WHAT'S NEW?

In this section, you will find all the latest news and upcoming events that Ver-Mac will be attending.

November 17, 2021
Ver-Mac’s New Vision & Mission
Founded in 1957, Ver-Mac is constantly evolving. Over the past few years, we have experienced strong growth, welcomed several new talents to the Ver-Mac family and our products are constantly moving forward as new technologies develop. We’ve also undertaken an in-depth strategic thinking...
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September 17, 2021
Fidéides 2021: We are Finalists!
We're thrilled to announce that we are finalists in this year's Fidéides awards, in the Rayonnement Hors Québec (Reach Outside of Quebec) category! Organized by the Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de Québec (CCIQ), the Fidéides awards is a major event that rewards local businesses...
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August 31, 2021
UTILITY EXPO 2021
VER-MAC will be an exhibitor at the UTILITY EXPO trade show from September 28 to 30, 2021 in Louisville, KY.We are proud to offer innovative, eco-friendly and super-efficient products. Our fully vertically integrated production plants and our research and development department enable...
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March 26, 2021
PURDUE UNIVERSITY releases study on impact of presence lighting & digital speed limit trailers in work zones
Purdue University, in partnership with Ver-Mac and the Indiana Department of Transportation, conducted a study on the effectiveness of using Presence Lights & Work Zone Digital Speed Limit Trailers to increase motorist awareness & overall work zone safety.Here are some...
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March 25, 2021
The Ver-Mac team raised more than $44K for United Way Centraide during the 2020 pandemic!
We have some incredible news to share: in our second campaign year with United Way Centraide - Québec and Chaudière-Appalaches, Ver-Mac has received the Best New Campaign Prize for 2020, having contributed $44 075 during the coronavirus pandemic. A huge thank you and congratulations on a...
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February 21, 2021
The winner of the ATSS Foundation auction is ….
Ver-Mac would like to thank all the participants for bidding. A successful auction is only possible with bidders who recognize the value of the ATSS Foundation initiatives to supports those impacted by work zone accidents.The winner of this exciting auction is Cindy Williams from Time...
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February 10, 2021
Ver-Mac products are now connected to WAZE
WAZE is a navigation application that helps drivers get where they are going faster and safer while working to beat traffic. There are more than 30 million Waze users in US and there are a global community of over 115 million people.Ver-Mac is now pushing data from road...
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February 1, 2021
ATSSA’S ANNUAL CONVENTION & TRAFFIC EXPO 2021
Ver-Mac will be an exhibitor at the ATSSA’s annual Convention & Traffic expo 2021. This FULLY VIRTUAL trade show will take place from February 8th to 18th 2021.We invite you to visit our two virtual booths from February 16th to 18th. We will be launching new products and introducing...
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January 29, 2021
ATSS FOUNDATION charity auction – February 1st to 18th 2021
In collaboration with Ver-Mac, the ATSS Foundation charity auction will start on February 1st and end on February 18 at 3 PM ET. 100% proceeds benefit ATSS Foundation, which supports those impacted by work zone accidents.You will have the opportunity to bid on a PCMS-1500 Pro Series G3...
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December 11, 2020
Find out more about the Ver-Mac Automated Flaggers Assistance Device (FLAGGER-MAC)
The role of the traffic flaggers is to ensure the safety and fluidity of vehicle traffic around areas where road works are taking place. However, we also have to think about their safety.Many government entities have made the use of Automated Flaggers Assistance Devices (AFAD) mandatory to...
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December 4, 2020
Ver-Mac is once again among the Top 100 in 2020!
Ver-Mac is very proud and pleased to announce that this year, the company is once again among the 300 most sustainable SMEs in Quebec in 2020, according to the annual ranking of the newspaper Les Affaires.Constantly innovating and committed to deliver products and solutions that meet the highest...
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November 9, 2020
Ver-Mac Presence Light Case Study Highlighted in ATSSA Signal Magazine
  Ver-Mac’s Presence Light, featured in the October, 2020 Edition of the ATSSA Signal Magazine, is one of six case studies that address work zone safety solutions. As a concept, Presence lighting in a work zone aims to achieve three goals: Supplements task lighting Alert drivers to the...
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February 13, 2020
NCDOT RELEASES FIRST INDEPENDENT STUDY ON THE PRESENCE LIGHT & DIGITAL SPEED LIMIT TRAILERS
NCDOT just released the first “white paper” case study report on the Presence Light and Digital Speed limit Trailer Concept.  This concept was developed by NCDOT & Ver-Mac as a joint effort to improve safety in work zones.  Ver-Mac has conducted 20 Presence Light & Digital...
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January 29, 2020
VER-MAC’S SMART ARROW BOARD & WORK ZONE LOCATION SENSOR SYSTEMS WIN AN AWARD FOR NEW INNOVATIVE PRODUCT AT THIS YEAR’S ATSSA TRAFFIC EXPO!
Written by Ricky Stone, Government Relations Manager at Ver-Mac   Our team just finished exhibiting at the ATSSA TRAFFIC EXPO. Again this year, we had several new innovative products on exhibit at our booth!Ver-Mac is proud to announce that we won the 3rd place for the ATSSA'S NEW INNOVATIVE...
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January 27, 2020
Ver-Mac offers a new modern working environment for its employees
After a few month of renovations, we are proud to offer completely transformed workspaces to our R&D, IT, production launch, production engineering, purchasing, customer service, and repair teams.The new open work areas are designed to promote a collaborative and dynamic way of working. In...
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August 1, 2019
Ver-Mac’s Smart Work Zone technology used in Arizona to shorten commute times through construction zones.
Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) in Arizona is using Ver-Mac’s Smart Work Zone technology to shorten commute times through construction zones.MCDOT goal is to use smart technology to protect those working on roadways. Last year there were 799 fatalities in work zones....
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July 18, 2019
Colorado DOT uses Ver-Mac Variable Speed Limit Signs to reduce Work Zone Speeds.
In an effort to reduce speeds on I-25 between Castle Rock and Colorado Springs, the Colorado DOT specified the use of 20 Ver-Mac Variable Speed Limit signs throughout the duration of the multi-year construction project. Our partners, Street Smart Rental: Safer, Smarter Work Zones, deployed and...
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July 17, 2019
Ver-Mac is proud to introduce the PCMS-3812 PRO Series Full-Matrix Portable Changeable Message Sign
  The PCMS-3812 PRO Series features 3 lines of 8 characters with a 12” font. The PRO Series is equipped with Stealth Technology, NTCIP compliant V-Touch controller, V-Sync Wi-Fi communication, 4G Modem with 10-year cell package and JamLogic Fleet Management Software. Its compact design...
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June 12, 2019
Ver-Mac launches an improved online support page
We have worked very hard in the past few months on building this improved online support page. We have improved the interface and the searchability. We have a public version where you can order parts, ask for an RMA (return material authorization) and provide feedback/suggestions! Simply create...
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March 31, 2019
New Manufacturing Facility in Houston, Texas
Ver-Mac is proud to announce that we have recently started manufacturing equipment in our New Houston Manufacturing Facility. This new manufacturing facility will allow us to increase our production capacity and meet the increasing demand for our products.Take a look at our...
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January 21, 2019
How to extend the life of your Portable Changeable Message Sign batteries?
With the winter at its peak, we wish to remind you some tips in order to extend the life of your batteries that will discharge a little faster during winter.Here are 3 things you should verify: Make sure that the solar panels are at a 45-degree angle to help the snow slide off. Make sure that the...
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January 14, 2019
VER-MAC HIRES JIM SMITH AS NEW MIDWEST REGIONAL SALES MANAGER
Ver-Mac is excited to announce the hiring of Jim Smith as Midwest Regional Sales Manager for  Ver-Mac.  Jim is based out of Chicago, Illinois and will be handling sales for ND, SD, NE, KS, MN, IA, MO, WI, IL, MI and IN.   He're a visual map of the states that Jim will be covering:...
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November 30, 2018
Ver-Mac's Portable Target Light helping Houston Public Works fix a water main line.
Take a look at the picture when the target light is OFF and then ON.     Impressive light, right?   For more information, please visit the Target Light product page.   For a quote, please fill out our online ask for a quote form directly in the product itself or by clicking...
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August 29, 2018
A study demonstrates the effectiveness of Variable Speed Limit signs (VSL) in reducing Crash Rates in Work Zones in Alaska.
Have you ever been frustrated to see work zone speed reduction static signs and realized that there were no construction at all? That is why the concept of using Portable Variable Speed Limit Signs makes so much sense! Here is an example of how the portable variable speed limit signs can be...
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July 11, 2018
Our Portable Target Lights (PTL-1000) have been used by the NYC DOT sidewalk dept.
The NYC DOT sidewalk dept. used our portable target lights for their nightime work. Take a look at how powerful the light is.   Our PTL-1000 are equipped with high-performance batteries that can run from 10-30 hours depending on the brightness settings. Setting them up takes only a few...
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July 4, 2018
A solar panel option is now available on our trolley-mounted traffic signals
With the goal of increasing the autonomy of our temporary traffic signals, we have developped an option that allows to add a solar panel to our TLG-1408 and TLD-1308 models in order to meet the demand of our customers.   For any request for information or pricing, please contact us.  ...
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May 3, 2018
Ver-Mac Deployed an Automated Queue Warning System on the I-4 in Florida
In April, Ver-Mac has partnered with SGL Constructors to provide an Automated Queue Warning System (AQW) on the I-4 “Ultimate” project in Orlando, FL, the largest road work project ever seen in Florida. Ver-Mac deployed portable traffic sensors, camera trailers and advanced warning...
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April 11, 2018
Ver-Mac hires a new Southwest Regional Sales Manager
Ver-Mac is excited to announce the hiring of Randy Johnson as Southwest Regional Sales Manager for Ver-Mac.Randy is based out of San Antonio, Texas and will be handling sales for NM, TX, OK, AR, LA, MS. Here's a visual map view of the territories that Randy is covering:Randy has over 20 years of...
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April 9, 2018
Ver-Mac launches the PSD-4000: Portable Surveillance & Deterrence System
Ver-Mac is proud to launch its new portable solar surveillance and deterrence system that provides off the grid, 24/7 monitoring. The combination of Ver-Mac’s robust battery/solar power platform and cutting-edge VideoGuard Surveillance Technology allows the user to detect, deter and alert...
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March 27, 2018
Ver-Mac now offers a fixed camera option for their Trailer-Mounted Message Signs
Ver-Mac now offers a fixed camera option for their Portable Changeable Message Signs. (PCMS)   Adding a camera on a PCMS allows you to monitor work zones or highway traffic flow and road conditions.   You can then change the messages being displayed on the sign according to these...
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February 1, 2018
Ver-Mac launched 5 new products at the ATSSA Traffic Expo 2018
ATSSA 2018 was a very well attended show for Ver-Mac. This year, Ver-Mac introduced 5 new products in its Innovation Showcase space.Take a look at the new products that we launched:The PTL-1000: Ver-Mac’s PTL-1000 is a compact, battery-powered portable target light. The PTL-1000 features...
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December 12, 2017
Ver-Mac hires a new Regional Sales Manager for our Canadian market
Ver-Mac is excited to announce the hiring of Patrick Tremblay as Canada's Regional Sales Manager for Ver-Mac.Patrick has worked for the past 7 years in our technical support department and it is with great pleasure that he accepted this new challenge.His deep knowledge of our products will ensure...
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October 31, 2017
Ver-Mac lauches a fully-automated cloud-based work zone management camera system
Ver-Mac is proud to launch its fully-automated cloud-based work zone management camera system. This product was developped for contractors and agencies to give them a tool to document their projects with very minimal management. Basically, this easy to use, low-cost system provides the users with...
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October 17, 2017
Automated Queue Warning System installed in California
Here is the installation of our Speed-Mac portable radar sensor in California for an Automated Queue Warning System (AQW) project.     To know more about our AQW Systems, please visit our website:    http://www.ver-mac.com/en/jamlogic-software/smart-work-zones
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July 5, 2017
Quality: Our ISO 9001:2015 Certification Has Been Renewed
Ver-Mac received its ISO 9001:2015 certification in May 2016. To maintain our certification, Ver-Mac will have an annual Surveillance Audit by the "Bureau de normalisation du Québec" to ensure that our quality management system continues to meet the standards.Ver-Mac's quality management...
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May 19, 2017
Ver-Mac's portable solar light towers installed in Africa.
Take a look at how powerful our LED lamps are:   Our innovative and exclusive Nightbrite Technology provides 40% increased brightness using the same power consumption, compared to other solar light tower systems available on the market.     Click here for more details about...
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May 18, 2017
Installation of a Ver-Mac permanent urban variable message sign in Quebec City.
Ver-Mac won a contract with the MTQ (Ministère des Transports) for 15 permanent variable message signs. Here is the installation of one of them in Quebec City close to the Champlain Boulevard.
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February 28, 2017
Ver-Mac hires a new Southeast Regional Sales Manager
Ver-Mac is excited to announce the hiring of Tommy Lockwood as Southeast Regional Sales Manager for Ver-Mac.Tommy is based out of North Carolina and will be handling sales for VA, NC, SC, TN, WV, GA, AL, MS, and LA. Tommy is new to the Traffic Safety industry, but has over 10 years of sales...
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February 20, 2017
VER-MAC IS CELEBRATING 60 YEARS OF BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS ALONG THE ROAD
2017 is a very special year for Ver-Mac since we are celebrating our 60th anniversary! It’s time to commemorate the past and plan for the future.Today, 60 years since the establishment of the company in 1957, a third generation of family members are continuing the legacy. Taking over the...
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October 6, 2016
Ver-Mac variable speed limit signs have been installed in Quebec City and Montreal.
A total of 18 signs are installed in Quebec City and 12 signs in Montreal. Depending on multiple factors such as traffic rush hours, weather conditions, work zones, etc. speed displayed on the sign will vary. For example, during rush hour time, speed limit may be 70 km/h (40 mph) and when...
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October 4, 2016
Ver-Mac has manufactured a new truck-mounted message sign with 1-line display
This new truck-mounted message sign has a matrix of 10 x 56 pixels, allowing 1 line of text and up to 12 characters.   Product #: TM-1056   For more details, please contact us.  
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September 29, 2016
MASSDOT USES VER-MAC'S WORK ZONE PORTABLE SPEED SIGN WITH FLASHING BEACONS
Ver-Mac's Work Zone Portable speed signs visually display drivers' real-time speeds compared to the work zone speed limit. These devices are effective in reducing speeds and increasing awareness of the work zone speed limit. Portable speed signs are most effective when the trailer uses flashing...
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September 27, 2016
UTAH DOT USES VER-MAC'S PORTABLE VARIABLE WORK ZONE SPEED LIMIT SIGN TO REDUCE SPEED
Portable Variable Speed Limit (PVSL) signs are used to lower posted speed limits mainly in Work Zones, but can be used in other areas where high-speed has been shown to be a problem. The PVSL allow to adjust the posted speed limit without having to change the sign. Reducing vehicle speeds in...
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September 19, 2016
One of the Permanent Message Signs we sold to the MTQ has been installed in Quebec (L'Étape)
For more details, contact us!
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July 26, 2016
VER-MAC IS NOW ISO 9001:2015 CERTIFIED!
Ver-Mac is proud to announce that we are now ISO 9001:2015 certified! One of the core management objectives at Ver-Mac is to continuously improve the processes and quality of our products. The ISO 9001:2015 certification is a quality management system standard that was developed by the...
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July 19, 2016
VER-MAC IS PROUD TO HAVE IMPLEMENTED A PAPERLESS SYSTEM!
We are constantly looking for new ways to improve; how better to do so than cutting paper use by almost 100%! Instead of using trees to store our documents, we're now using the cloud! Ver-Mac has put in place a system where most of our departments use a scanner and an advanced version of...
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July 14, 2016
Ver-Mac has won a contract of 15 permanent message signs with the MTQ (Ministère des Transports du Québec)
See the pictures of one of them being delivered. Pretty impressive!
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June 28, 2016
Ver-Mac’s PSLT-6000 lighting volleyball courts in Nashville, TN!
The portable, battery/solar powered LED lights are perfect for any outdoor sporting or special event.  The exclusive Nightbrite Technology from Ver-Mac provides a clear and bright light and can be turned on/off without having to warm up.  This eco-friendly product means no fuel...
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June 9, 2016
Interested in Smart Work Zones? Watch our new video!
Todd Foster, our V.P. of ITS engineering describes briefly what is a Smart Work Zone. The video is only 2:30 min. and is worth to watch! Take a look.
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May 25, 2016
New Smart Work Zone System Helps Keep I-4 (Florida) Work Zones Safe
In their ongoing efforts to keep travelers moving safely and traffic flowing efficiently on Interstate 4 (I-4), members of the I-4 Ultimate team have installed the state’s first Smart Work Zone system. It works like this: Using radar devices and a camera, the system monitors traffic speed...
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April 29, 2016
Todd Melin, V.P. of US Sales, gave a presentation on Smart Work Zones on April 27 at Rutgers University.
Approximately 275 transportation officials from New Jersey attended the 17th annual New Jersey Work Zone Safety conference. Todd Melin presentation, titled Technical Advancements for Improving Work Zone Safety, focused on new technology for providing real-time traffic information to the motoring...
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April 19, 2016
Smart Work Zone deployment on I-4, Florida
"The Big Drive is the first project in the state to use the new safety system. It consists of five sensors, three message boards and one camera working together to monitor traffic speeds and patterns." * The main purpose of the deployment of that smart work zone system is to warn drivers...
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April 8, 2016
Ver-Mac has manufactured a 2-line truck-mounted message sign
A new product is available from Ver-Mac: the TM-2056. It has 20 x 56 pixels in a full-matrix display, with the ability to display 2 lines of text with up to 12 characters per line. Using our V-Touch controller, the sign can also quickly display arrows. The picture below shows our TM-2056 with a...
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February 3, 2016
Ver-Mac has manufactured its first RGB full color permanent sign
This permanent RGB sign is installed in Melocheville, Qc (a municipality close to Montreal), right before a tunnel that has been hit a few times by oversized trucks.The sign is equipped with an oversized vehicle detection sensor that will automatically detect any oversized trucks approaching to...
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February 2, 2016
Ver-Mac launches the PCMS-4880: A new portable changeable message sign (PCMS) for cities, universities, police departments, etc.
Ver-Mac is proud to launch its new portable changeable message sign designed for cities, universities and police departments. Our PCMS-4880 is very compact and offers a flexible display of up to 5 lines and 17 characters per line.   Click here for more details.
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February 2, 2016
Ver-Mac launches the PSLT-6000: A new compact design of portable solar light tower
Ver-Mac is proud to launch its new portable solar light tower which features a new compact design allowing the solar panels to rotate 320 degrees and tilt up to 45 degrees to maximize solar power. Our innovative and exclusive Nightbrite Technology provides 40% increased brightness using the same...
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February 2, 2016
Ver-Mac launches the SP-3248V: A new trailer-mounted radar speed sign with full-matrix display
Ver-Mac is proud to launch its new Trailer-Mounted Radar Speed Sign which features a full-matrix display. Our SP-3248V features state-of-the-art Houston doppler radar, V-Touch SP controller, and optional Stealth technology. Our SP-3248V is designed to display real-time speed information (in...
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January 28, 2016
Ver-Mac hires a new Northeast Regional Sales Manager
  Ver-Mac is excited to announce the hiring of Richard Tatkow as Northeast Regional Sales Manager for Ver-Mac.Richard is based out of New Jersey and will be handling sales for DE, MD, NJ, PA, NY, CT, RI, MA, ME, NH and VT.Richard is new to the Traffic Safety industry but has over 20...
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January 21, 2016
Ver-Mac launches a new mobile-friendly website
Here at Ver-Mac, we’re very excited to announce the launch of our newly designed website, which goes live January 29th, 2016. A few of our goals with the new website were to make it faster, easier to navigate, more user friendly, and easier to find the product you need. We hope you like it! We...
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November 12, 2021
12 steps to taking down and towing your Ver-Mac units
Construction season is ending and many work zones will soon be packing up for winter. Your Ver-Mac units have contributed to keeping workers and motorists safe for months, but it’s now time to take them down, tow them away, and store them until next season. Here are 12 steps to ensure this is...
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August 23, 2021
WHITE PAPER - THE ROLE AND SAFETY IMPACTS OF AUTOMATED FLAGGING ASSISTANCE DEVICES
FLAGGERS: AN ESSENTIAL – AND DEADLY – ROLE When work needs to be done on major roads and highways, flaggers are vital to directing the flow of traffic, minimizing congestion, and keeping workers and motorists safe. However, the very nature of the role puts flaggers themselves at considerable...
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July 1, 2021
9 Steps to a Safe, Efficient Ver-Mac Deployment – Detailed Security Guide
Ver-Mac units work hard all summer long, keeping motorists and construction workers safe during the high construction season. Our machines are easy to set up and virtually autonomous with their solar panels, but there are very specific steps you must follow for a safe, efficient deployment.Be...
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June 10, 2021
11 Critical Safety Measures for Transporting Ver-Mac Equipment
With the construction season underway, Ver-Mac units can travel hundreds of miles to and from work sites each day. Our machines are durable and built for the road, but there are key security and maintenance protocols you must observe when transporting Ver-Mac equipment, to avoid accidents and...
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April 21, 2021
Critical safety and maintenance for Axles and Suspension when shifting from cold to high seasons
Maintaining the integrity of your Ver-Mac equipment’s axles and suspension ensures structural stability and ease of transport, preventing serious accidents on the road and during deployment.It is essential that you observe the following FIVE GUIDELINES to properly maintain the axles and...
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April 19, 2021
Critical safety and maintenance for welds when shifting from cold to high seasons
The welding on your units keeps the frame together and provides critical support during transport and operation. To avoid significant damage to your equipment’s welding, always properly close your units prior to transport. Weakened or damaged welds carry severe risk of falling masts and signs,...
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April 19, 2021
Critical safety and maintenance for Batteries and Electronics when shifting from cold to high seasons
The batteries and electronic equipment in your units keep them running at peak performance and allow Smart Work Zone devices to connect to the cloud. A quick routine inspection of your units’ batteries and electronics prior to deployment will prevent malfunctions and the risk of fire.It is...
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April 19, 2021
Critical safety and maintenance for bolts when shifting from cold to high seasons
Operating or even transporting inadequately bolted equipment is extremely dangerous, with severe risk of falling or detaching parts (including tires), as well as loose bolts flying off equipment en route at projectile speeds.It is essential that you check the bolts on your equipment for the...
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April 19, 2021
Critical safety and maintenance for jacks when shifting from cold to high seasons
Jacks keep your unit stable and firmly in place when deployed. During the winter months, with frequent buildup of both ice and sludge at the roadside, you need to make sure that your jacks are in good working condition and securely anchored when you deploy your equipment. Otherwise, the jacks can...
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April 19, 2021
Critical safety and maintenance for Storage and Transport when shifting from cold to high seasons
Ver-Mac machines are built for the road, and we design them for easy and convenient transport. However, as with transporting any equipment by vehicle, there are vital precautions you must take both before you set out and while you are on the road.It is essential that you observe the...
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April 19, 2021
Critical safety and maintenance for pinchs points when shifting from cold to high seasons
Pinch Points are areas in which two or more parts of your unit can fold (or “pinch”) together, trapping anything caught between them. Pinch points constitute a serious risk of injury or death. Ver-Mac units clearly indicate all pinch points with visible warnings. Never put yourself or any...
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April 19, 2021
Critical safety and maintenance for hydraulic pumps when shifting from cold to high seasons
Hydraulic pumps raise and lower your signs on the mast. They are simple to use, but you must observe certain safety measures with each use to avoid an oil leak. Leaks can prevent the sign from being hoisted when you want to deploy; worse, they can prevent you from lowering the sign safely....
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April 19, 2021
Critical safety and maintenance for pins when shifting from cold to high seasons
Pins keep the various parts of your unit securely in place. They keep your signs from falling or pivoting dangerously in high winds. Particularly in cold weather months, you need to make sure your pins are in good working condition and fully engaged at all times.It is essential that you check...
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April 1, 2021
Critical safety and maintenance for winches and cables when shifting from cold to high seasons
During the cold-weather months, you need to maintain your winches and cables regularly against seasonal wear. A quick routine inspection before use prevents serious safety and operational risks, including falling signs and snapping cables.It is essential that you check your winches and cables for...
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