Founded in 1995, ACRA Enterprises, Inc. provides training solutions to companies across North America. We specialize in rigging training, overhead crane operator training, industrial safety training, reference materials and training program development services.
About The Staff
Our training staff is made up of experienced, certified instructors that have invested thousands of hours teaching the skilled trades workforce. In addition to their instructional skills, they have worked within the industry as journeyman and draw from their work experiences to more effectively communicate with the trainees. With their problem solving abilities and focus on performance based training sessions, our instructors are among the finest educators in the field.
We make a difference for our training partners and customers. Our clients range from Fortune 500 companies to small independent construction companies to individuals involved with rigging. Universities, apprentice training centers, professional training companies and corporate training organizations throughout the United States and Canada utilize our products in their training programs. We have developed and presented rigging training programs to power plants, paper mills, municipal utilities, pipeline contractors, union training centers, and the offshore oil industry. Our versatile instructors have trained in traditional classrooms and conference centers, on oil fields, and even on turbine decks and supply boats on the Cook Inlet in Alaska.
We’re proud to work with companies whose names you recognize including American Electric Power, Bechtel, BP Exploration Inc., Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, Con Edison, Crane Institute of America, Detroit Edison Company, Entergy Corporation, General Electric, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, Lower Colorado River Authority, McMaster Carr Supply Company, North American Crane Bureau, Raytheon, Rolls Royce Naval Marine, Southern California Edison, The Crosby Group, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U. S. Department of Transportation, University of Texas at Austin, and many more...
Founded in 1995, ACRA Enterprises, Inc. published the 1st edition of the Rigging Handbook as a compact field reference for those involved with rigging and lifting operations. This book was well received in the industry and quickly became a primary part of many rigging training programs across North America. Today we offer books, training materials, rigging seminars and onsite rigging training classes.