Its founding partners established LUDECA in 1953. In 1982, LUDECA became the exclusive representative of Prüftechnik AG for the United States, the Caribbean and Venezuela. Today, this representation includes marketing and support responsibilities for the entire Alignment and Condition Monitoring Divisions.
LUDECA pioneered laser shaft alignment technology in the U.S. market with the introduction of its legendary OPTALIGN® system, manufactured by Prüftechnik in Germany in 1984. OPTALIGN’s then newly patented reflected laser technology was years ahead of its time, revolutionizing the field of shaft alignment and saving plants untold thousands of dollars in downtime and repairs. Today, with a product lineup headed by its globally respected ROTALIGN® ULTRA IS and OPTALIGN® SMART and SHAFTALIGN® tools, LUDECA remains America’s leading vendor of laser shaft alignment technology, We also offer geometric measurement systems, bearing heaters, shims and laser pulley alignment tools.
LUDECA services the vibration analysis field with state-of-the-art portable and online condition monitoring systems, featuring the award-winning VIBXPERT® II vibration analyzer and balancer with the powerful OMNITREND® software as well as VIBNODE® and VIBCONNECT® RF online condition monitoring systems. We also provide alignment, vibration and balancing training (onsite and at our state-of-the-art Miami Training Center), as well as repair, NIST calibration and high-end engineering consultation services.
No Excuses for High Vibration, Misalignment and Unbalance in Your Plant
LUDECA proudly announces the recent launch of its microsite www.KeepItRunning.com. Inspired by the company’s “Keep It Running” slogan, this site has been designed to support LUDECA’s new message of “No Excuses for High Vibration, Misalignment and Unbalance.” Visitors to www.KeepItRunning.com will find a wealth of solution-related resources, including Blog posts, video tutorials, white papers and other information on state-of-the-art maintenance technologies.
According to Ana Maria Delgado, Marketing Manager, LUDECA, Inc., “There’s no excuse to let high vibration levels, misalignment or unbalance cost you money. You can increase machine reliability and minimize costly downtime through precision laser shaft alignment and proactive condition monitoring solutions. When you have the best systems and support in the industry on your side, you don’t need excuses. Our mission at LUDECA, for over 30, years has been keeping America’s industry running.”