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Experience vs. Experiment

The condition monitoring and predictive maintenance industry is still very young by many standards. For obvious reasons, its growth over the past 40 years closely correlates with improvements in computational technologies.

As one of the original predictive maintenance companies in the world, ITR has also grown with the industry. We apply this experience everyday through our services and technologies. While many companies new to asset analytics and predictive maintenance experiment with predictive technologies, we know what works, what does not, and how best to tackle industry's most complex assets.

The ITR Story

"ITR" is short for Industrial Technology Research. Since inception, the focus of the company was and continues to be the application of technology to create the world's most reliable industrial systems.

In the 1970’s, a core team of electrical and mechanical engineers developed the computerized vibration analysis (CVA) process while working for the research arm of one of the largest manufacturers in the world at the time. Prior to CVA, engineers were required to analyze vibration data in the field using traditional data acquisition equipment and software. The technology limited practitioners in their abilities to predict potential failure modes using advanced analysis techniques. With CVA, practitioners could perform more comprehensive analysis either at the machine or from an office environment, dramatically improving the safety and overall effectiveness of the vibration analysis industry. Upon recognizing the commercial viability of CVA, the core team founded ITR.

Today, ITR is one of the original and largest independent predictive maintenance service organizations in the world focusing on improving return on assets through the integration of all major PdM technologies. With customers in most US states and over 20 countries on six continents, we remain one of the few PdM providers maintaining independence and a strict commitment to service.

Our Locations
Global HQ: Bethlehem, PA USA
Field Offices
  • Charleston, SC, USA
  • Cleveland, OH, USA
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Columbus, MS, USA
  • Detroit, MI, USA
  • Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA
  • Gladstone, Queensland, Australia
  • Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA
In addition to local support, we serve many additional regions around the world through field service personnel and remote monitoring technologies. Please contact us with your particular requirements to see how we may provide you with a custom service and technology solution.
Our Commitment to Technology and Service

Unlike many competitors, ITR only provides hardware, software and services focused entirely on reliability and condition monitoring. We succeed based entirely upon the value of the tools and information we provide to our customers to facilitate their preventive maintenance planning and work.

ITR remains committed to providing companies with the most advanced PdM technology and service available in the industry. Commercially available technology typically lags ITR advancements by several years, and ITR remains focused on the research and development required to stay ahead of the curve. By focusing on the process of converting data to information using advanced analytical techniques, ITR remains the PdM industry leader for helping companies establish world-class PdM and reliability processes.