Virtual Industries Inc., a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions, is pleased to announce that Patrick Lemos is celebrating 20 years of service with the company. Lemos is the general manager for Virtual Industries.

“Patrick’s expertise is instrumental in the development of new products as well as improvements to existing products,” stated Tom Mealey, Executive Vice President of Virtual Industries. “He is a true asset to our team.”

Lemos joined Virtual Industries in 1997 as a second-generation machinist providing all Virtual Industries machined parts. He currently directs the manufacturing teams and machinists to ensure that all products meet customer expectations. Additionally, he is the key person running Virtual Industries’ spin off machine shop (Prime Axis Manufacturing) where precision Swiss turning is his forte.