Liebherr America, Saline, MI. This training school for gear manufacturing is a basic course offered by the Gear Consulting Group in regional versions throughout the year to reduce the time employees spend out of the office while training. Other sessions this year will take place in California, September 7-9 and Ontario, Canada, dates to be announced. Instructors Geoff Ashcroft and Ron Green teach participants both theory and practical aspects of gear manufacturing while imparting knowledge of everyday problems and understanding how to think through troubleshooting. Tuition is $750 and includes all necessary materials, as well as a reference manual and certificate of completion from AGMA.