KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Paul Barna has been named RDI Technologies’ sales manager for the Southwest and West Regions of the U.S., focused on providing the end user customer the software, hardware, training and support within the RDI Portfolio. Barna has 28 years of predictive maintenance (PdM) experience starting his career out as a field service PdM technician and advancing his career, where he spent the last 10 years managing national business development, integration, services and system engineering as it pertains to PdM systems, software, hardware, training and service personnel for SKF.

Barna is an ASNT/ISO Cat III certified vibration analyst along with certifications and training in infrared thermography, ultrasound, motor current analysis, alignment, balancing and NDT inspections. Barna also has extensive training and experience in advanced modal, operating deflection shape and chatter analysis testing for customers in his career.