For over twenty-eight years Virtual Industries has been a leading supplier of vacuum tweezers to high technology firms. Their patented ESD safe products are used by CLASS I clean room personnel, electronic assemblers, semiconductor manufacturers, Universities and scientists around the world. Virtual Industries’ success has come from developing innovative vacuum tweezer tools and pick-up tips as viable solutions to customer's needs. These tools provide specific solutions that make assembly and processing operations productive and ergonomic. Founded in 1987, Virtual Industries, Inc. is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The stock of the Company is privately held. They began selling their products in 1988, and established international operations in 1989. The company has agents and distributors in more than 60 countries and serves customers in nearly 200 countries. More than a third of Virtual Industries sales come from outside the United States.