3
Sep

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 have recently purchased 4 virtual reality training units from VRMT, which were delivered and installed in June. These units are

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8
Jun

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 and when the trainer wants to show more detail to the audience. This video shows an example of the camera

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5
May

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 tube height has on the gob geometry. The user also adjusts the shear blade overlap too far, which notoriously throws

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20
Feb

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.

20
Feb

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 like they are working at the ‘hotend’ of their glass plant during the immersive training. The training centre uses VRMT

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18
Feb

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 their plant in Illinois to support the plant operations team. Adam Hafer, Director of the Innovation centre added, “The immersive

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13
Dec

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, which is known as VRMT, is an IS machine in the virtual world, which allows Machine Operators to learn about

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9
Oct

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 that are looking for best practice in the worldwide glass industry. During their visit, they undertook a full site tour,

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24
Sep

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 whole. The meeting was attended by FEVE members, which includes representation from European Glass federations as well as major glass

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13
Jun

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 benefits of the use of Virtual Realty in the Glass industry. Although the current VRMT system concentrates predominately on the

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