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

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CAMX 2019 exhibit preview: Virtek
Virtek is showcasing its enhanced Virtek Iris 3D vision technology software platform, which includes its latest high-visibility laser projector.

Virtek, Plataine partner on integrated aerospace manufacturing system
Virtek’s LaserEdge ply layup system will be integrated with Plataine’s AI-based production software.

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.

Passport 20 jet engine

Ceramic matrix composites: Hot engine solution
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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.

Layup of the fairing cylindrical section

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.

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Skinning the F-35 fighter
Fasteneing the all-composites skin on the Lightning II requires machining and drilling technology that is optimized for cost-efficiency.

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Simulation simplifies fabrication of all-composite crew module
Specialized simulation software shortens development cycle on first all-composite crew module demonstrator for NASA space program.

Virtek/Gerber booth

JEC COMPOSITES 2009 Product Showcase
Despite the doleful state of the global economy, the turnout in Paris — exhibitors and visitors — proved surprisingly strong.

Braided Pressure Vessel

JEC Composites 2009 showcase
 Despite the doleful state of the global economy, the turnout in Paris — exhibitors and visitors — proved surprisingly strong.

Automate or emigrate
Automated fiber and tape placement is not just a notion, but a real manufacturing strategy, and one being embraced by HITCO Carbon Composites.

A technician removes a molded rib.

Thermoplastic composites gain leading edge on the A380
Breakthrough manufacturing process produces lightweight, affordable glass-reinforced PPS J-nose on the worlds largest commercial aircraft wing.

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