Ivara boosts RCM2 efforts with Aladon acquisition

Ivara Corporation has acquired Aladon LLC, a specialist in the application of Reliability-Centered Maintenance. The acquisition was effective Jan. 1. With the acquisition, Ivara is committed to the continued availability and success of RCM 2, developed by Aladon's founder John Moubray. RCM 2 is a comprehensive approach to RCM that determines the maintenance strategy for industrial equipment and...
By Staff February 1, 2006

Ivara Corporation has acquired Aladon LLC, a specialist in the application of Reliability-Centered Maintenance. The acquisition was effective Jan. 1.

With the acquisition, Ivara is committed to the continued availability and success of RCM 2, developed by Aladon’s founder John Moubray. RCM 2 is a comprehensive approach to RCM that determines the maintenance strategy for industrial equipment and systems. It has been applied at more than 1,500 sites in 44 countries.

“We are proud and excited to be able to announce that Ivara has acquired Aladon. Ivara has been a licensee of the Aladon Network for six years and we’ve enjoyed a close working relationship,” said Edith Moubray, executive officer, Aladon LLC. “Ivara has the infrastructure, experience and commitment to continue and expand Aladon’s business and we are confident that our world class product is in very safe and reliable hands.”

Ivara will retain Aladon’s US operations based in Asheville, NC. The company will also utilize the Aladon Network to deliver RCM services to a growing international customer base, providing Ivara with global RCM capabilities. Roger Zanatta, Ivara’s current vice president of Business Partners, has been appointed as the general manager of Aladon. Zanatta will continue to report to Gerry Bleau, chief operating officer of Ivara.