Virtek Vision International Inc.

Headquartered in Ontario, Canada, the company serves aerospace and composite markets with high-precision laser templating and spatial positioning systems that assist in ply layup, paint masking, final assembly and component location.

785 Bridge St.
Waterloo, ON N2V 2K1 CA

Additional Locations:
Av Andromeda 3438
San Jose dos Campos, BR
+55 (0) 12 39 175 447

Nanikon, CH
+41 44 905 2800

Sandia Park, NM US
(505) 281-8377

Paris, FR
+33 145 0094 46

Beijing, CN
+86 106 5244 125

Gerber Technology


As Seen In CompositesWorld

Virtek Iris 3D projector with Vision Positioning System.

CAMX 2017 preview: Virtek
Virtek Vision International Inc. (Waterloo, ON, Canada) is introducing to North America its Iris 3D laser templating and spatial positioning system with the company’s newest Vision Positioning System (VPS) technology, which features an integrated laser with stereo cameras.

Fiber-metal laminates in the spotlight
Interest in FMLs is growing again as aeroengineers search for lightweight solutions adaptable to new narrowbody commercial aircraft.

GE Aviation’s new CMC components factory

Plant Tour: GE Aviation, Asheville, NC, US
An avant-garde approach to unprecedented CMC parts production.

Virtek introduces advanced laser-guided assembly system
Virtek Vision International Inc. (Waterloo, ON, Canada) has introduced IRIS 3D, an advanced laser-guided assembly system with new Integrated Vision technology, FlashAlign functionality and upgraded laser-line visibility.

Ceramic matrix composites: Hot engine solution
Disruptive designs for composites operation in 1093°C zones.

JEC World 2017: Show report, part 1
JEC World 2017 was, by almost any measure, the biggest and busiest JEC event yet, and exhibitors came with much to show the world of composites about innovation in materials, equipment and technology.

OOA composites in next-generation launch systems
As United Launch Alliance ULA replaces Atlas and Delta with next-generation launch rockets under the Vulcan name, supplier Ruag Space has been selected to provide lower cost/improved quality out-of-autoclave fabrication of Vulcan’s composite primary structures. Ruag will manufacture 5.4m payload fairings and 400-series interstage adapters for ULA’s Atlas V rocket.

Size-unlimited OOA composite process enables next-gen system
United Launch Alliance selects Ruag Space for lower cost/improved quality out-of-autoclave manufacture of Vulcan’s composite primary structures.

CAMX 2016 preview: Virtek/Gerber Technology
Cutting table specialist Gerber Technology (Tolland, CT, US) is exhibiting with subsidiary and laser projection specialist Virtek Vision International Inc. (Waterloo, ON, Canada)

Fokker Aerostructures: Hoogeveen, The Netherlands
This Dutch aerospace supplier leverages its founder’s pioneering spirit from a century ago to lead the way, today, in thermoplastic aerocomposites.

CAMX 2015 preview: Virtek
Virtek (Waterloo, ON, Canada), a subsidiary of Gerber Technology, will feature Virtek Projection Data Creator (PDC) software to quickly and accurately visualize, generate and edit projection data from CAD models in a virtual 3D environment.

laser projection systems

Laser projection: Envisioning more than templates
Advanced systems offer ply-placement verification, aids to faster assembly and manufacturing process and quality control.

Plant tour: ATK Aerospace Structures, Clearfield, Utah
High-volume, high-precision fiber and tape placement for the aerospace industry are among many specialties for this composites manufacturing behemoth.

360° laser templating system
Virtek Vision International Inc. has released the latest version of its Iris Spatial Positioning System (SPS), which enables manufacturers to project laser templates 360° around parts.

Biz Brief: HPC March 2014
LIFT installs GERBERcutter and Virtek vision system.

LIFT Center nearly complete, looking for manufacturers
The Long Island Forum for Technology's (LIFT) Composite Prototyping Center is accepting Long Island manufacturers interested in learning more about composite materials and methods.

Gerber and Virtek Vision supply equipment to composites center
The Long Island Forum for Technology's (LIFT) new Composite Prototyping Center (CPC) will have a GERBERcutter and Virtek LaserEdge system, for helping manufacturers and for training.

First flights: Bombardier’s CS100, Boeing’s 787-9 Dreamliner take to the air
Bombardier Aerospace (Montréal, Québec, Canada) celebrated the successful first flight of its CSeries aircraft on Sept. 16, a major milestone in the company’s highly anticipated development program that is expected to provide airline operators with an all-new composites-intensive aircraft family specifically designed for the 100- to 149-seat commercial passenger jet market segment.

Key suppliers celebrate Bombardier CSeries first flight
Toho Tenax and Virtek, suppliers to the CSeries, congratulate the OEM on the successful first flight.

Integrated laser projector/flatbed cutter
At WINDPOWER 2012, Gerber Technology announced that it has integrated its computer-controlled flatbed cutting systems and CAD nesting software with subsidiary Virtek Vision International’s laser projection technology to automate nesting, cutting and layup of wind blade materials.

Delastek optimizations reduce composite material costs 5 percent
Canada-based composites manufacturer Delastek invested in a laser projection system and a computer-controlled composite fabric cutting system to help streamline production and minimize material use.

Product Categories of Virtek Vision International Inc.

Auxiliary processing equipment, repair equipment, and supplies
  • Auxiliary processing equipment
    • Cutting equipment, ultrasonic
    • Nesting software
    • Projection/alignment systems, laser
    • Winders/rewinders
    • Cutting equipment, flatbed, computerized
      • Cutting equipment, knife