About Us


Ken Pflederer
Co-Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer

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Lara Aaron
Co-Founder, Vice President

Renee Gorrell
Co-Founder, Vice President

We make magic. Well not really, but sometimes it looks like magic. That’s the result of technology in the right hands.

Simformotion LLC, is a privately held business headquartered in Peoria, Illinois, USA , that designs and develops simulation software and simulator hardware. Simformotion specializes in training technologies within industries such as construction, mining and forestry. The company’s suite of interactive multimedia instruction includes eLearning, mobile and simulation development. Simformotion also offers Help Desks Support and Simulation Sales and Marketing services on a global scale.

Simformotion is owned and run by three tech-loving gurus who also own sister company, CSE Software Inc. Ken Pflederer founded CSE in 1990. Vice Presidents Lara Aaron and Renee Gorrell joined him as partners in 1992. In 2008 they formed Simformotion LLC as the simulator arm of the company. Simformotion has the capabilities to develop all types of simulation software and hardware, whatever the machine, tool or industry. In 2009 Simformotion was awarded the license for Cat® Simulators for Caterpillar Inc. In 2011, Simformotion was named one of the Top Simulation companies by Military Training Technology magazine.