Toledo, OH (PRWEB) October 18, 2006
LearnShare, LLC, (http://www.learnshare.com) the consortium of Fortune 1000 companies organized to research, design, purchase, package and share best practices in the training and development field, today announced that it has welcomed California-based Sukut Construction to its consortium membership. The Company has joined the consortium to capitalize on the LearnShare LearnPak – the off-the-shelf, yet customizable version of the LearnShare Learning Management System, as well as the other benefits of membership.
Sukut Construction is an award winning general engineering contractor with expertise in mass excavation and grading, landfills and environmental cleanups, highways and road construction, storm drain systems and emergency landslide repairs. It currently employs over 600 people in six divisions, working on over 30-40 projects simultaneously.
“When I joined Sukut a couple of years ago, the company had experienced tremendous growth. Developing the human capital of the company was clearly critical to continued success,” said Mary Ellen Copek, Talent Director at Sukut Construction. “As we build Sukut University, we are turning to LearnShare LearnPak for high-level content offerings, for their deep library of resources and best practice sharing, and to automate the administrative aspects of our home-grown, leader-led training.”
LearnPak is an off-the-shelf, standardized LMS that serves as an enterprise’s online learning environment that manages, delivers and tracks online learning for employees, stakeholders and customers. It also has the ability to monitor and quantify the overall cost and impact of education and training. In addition to all of its advanced features, LearnPak is rich with content from some of the most recognized content providers in the industry, including Thompson NETg, Global Knowledge and DDI.
“Sukut is the perfect addition to our membership, based on their needs and what we can provide,” said Lois Webster, CEO of LearnShare (http://www.learnshare.com). “LearnPak’s flexibility and affordability fit well with a candidate like Sukut, a growing business that is still defining its learning needs and goals.”
LearnShare LLC, founded in 1996, is a consortium of 42 diverse, industry-leading companies dedicated to sharing their proven expertise and innovative practices across member organizations to enhance their competitive advantage. LearnShare's key focus is to provide technology-based learning solutions, collaborative communities, best practices and applied research to meet its members' mission critical business education and development needs. The original member companies are 3M, ChevronTexaco, Deere & Co., Eaton, General Motors, Levi Strauss & Co, Motorola, Northwest Airlines, Owens Corning, Owens-Illinois, Pfizer Inc, Pilkington, and UnitedHealth Group. For more information, visit http://www.learnshare.com.
About Sukut Construction
Founded in 1968, Sukut Construction has been recognized with 26 major honors for its innovative, proprietary soils and earthwork logistics technology. Sukut’s expertise includes residential developments, world-renowned golf courses, storm and drainage systems, and freeways and toll roads throughout California. With revenues increasing 600 percent in six years, Sukut has been recognized as the nation’s 224th largest contractor as well as the #1 landfill contractor in the U.S. Additional information is available on the company’s web site: http://www.sukut.com, or by calling (800) 339-6024.