VIM Technologies

VIM Technologies

Established in 1992, VIM Technologies, Inc. has become the market leader in providing quality products and supplemental services for environmental compliance. Our flagship product, CEMLink 6, offers cutting edge data acquisition and reporting solutions for our ever-changing industry. We developed COMPAS to assist with your quality assurance programs, audits, training, reporting, analysis, and other compliance needs. When you choose VIM for your air compliance solutions, you will find a partner, not just a vendor.

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6960 Aviation Blvd., Suite G , Glen Burnie , Maryland 21061 USA
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Business Type:
Software vendor
Industry Type:
Environmental Regulations and Compliance
Market Focus:
Internationally (various countries)
Year Founded:
1992

2018:VIM expands its market reach across all existing business segments, performing an unprecedented number of system installations in petrochemical and refining, pulp and paper, cement, and electric generation. VIM also procures orders to implement its 40CFR Part 63 EEE Hazardous Waste Interlock system at additional cement facilities.

VIM partners with Roseburg, installing systems across all their regulated sources in the United States meeting various regulatory requirements such as Boiler MACT, Plywood MACT, and CAM rules.

2017: VIM performs fleetwide DAS replacements for Florida Power and Light (FPL), adding over 65 sources reporting acid rain Electronic Data Reports (EDRs).

2016: VIM partners with CalPortland and increases its market share in cement to 60%.  VIM adds 40CFR Part 63 EEE Hazardous Waste Interlock to CEMLink 6 for its cement customers. VIM continues to add sources from the cement market by partnering with Lafarge and implementing CEMLink 6 at all their PC MACT affected sites.

2015: VIM performs fleetwide DAS replacements at NIPSCO and Hawaii Electric.  VIM continues its work in the cement market developing a corporate data aggregation system for GCC.

2014: VIM continues to deploy its CEMLink 6 product into Cement, Refining, and Electric Utility markets. VIM develops more corporate partners including Georgia Pacific, Nucor Steel, and Martin Marietta.

2013: VIM Technologies, Inc. continues applying the CEMLink 6 product to the PC MACT market, providing compliance solutions to Buzzi Unicem, Essroc, and Holcim

2012: VIM Technologies, Inc. partners with Ash Grove Cement to install CEMLink 6 at all of their PC MACT affected sites.

2011: VIM Technologies, Inc. moves its headquarters to a new, state-of-the-art facility outside of Baltimore, MD.

Building on the success of CEMLink 6 in their Florida plants, Progress Energy (now Duke Energy) selects VIM to install CEMLink 6 in all North Carolina facilities.

2010: VIM Technologies, Inc. signs an agreement with Progress Energy (now Duke Energy) to supply the CEMLink 6 product for all Progress Energy plants in Florida.

VIM launches a new company logo.

2009: VIM Technologies, Inc. begins its relationship with BP Oil in Whiting, IN. VIM continues its work at this facility and others continuing to expand its presence in the Petrochem and Refining industries.

2008: VIM Technologies, Inc. expands and reorganizes its organization and launches the CEMLink 6 development process.

2006: VIM Technologies, Inc. initiates its “Got XML?” campaign to attract potential XML reporting conversions over to VIM’s CEMLink 5 program.

2005: VIM Technologies, Inc. develops its configurable PLC system.

2004: VIM Technologies, Inc. develops its Compliance Optimization & Monitor Performance Accuracy Service (COMPAS) program to help aide all those required to report Part 75 and State level emissions.

This was also VIM’s initial participation as a stakeholder for the development of the Clean Air Markets Division’s ECMPS Program.

VIM begins supplying CEMLink 5 systems internationally with systems installed in Malaysia, Argentina, Peru, Mexica, Jordan, Spain, Canada, Israel, Egypt, and South Africa.

2003: VIM Technologies, Inc. installs systems and upgrades to report over 100 sources complying with the NOx SIP Call.

The Enron scandal rocks the industrial utility market.

2001: VIM Technologies, Inc. develops CEMLink 5 which is written with Visual Studio including Visual FoxPro.

VIM participates as a stakeholder with Pennsylvania Department of the Environment (PADEP) for the development and implementation of its Revision 8 Reporting Program.

2000: VIM Technologies, Inc. implements several systems to comply with Phase II of the Acid Rain Program, also known as the NOx Budget Program.

VIM Technologies, Inc. installs initial systems with Duke Energy. VIM will go on to supply many systems for Duke over the years and become their compliance partner.

1999: VIM Technologies, Inc. installs initial systems with Sunoco, the start of a corporate initiative to install VIM’s CEMLink 4 software at all of its facilities in the United States.

1998: VIM Technologies, Inc. develops partnership with Allen Bradley and agrees to use their PLCs as the base of the CEMLink platform moving forward.

1997: VIM Technologies, Inc. develops CEMLink 4 utilizing Windows NT platform and FoxPro 2.6 database.
VIM begins OEM relationship with STI (Thermo Fisher Scientific) and signs contract to help them transition all STI DAS systems to VIM’s CEMLink 4 DAS. At the time, STI had the majority market share in the Pulp and Paper industry. Between 1997 and 2002 VIM and STI installed over 100 DAS systems with VIM becoming the largest DAS supplier to the Pulp and Paper industry.

1995: VIM implements Acid Rain into the CEMLink 3 product and installs its first Part 75 DAS. VIM also develops its initial reporting engine for the Pennsylvania Department of the Environment (PADEP).

1994: VIM Technologies, Inc. develops CEMLink 3 utilizing Windows 3.1 platform and FoxPro 2.5 database. From 1994-1999 VIM installs over two hundred systems using CEMLink 3.

1992: VIM Technologies, Inc. was founded in February 1992. The company has achieved many milestones in its 25+ year history, but it all started here with a couple of process control engineers working on a variety of control applications and suddenly finding themselves developing data acquisition and reporting software. VIM has come a long way since then, but we have never forgotten the core fundamentals that led to our success.