Noria Instructors

As the world’s largest training organization in lubrication and oil analysis, Noria’s instructors and subject-matter experts are unmatched in delivering high quality and cutting-edge content on wid-ranging course subjects. Noria specializes in exam-preparation, having trained more ICML-certified professionals than all others combined. THe following are a few of the extraordinary qualifications and accomplishments of Noria’s elete instructs and consultants:

  • Noria’s CEO founded the international Council of Machinery Lubrication (ICML) and currently serves on its Board of Directors
  • Ten of Noria instructors are Certified Machinery Lubrication Engineers (MLE) , the highest-level certifcation granted by the ICML, plus, numerous other certifiacatiosn (SMRP, STLE, Reliability Web, etc.)
  • Recipients of countless awards, patents and professional distinctions
  • Authored more than 500 publications including books, book chapters, journal papers and articles in tribology, lubrication and oil analysis
  • Active past and current involvement in standards organizations including ISO, SAE, ASTM, ICML and numerous others
  • Serve as consultants and tested advisors to hundreds of the world’s largest organizations including NASA, U.S.Dept of Defense, ExxonMobil, General Electric, International Paper, Caterpillar, General Motors, Boeing, ChevronTexaco, Shell Oil, Cargill, etc.
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Jim Fitch

Jim Fitch

Jim Fitch, a founder and CEO of Noria Corporation, is a highly sought after consultant and trainer described by his clients as “insightful, dynamic and thorough.” He has advised hundreds of companies on developing their lubrication and oil analysis programs and has taught more than… Read More

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Bennett Fitch

Bennett Fitch

Bennett Fitch is the director of product development and Lubrication Program Development (LPD) services for Noria Corporation. Additionally, he serves as a senior technical consultant where he manages LPD projects and instructs Machinery Lubrication (Level I and II) and Oil Analysis (Level II and III) courses… Read More

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Wes Cash

Wes Cash

Wesley Cash is the Vice President of Services for Noria Corporation. He serves as a senior technical consultant for Lubrication Program Development projects and as a senior instructor for Noria’s Oil Analysis I and II as well as the Machinery Lubrication I and II training courses… Read More

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Bob Scott

Bob Scott

Robert (Bob) Scott has more than 30 years of technical experience with lubricants, lubrication and related machinery, 15 of which include owning and operating his own lubrication consulting and contracting firm. Prior to operating his own business, Bob spent almost 20 years with Shell Canada Products Ltd., where he gained… Read More

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Jerry Putt

Jerry Putt

Jerry Putt recently retired after 38 years of industrial experience with the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. During his tenure with Goodyear, he held key management positions in corporate engineering, production and maintenance, with the last 12 years spent creating a process reliability team with worldwide responsibilities… Read More