Posted January, 2024    

RBTS Acquired by Concepts NREC

We’re thrilled to announce that RBTS, Inc. has been acquired by Concepts NREC, the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for turbomachinery.

By joining the Concepts NREC team, we’re expanding our resources and support for sales and marketing and allowing our full energy to continue to be focused on the development and support of ARMD and providing rotordynamic engineering services.


  • The same team you know and trust. The team at RBTS is still here to answer your questions, launch new features, and support your success. For now, please use the same email address and phone number you always have to find us.
  • The same location. We are still located in Pennsylvania and will continue to host seminars at Penn State Great Valley Campus in Malvern, PA.
  • Shared values. RBTS and Concepts NREC provide the most advanced software and engineering services for turbomachinery, rotordynamics, and bearing technologies and applications in the world. We know there is no stronger endorsement than our customers’ success, and our commitment to supporting that success is unmatched.
  • More support for sales and marketing. You will continue to receive news and events updates about rotordynamics and ARMD software, and as a bonus, you will also receive news and events updates from Concepts NREC. You can manage your subscriptions at any time.

As our teams converge, we will continue to develop the tools and technology that empower your growth, so stay tuned!  


Posted October, 2023

ARMD V6.2G1 Advanced Rotating Machinery Dynamics Program Suite Released 

RBTS is pleased to announce that the ARMD Version 6.2G1 Advanced Rotating Machinery Dynamics Program Suite is now available. If you have a current maintenance agreement for ARMD this updated release is available at no additional cost for download. Please let us know if you are interested by using the form available on the Download section of our website here.

ARMD Version 6.2G1 consists of many improvements on our V6.0G1 redesign of ARMD. For a complete summary of the new improvements in ARMD V6.2G1, please see the new features brochures on our literature download page.

All current ARMD users should update to this release at their earliest convenience.

Posted September, 2023

RBTS 28th Annual Seminar on Rotordynamics and Bearing Technologies, May 13 - 16, 2024 

RBTS' in-person seminar on Rotor Dynamics, Torsional Vibration, and Fluid-Film Bearings will be held on May 13 - 16, 2024 at the Penn State Great Valley Campus in Malvern, PA. There will be a three day technology transfer course  (May 13 - 15) for engineers and technical managers involved in rotating machinery design, operation, maintenance, diagnosis, and troubleshooting, with emphasis on machinery rotor dynamics, drive train torsional vibrations, and bearing systems. A one day workshop (May 16) providing training in the use of the ARMD software suite will follow.

Complete information on the seminar program can be viewed or downloaded in our brochure available here.

We now have a fully automated online registration process, to see prices and register please click here to proceed to the event announcement page on the Concepts NREC website. The registration link is also available in the brochure.

Over the years RBTS seminars have established a tradition of being fully attended with participants from a diverse group of internationally-recognized companies.