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Ottawa Business Journal | June 5, 2020

Simutech Multimedia hires new VP of Engineering

Francois Painchaud is a seasoned game development executive bringing over 20 years of experience expertise in 3D simulations, game development and software development. He will guide the development of Simutech’s new web-based 3D simulations.

Ottawa Business Journal | Apr 30, 2019

‘Serious games’: Ottawa’s Simutech enters 3D simulation space

Rather than forcing repair workers to learn on actual machinery, the new 3D simulator allows them to practise using virtual wrenches, screwdrivers and other tools in a risk-free environment, says Simutech CEO Samer Forzley.

Industry Week | Mar 28, 2019

How manufacturers are tackling the skills gap

Facing a widening worker shortage in the U.S., manufacturers are deploying tactics from VR to apprentices, to help recruit, train, and retain the next generation of workers.

Food Dive | Feb 06, 2019

Bridging the food and beverage manufacturing skills gap with simulation training

The task at hand for food and beverage processors is to train a large number of new workers efficiently, effectively and safely, but also do it in a way that will speak to a new generation entering the workforce. Enter simulation.

Reliable Plant | Dec 05, 2018

The importance of training in the digital manufacturing age

The skills gap isn’t going away anytime soon, and no matter how automated plants become, people will still be necessary. With a solid plan to quickly and efficiently get workers up to speed, manufacturers can have an edge over their competition.

Smart Industry | Nov 29, 2018

Using gaming to attract young manufacturing talent

Change with the times. And one way to do that is to know your audience. What has this generation grown up with? Computer and video games. Incorporating those elements into operations can attract (and retain) a whole new generation of workers. | Nov 15, 2018

Gamification and simulation used to train next generation of manufacturing workers

The Simutech Training System allows users to personalize their training progress and see how they stack up against their peers. Managers also can continuously monitor their staff’s skills development to safely, accurately and effectively troubleshoot.

Food Business News | Oct 16, 2018

Standing out from the crowd

At Pack Expo 2018, held Oct. 14–17 in Chicago, Simutech Multimedia, showcased how its electrical maintenance training simulation software may be used in the recruitment process.

Ottawa Business Journal | Oct 11, 2018

Fortune 500 companies tackling manufacturing skills gap with Ottawa firm’s software

The company, which is celebrating the 20-year anniversary of its first module release this month, has a client roster that includes the likes of Amazon, Pepsi, Kraft, Toyota and hundreds of other Fortune 1000 companies

Industrial Equipment News | Oct 10, 2018

Digital tech can find, keep best workers

To help tackle the skills gap, gamification and simulation tools can provide a boost to hiring and training practices.

Industry Week | Sept 20, 2018

Candy crushing it: Gamifying manufacturing to train millennials

Millennials now make up 35% of the U.S. labor force. Manufacturing training programs need to be designed for them.

Pro Food World | Feature article

Bridging the skills gap with tech tools

Using simulation training could attract more millennial workers to food and beverage manufacturing.

Food Engineering | July 23, 2018

TPM, integrating maintenance systems and the cloud

Total productive maintenance takes PM to the next level, while integrating CMMS, EAM and ERP systems increases the level of performance of maintenance activities.

Food Engineering | July 5, 2018

Solving the tech skills problem

Programs aim to provide more technical training for needed skills.

Independent Electrical Contractors | Aug 14, 2014

Troubleshooting success is a mix of personality and process

If you have the skills to read diagrams, bend conduit, and troubleshoot a problem, then you can be successful and make money.

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