Skillset Academy Supporters

Skillset Academy Supporters2018-04-10T20:48:53+00:00

At Hilti, we lead the industry in products, services and software designed to drive productivity for construction professionals. Whether it is civil engineering, energy, mechanical, electrical, steel and metal, or interior finish Hilti is here to help build a better future.

Vermeer Corporation delivers a real impact in a progressing world through the manufacture of high-quality equipment. With yellow iron at their side, our customers in more than 60 nations feed and fuel their communities, connect people to the necessities of life and manage natural resources. Vermeer is headquartered in Pella, Iowa, U.S.A. and employs more than 2,500 team members around the world, with regional offices in Brazil, the Netherlands and Singapore; additional manufacturing facilities in South Dakota and Tianjin; and more than 600 dealers located around the world. Our customers work in the underground construction, surface mining, tree care, environmental and agricultural industries and use Vermeer machines because they carry a reputation for being built tough, built to perform and built for value.

HDD Simulator
The Vermeer NavigatorTM HDD Simulator 1.0 offers you the ability to learn the basics of operating drill controls without ever stepping foot on a real drill. You will experience a real-world drilling simulation through an on-screen simulator and utilizing common controls and an operator’s station that are on the Vermeer Navigator® HDD lineup from the D10x15 S3 through the D220x300 S3 Navigator® HDDs. While drilling, receive real-time feedback and watch your bore path compared to your plan. The Vermeer Navigator HDD Simulator 1.0 is a great way to familiarize yourself with a HDD controls or to practice your skills.

AR/VR HoloLens
Vermeer has developed several marketing experiences that incorporate augmented and virtual reality. We have brought HoloLens, an Augmented Reality device, that showcases our S925TX Mini Skid Steer and our HG6800TX Horizontal Grinder. With these experiences you will be able to walk around digital versions of our equipment. In virtual reality, we are showcasing true innovation with our ZR5 Self Propelled Baler and what it is like to sit in the cab of that machine. This is just the start in our Digital Reality journey, as we see Augmented and Virtual reality making significant impacts in all parts of our business from machine conception and production, to operation, to service in the field. Come see the start of this exciting technology.