDozens of training providers all over the world have signed our partner agreement to give assurance to us—and you—that their certification classes satisfy ICML prerequisites. We list their names, regions, and links here. See the List...
 
ICML 55.1 Standard now in Spanish and Portuguese
 
ICML 55.1 Standard PDF is now available in Spanish & Portuguese.In response to increasing demand from our Mexican and Brazilian candidates and our training partners, we have translated the "ICML 55.1 Standard" into Spanish and Portuguese. Starting June 2021, these two languages are available as PDF format or printed book. Just select your preferred language in the "Language" box on the order form.