Virtualware at the Annual Board of Directors’ Dinner of APMA, the Canadian Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association
Taking place in Toronto on November first. APMA’s Annual Board of Director’s Dinner, brings together key Canadian automotive industry leaders, which, by invitation only, includes APMA’s board of directors, OEM personnel, academia, government, and other manufacturing industry executives. During the last 5 years, Virtualware has been developing projects for different companies in the automotive and transport sector like Faurecia, Jaguar Landrover, Fuchosa, Alstom, Irizar Group, Adif. Virtualware will be presenting its capabilities to the highly competitive Canadian automotive industry, developing immersive and interactive solutions, in areas such as Product Design, Marketing & Sales, Operations, Production or Training.
Virtualware is a company with a global vocation specialized in the development of bespoke solutions based on immersive and interactive technologies (virtual reality, augmented reality, serious games, gamification, customized interactive hardware...). Founded in 2004, over 14 years it has developed more than 450 projects for companies from different business areas and activity sectors in 27 countries. It is the core company of Virtualware Group, a global technology group specialized in the development of innovative digital business models. The Group closed 2017 with a turnover of €4.7 million (+20% compared to 2016), has its own R+D+i centre (Virtualware Labs) and 60 people in Bilbao, Madrid, Toronto, Santiago de Chile, Mexico City and London.
The APMA is a Canada’s national association representing OEM producers of parts, equipment, tools, supplies, advanced technology, and services for the worldwide automotive industry. The Association was founded in 1952 and its members account for 90% of independent parts production in Canada. In 2017, automotive parts shipments were over $32 Billion and the industry employment level was over 96,000 people.