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There’s always lots going on at VRMT as we continually look to improve our virtual reality training software and bring you the latest innovations in VR training. Read on to find out what we’ve been up to recently and keep up to date with our work.

Glass Focus Awards 2020 – VRMT shortlisted

Glass Focus Awards 2020 – VRMT shortlisted

Glass Focus Awards 2020 – VRMT shortlisted VRMT have been shortlisted for the prestigious British Glass, Glass Focus. Our unique and ground breaking virtual reality training tool has been listed alongside two industry giants in the innovative solution category, which…

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Ardagh install their second virtual reality training tool from VRMT

Ardagh install their second virtual reality training tool from VRMT

Ardagh install their second virtual reality training tool from VRMT VRMT are pleased to announce that Ardagh have now installed our virtual reality training tool at their Gostyn plant in Poland. This is Ardagh’s second installation, the first unit was…

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Arglass join the VRMT Journey

Arglass join the VRMT Journey

Arglass join the VRMT Journey Arglass Yamamura are opening a state-of-the-art production facility in Valdosta, South Georgia. It is planned to be in full production by early 2021 and will be capable of making 265 million containers per annum. Arglass…

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Imbedded Camera Viewing System

Imbedded Camera Viewing System

Imbedded Camera Viewing System VRMT have now imbedded a separate camera view inside our software. The camera automatically defaults to the home position in each area of the hotend, including the training room. The camera can also be re-positioned as…

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Feeder setting impact on Gob geometry

Feeder setting impact on Gob geometry

Feeder setting impact on Gob geometry At VRMT we have now included a fully immersive feeder into our existing application. In this video clip, as shown through the eyes of my colleague, the operator demonstrates the effect that altering the…

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ARDAGH Blog

ARDAGH Blog

VRMT install the first Virtual Reality training tool at Ardagh Glass, Obernkirchen. The induction training group includes representatives from Germany, Poland and Denmark.

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ENCIRC BLOG

ENCIRC BLOG

Congratulations to Encirc for winning the prestigious ‘Innovative Solutions’ award at the recent Glass Focus 2019 ceremony for their training room at the Elton site. The training room has floor to ceiling, 360-degree artwork that ensures the user really feels…

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O-I Blog

O-I Blog

Having purchased two VRMT units in June 2019 for their headquarters in Perrysburg, Ohio, O-I are now sending one of the units to their plant in France to enhance the forming training program.  The second one will be loaned to…

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VRMT On Tour

VRMT On Tour

VRMT On Tour Thursday, 29th August 2019 Luke Baresh, Hot End Manager at our Knottingley site and Simon Stretton, Company Trainer, recently visited William Grants as part of a glass appreciation day to demonstrate the virtual operator system. The system,…

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Encirc/Vidrala host a group from IPGR (International Partners in Glass Research)

Encirc/Vidrala host a group from IPGR (International Partners in Glass Research)

Encirc/Vidrala recently hosted IPGR at their Elton site in Cheshire. IPGR are an independent group of glass business people who visit various glass facilities around the globe. The visiting party included representatives from Gallo, ORORA beverages, Vidrala, and other companies…

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VRMT present to the FEVE conference at Glassman 2019

VRMT present to the FEVE conference at Glassman 2019

Tony Pawinski (Director of VRMT) was invited to speak at the recent FEVE conference at the Glassman Exhibition in Lyon. The presentation discussed the benefits of using Virtual Reality for hot end training and in the glass industry as a…

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Society of Glass Technology’s Furnace Solutions Conference

Society of Glass Technology’s Furnace Solutions Conference

VRMT have recently presented a paper to the Society of Glass Technology’s Furnace Solutions 14 conference at Stoke on Trent on June the 6th. Tony Pawinski, pictured here receiving his certificate of appreciation from SGT, presented a paper of the…

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Company profile by Glass International

Company profile by Glass International

The Virtual Reality Machine Training (VRMT) booth at the recent glasstec was one of the most popular, with people queuing to enter the stand late into the last day. Greg Morris spoke to the company’s co-founder Tony Pawinski, who discusses…

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