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Helping the World Build Better Products

Real-time simulation is enabling the world’s visionaries to make innovative ideas a reality.  OPAL-RT empowers engineers and researchers with accessible, cutting-edge, real-time simulation technology to accelerate the development of better products and more reliable energy transmission.

Since 1997, industries including automotive, aerospace, power electronics and power generation have increasingly turned to OPAL-RT, transforming the company into a world leader in real-time simulation and Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) testing equipment for electrical, electro-mechanical and power electronics systems.

Thriving on Technical Challenges

OPAL-RT’s mission is to provide cutting-edge real-time simulation technology to engineers and researchers around the world. This mission requires precise vision, innovation and perseverance. OPAL-RT continuously strives for new ways to integrate parallel, distributed computing with commercial off-the-shelf technologies, all while offering an unmatched combination of performance, openness and affordability. The company is committed to supplementing its products with personalized engineering and consulting services to ensure customers are ready to meet every challenge.

Les Affaires - 2017
Les Mercuriades - 2016
300 largest SMEs in Quebec by Les Affaires (2016)
HSBC International Business Award: International Business of the Year - SME (2013)

Shaping a Better Future

OPAL-RT employees are united in the cause of Corporate Social Responsibility. Together, OPAL-RT employees support communities, assist customers and strive to make a difference.

Quality Policy

OPAL-RT is an ISO 9001:2015 Certified Company. The company’s production and integration teams have been annually certified since 2013.

Sustainable Development

Offering unparalleled expertise to various industrial and academic projects, OPAL-RT continually contributes to the development of more environmentally-friendly power systems, motors and networks. Read OPAL-RT's Conflict Mineral Statement >

Giving Back

OPAL-RT encourages initiatives such as fundraising for organizations, while subsidizing students, university chairs and R&D university programs.

Alice in the Real-time Simulation Wonderland

Alice, along with her friends, her dog Nobel and her father (a simulation engineer at OPAL-RT) tries to improve her environment by bringing her far-fetched ideas to life. Follow Alice’s adventures and explore the basic concepts and uses for real-time simulation – a cutting edge technology!

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