Vibration and Shock
Technologies, LLC has filled the void left by the late MRAD Corp. or
Founded by Philip Marshall in 1972, Marshall Research and Development
or M/RAD Corporation was the
world's largest manufacturer of Mechanical Vibration Shakers, Shock
Machines (Free Fall
, and Electrodynamic Shaker Peripheral Equipment such as Head
Expanders, Slip Tables (Oil Film and Hydrostatic
Bearing), Reaction Masses and Custom Magnesium Fixtures. M/RAD
also designed and fabricated vibration isolators and isolation
systems to reduce the levels of hostile dynamic environments.
previously employed 16 people with complete
in-house capabilities including engineering, design, machine
shop, welding, paint, inspection, assembly and test. M/RAD's three CNC
machining centers and one CNC
water jet cutting machine made up the bulk of the manufacturing
equipment and all aspects of design,
fabrication and assembly were performed at the former M/RAD facility.
On March 25 2011 M/RAD ceased operations and released all employees.
On April 25 2011 M/RAD filed with the state of Massachusetts for
April 2011 articles to form Vibration and Shock Technologies LLC were
the state of Massachusetts by former M/RAD Corp. vice president, Darryl
May 2011 VST purchased all assets of the former M/RAD Corp. and moved
to a new facility located at 36 6th Road Woburn MA 01801.
Outlined in an agreement with the former principles of M/RAD Corp., VST
has acquired the product line and services formerly offered by M/RAD
At this time VST has a total of 7 employees, 4 are former M/RAD
employees. VST has the accumulative intellectual,
historical property and experience of the former M/RAD corp.