7/13/18 – Quality Magazine, a leading trade publication on manufacturing quality assurance, has published an article written by Vibrant Vice President Greg Weaver. Weaver's article addresses the challenges for nondestructive inspection of parts made with additive manufacturing (AM), and describes the advantages of whole-body inspections that use data directly linked to a component’s material state, with a focus on Process Compensated Resonance Testing (PCRT).
6/15/18 – Vibrant earned a place in Albuquerque Business First’s Top 100 New Mexico Private Companies. The list credits the top-performing independent companies in the state, based on 2017 New Mexico revenue. The award was presented at a ceremony at the Albuquerque Convention Center yesterday afternoon, June 14th. The full list can be found at: https://www.bizjournals.com/albuquerque/subscriber-only/2018/06/15/top-100-new-mexico-private-companies.html […]
6/15/18 – Vibrant has once again earned a place on the New Mexico Flying 40 List. This year marks the 6th time Vibrant has been honored by the Flying 40 as one of New Mexico’s fastest growing technology companies. Eligibility and ranking were determined by annual revenue growth; this year Vibrant was ranked as the 7th fastest growing company on the list. The award was presented June 13th at the Albuquerque Botanical Gardens and Aquarium.
3/27/18 – Vibrant Corporation was awarded a new patent for Resonance Inspection Sorting Module Arrays (#9927403). It covers the use of multiple combined sorts to determine part classification. This allows Vibrant to assess several different defect or service states of a part with a single resonance inspection, maximizing detection ability while minimizing testing time.
7/31/18 – Vibrant announced the release of a white paper entitled “PCRT Resonance Solutions for Additive Manufacturing.” The paper presents PCRT solutions for additive manufacturing (AM) applications, such as build process control, verification of critical post-build operations, quality assurance, and model validation. To illustrate PCRT’s capabilities in these areas, the paper highlights work performed in conjunction with University of Sheffield, Incodema3D, CalRAM, and others.
5/17/18 – Vibrant has earned a Matching Grant from the New Mexico Small Business Innovation Research (NMSBIR) program. The $100,000 grant will complement an Air Force Phase II SBIR project, currently underway, for a novel aircraft wheel and bolt inspection approach designed to increase Air Force mission readiness while saving millions of dollars.
4/27/18 – Vibrant’s engineering manager, Eric Biedermann, presented the latest developments in validation of PCRT modeling at this year’s Propulsion Safety and Sustainment Conference (PS&S) in Jacksonville, FL. PS&S seeks to transition existing and emerging technologies to solve issues with turbine engine safety, readiness, reliability, and sustainment. The conference, hosted by Universal Technology Corporation, features presentations from many leading engine manufacturers and maintainers.
1/22/18 – Vibrant Corporation is welcoming Patricia Knighten as its new Director of Business Development today. Ms. Knighten brings over thirty years of business development, strategic planning, and partner development that includes an extensive history with emerging technologies and with Department of Defense (DOD) related projects. Her accomplishments, experience, and skills will serve as a tremendous asset to Vibrant.
12/11/17 – Vibrant Corporation announced today that it has named Christiane Bougen as VP of Finance and Administration. Mrs. Bougen brings over twenty years of financial controlling, human resources direction, and executive management. She also has an extensive background in Department of Defense (DOD) contracting, something Vibrant is eager to leverage. Her experience and knowledge will be a great addition to the Vibrant Team.
1/15/18 – Vibrant is growing! Vibrant has grown by a factor of two since the 2014 and relocation into a new facility was a must. Situated in a bustling commercial zone in Albuquerque’s North Valley just a half mile north of its old facility, Vibrant’s new headquarters offers significant room to grow. The 8,100 sq. ft. building accommodates Vibrant’s staff and equipment for its engineering, testing services, and production operations and Vibrant’s growth isn’t done yet. In August 2018, Vibrant will occupy the second suite of its new building, adding another 4,200 square feet of office space.