About the Author
Ron is a MIBoC (Mobius Institute Board of Certification) CAT IV Vibration Analyst (Certification # M-129938-01), accredited BSc, and has been involved in machinery vibration and acoustics for 40+ years. Beginning with IRD Mechanalysis (now Rockwell) in 1977, he spent 4+ years providing sales and consulting field services to Ontario industries. After a short time with Schenck-Trebel, where he gained an intimate knowledge of dynamic balancing applications, Ron spent 23 years with Bruel & Kjaer, a world leader in sound and vibration measurement. Now with PRUFTECHNIK Canada, known world-wide for state-of-the-art solutions in laser shaft alignment and vibration monitoring, each day brings a new and exciting task! Throughout his career he has provided formal training seminars and workshops, and served as a part-time instructor of sound and vibration at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). Currently, through a partnership between PRUFTECHNIK and the Mobius Institute, Ron acts as senior instructor for CAT I, CAT II and CAT III courses in Canada, and has presented Dynamic Balancing, Rolling Element Bearing, Machine Resonance, and Proactive Maintenance webinars, workshops, and magazine articles.