GlobalSim Overview

GlobalSim, Inc. is an employee-owned company that specializes in developing and manufacturing high-end simulators for equipment operators. Based in metropolitan Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, our company employs a team of engineers and specialists who have been building simulators for training organizations since the early 1990’s. 

Today we are widely recognized throughout the world as the leading provider of crane simulators. Our company is focused on state-of-the-art simulator systems for the port, construction, and military markets.  We build simulators that are designed to train equipment operators on equipment familiarization and safety awareness.  From portable units and virtual reality systems to some of the largest crane simulators in the world, GlobalSim, Inc. provides cutting-edge simulator systems built to suit our clients needs.

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GlobalSim headquarters in metropolitan Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Brief Company History

GlobalSim Crane Simulators

World’s largest crane simulator – Casablanca, Morocco

1993: Company founded as a division of Jason & Associates. Primarily builds military simulators.

1998: Develops its first crane simulator as part of a project for the US military.

2003: Becomes independent company and is renamed GlobalSim, Inc.

2005: GlobalSim Delivers first crane simulator system with plasma screen technology

2007: Completes Battle Stations 21 project for the US Navy.

2008: GlobalSim is acquired by Kongsberg Gruppen based in Norway.

2011: Completion of the largest crane simulator in the world for ANP in Casablanca, Morocco.

2016: GlobalSim employees re-acquire company from Kongsberg Gruppen.

2016: Introduction of the industry’s first Virtual Reality (VR) crane simulator

2017: 5th Generation Full Mission System introduced and delivered to NYSA in New York.

2019: Completion of custom RMG simulator project for Duisport in Duisburg, Germany


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Jonathan McCurdy

President & CEO

Jonathan is the President and CEO of GlobalSim with over 25 years of experience in the high tech industry. Since joining GlobalSim in 2001, Jonathan has held several key roles at the company including Systems Engineer, Software Developer, Product Manager, and General Manager. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Utah.

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Brad Ball

VP of Sales & Marketing

Brad has served as GlobalSim’s Vice President of Sales & Marketing since 2016. Previously he was Area Sales Manager for Asia / Europe. He has over two decades of professional experience – principally as an entrepreneur and in sales/marketing leadership for technology focused companies. Brad holds a BS in Finance from the University of Utah, a BS in Information Systems from the University of Utah, and a MBA from Brigham Young University. In his free time, Brad enjoys boating, skiing, and hiking with his family. Brad is a whiz when it comes to 80’s music!

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Kolby Baron

VP of Finance & Admin

Kolby Baron joined GlobalSim in 2008 as Corporate Controller and was promoted to Vice President of Finance in 2014. He leads the Company’s activities in finance, human resources, contract administration, legal compliance and other administration. Prior to joining GlobalSim, Kolby worked in public accounting with Deloitte in Salt Lake City, Utah and PricewaterhouseCoopers in Columbus, Ohio. Kolby received his Master of Accounting degree from the Ohio State University and his Bachelors in Accounting from Weber State University.


GlobalSim Crane Simulators

GlobalSim is an employee-owned company that offers competitive pay and a generous package of benefits. All employees work on unique and challenging simulation projects that are implemented throughout the world.

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GlobalSim, Inc.

9735 South 500 West

Sandy, UT 84070


Phone: +1 801 571 9094


Monday – Friday

7:30am to 4:30pm

Saturday – Sunday


Mountain Time (MT)

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