No matter where you are in the world, a local VMG office or sales agent is within your continent. We have 3 offices located in Houston, Tokyo and Barcelona and 7 sales agents located worldwide. Our corporate and development headquarters are located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Virtual Materials Group USA Inc.
Virtual Materials Group USA Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Virtual Materials Group Inc. in Canada. The managing director of VMG USA is Gerald Jacobs.
Gerald Jacobs has held a variety of senior positions from technology development to global sales director over the course of 31 years in the chemical engineering software industry. He created and currently manages VMG USA, a once independent operation that merged with Virtual Materials Group in 2003. Prior to VMG, he spent 17 years at Hyprotech in a variety of positions including Vice President of Global Accounts. He has also served 4 years as Product Technology Manager for COADE.
Virtual Materials Group Europe, S.L.
Virtual Materials Group Europe, S.L. based in Barcelona, Spain is a wholly owned subsidiary of Virtual Materials Group Inc. Canada. The managing director of VMG Europe, S.L. is Michele Manzulli with 15+ years of experience in the process hydrocarbon industry.
Michele Manzulli received his Masters degree in Chemical Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, Italy. He started his career in Praxair Inc. as a process engineer and then worked for several years as a process design engineer at Foster Wheeler Europe, designing the operation of several refinery units. He joined Hyprotech in 2001 where he worked as a Technical Consultant Engineer, and then moved to Business Development and Project Technical Leadership after the acquisition of Hyprotech by Aspen Technology in 2002. His main focus is in designing and executing simulation modeling services solutions to bring value to the hydrocarbon industry.
Virtual Materials Group Japan Corporation
Virtual Materials Group Japan Corporation is based in Tokyo, Japan and is a partially owned subsidiary of Virtual Materials Group Inc. Canada. The managing director of VMG Japan Corporation is Norio Takayama.
Norio Takayama received a Bachelors and Masters degree in chemical engineeirng from the Tokyo Institute of Technology. His thesis pertained to biochemical reaction engineering. Norio has more than 20 years experience in process modeling, design and troubleshooting in the petrochemical industry.