Glartek and ValorSul partner to digitize critical field tasks with innovative Augmented Reality capabilities

ValorSul Digitizes critical field tasks with Glartek technology

Valorsul rolls out Glartek’s Augmented and Connected Worker solution to digitize critical field tasks. The implementation through Augmented Reality Instructions aims to increase efficiency and assurance of tasks performed by frontline workers.

Lisbon, Portugal – September 8th, 2022. Glartek is a leader in innovative Augmented Reality solutions for the asset-intensive, and the manufacturing industries. Today, the company announced a partnership with ValorSul to optimize operations through critical field tasks digitalization.

Valorsul is responsible for the treatment and recovery of about 900 thousand tons of municipal waste produced per year in Portugal. This corresponds to 20% of all household waste produced in Portugal. 

“Valorsul is the leading waste management company in Portugal and has the highest efficiency levels of the industry. Glartek’s Augmented and Connected Worker solution addressed Valorsul untapped efficiencies with the goal of improving the overall operation. The solution addressed the need to keep always updated digital work instructions and routines, while at the same time assured the correct execution of the tasks with the innovative Augmented Reality capabilities.” said Bruno Duarte, Glartek’s CEO.

Valorsul selected Glartek’s solution to digitize critical field tasks and manage field procedures in a pilot project. Therefore, critical operations such as maintenance, inspections, and audits were digitized, in order to go from paper-based to digital. With the Glartek solution, Valorsul aims to reduce administrative work, eliminate errors and safety issues, and implement faster training. While at the same time, improving the overall quality of the operation.

“After a thorough analysis of the solutions in the market and understanding the benefits of using an existing product instead of building a bespoke solution, we decided to partner with Glartek. The Glartek Augmented and Connected Worker solution allows us to easily digitize our work instructions and routines, and to quickly deploy the mobility applications to assist our frontline workers. The Augmented Reality capability is a truly innovative way to train and guide further our employees. With the Glartek solution, we will become even more efficient and expect to expand the solution to other facilities.” said Constança Correia, Production at Valorsul.

About Glartek

Glartek, founded in 2017, is a leader in Augmented Reality (AR) solutions for the Industry. Its mission is to increase the efficiency and safety of industrial processes. Glartek’s software solutions combine AR and Internet of Things (IoT) domains to bring visibility, optimization, and reassurance to field operations. Its wide range of customers varies from asset-intensive companies such as EDP and Manufacturing companies, such as Renault. Glartek headquarters are in Lisbon, Portugal, and has raised over €1.5M in venture capital.

About Valorsul

Valorsul is responsible for the treatment and recovery of about 900 thousand tons of municipal waste produced per year. The industrial reference works in 19 municipalities of Lisbon and in the western region of Portugal. The intervention area treats 20% of all household waste produced in Portugal. This amount of waste is treated and valued by Valorsul through a modern Integrated Management System of Urban Waste appropriate to the composition of municipal waste. To learn more, visit www.valorsul.pt.