VIRTEX recognized as Manufacturing Leadership Awards 2022


AUSTIN, Texas, April 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — VIRTEX, LP today announced that it has been recognized as a 2022 Manufacturing Leadership Awards winner for excellence in engineering and manufacturing technology.

VIRTEX’s project, ‘Augmented Reality & Telepresence’ (XRT), presented Augmented Reality and how it uses new technologies to facilitate growth and innovation in the face of limited space and downtime in the manufacturing process. The use of Augmented Reality (AR) and Extended Reality (XR) has helped VIRTEX move forward with technologies that are helping to advance the entire industry.

“VIRTEX’s XRT initiative is transforming the way we do business,” said Ian Denefe, Manufacturing Engineer at VIRTEX. “Remote access and telepresence have helped mitigate the impact of travel restrictions, and the use of AR aims to expand the capabilities and efficiency of our engineering, manufacturing and quality control resources.”

You probably don’t think about the use of augmented reality (AR) in the manufacturing process. With new and emerging technologies in AR, manufacturers are seeing changes in designs as well as the way they view the assembly process. With a huge improvement in efficiency and accuracy, this technology is helping to transform the electronics manufacturing business.

“Our customers and partners know that VIRTEX brings cutting-edge capabilities to address some of our most complex problems,” said Brad Heath, President and CEO of VIRTEX. “VIRTEX continues to lead the innovation market, providing advanced solutions to the toughest operational challenges. Our team’s work to accelerate employee training and onboarding has been critical to the growth plans that VIRTEX has experienced in a very challenging work environment.”


VIRTEX is a leading manufacturer of printed circuit board assemblies, highly complex cables and wire harnesses, precision engineered parts and mission-critical electronic systems for small and medium-sized customer programs across a variety of industries. VIRTEX specializes in high-reliability markets that require complex system-level assembly and world-class supply chain resiliency. Virtex is headquartered in Austin, Texas with additional manufacturing facilities in Plano, TX, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Virginia, New Jersey and Juarez, Mexico.

About the Manufacturing Leadership Awards

The Manufacturing Leadership Awards honor manufacturing companies and individual manufacturing leaders who are shaping the future of global manufacturing through digital transformation. Winning projects and individual manufacturing leaders have demonstrated success in one of numerous categories and are selected by an expert panel of judges for results that have delivered clear and compelling value, return on investment and other tangible results. The High Achiever with the highest score in each project category, 2022 Manufacturers of the Year and 2022 Manufacturing Leader of the Year, will be announced at the Manufacturing Leadership Awards Gala on June 29, 2022.

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