Vibration Research (VR) designs and manufactures vibration control systems and data acquisition systems for vibration testing on electrodynamic and servohydraulic shakers. Since 1995, VR has become a pioneer in the industry and the leader in vibration control and data acquisition. Advanced hardware capabilities and software support combined with powerful, user friendly software make Vibration Research controllers the premier choice of testing labs around the globe.

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To provide engineers & technicians with superior, easy to use test technology, expert customer support and continual innovation to meet the needs of today and drive industries to the possibilities of tomorrow.


To make the world’s most innovative sound and vibration technology tools, enabling our customers to make reliable decisions and trustworthy products.


John Van Baren


Armed with 15 years of shaker, amplifier & controller engineering and a degree from University of Michigan, John saw an opportunity to start something new and innovative. He used his experience and skills to create revolutionary control systems and began Vibration Research. Since he founded VR, John has stressed the importance of reliable, easy to use control systems and continuous development of leading edge hardware and software.

Philip Van Baren


While working on his Ph.D. in Control Theory at University of Michigan, Phil joined Vibration Research in 1998 and immediately began developing software for the very first controller system. Phil is the chief author of VR control software, holds the patent on kurtosis controlled random testing, and heads the software development team at Vibration Research.

Dan Van Baren

Director of Sales & Engineering Strategy

Jordan Van Baren

Domestic Sales Manager

Alex Postma

Operations Manager

Aaron Offringa

International Sales Manager

Ryan Becker

International Application Engineer

Jared Van Baren

Marketing Manager

Jade Vande Kamp

Training & Education Coordinator

Kevin Van Popering

Application Engineer

Caleb Chamberlain

Application Engineer

John Holler

Application Engineer

Austin Brower

Sales Engineer

Zack DeVries

Sales Engineer

Jeff Ludwig

Inside Sales

Casey DuBois

Support Specialist

Cathy Postmus

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Bree Bareman

Accounting Administrator

Kirsten DeVries

Senior Shipping & Receiving Administrator

Alicia Haven

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Tammy Huisingh

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Kris Engelsma

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Emily Kuiper

Sales Support

Jessica Wiersma

Sales Support

Brianna Langerak

Office Secretary

Joann Klamer

Events Coordinator

Austin Kamp

Help Desk Technician

Gerald Van Baren

Sr Embedded Software Engineer

Brian Bresnahan

Sr Design Engineer

Ryan Quellet

Product Development Manager

Jon Drnek

Product Software Engineer

Josh Barker

Product Software Engineer

Derek Van Overloop

Product Software Engineer

Joshua Grzybowski

Product Software Engineer

Jeff VanDyke

Product Software Engineer

Jacob Kneibel

Product Software Engineer

Chad Solanyk

Product Software Engineer

Justin King

Software Engineering Intern

Will Kooiker

Lab Manager

Melissa Van Baren

Lab Technician

Micah Faber

Lab Technician

Jeremy Van Baren

Lab Technician

Ross Kuiper

Lab Technician

Thomas Roberts

Technical Writer

Joel Minderhoud

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Bob Vandenberg

Sales Support Specialist


Kevin Li

China Country Manager

Leo Zhang

China Support Engineer

Jason Wang

China Support Engineer

Eli Su

China Support Engineer

Winfred Hua

China Office Administration

Western Europe

Holger Boller

Germany Country Manager

Eastern Europe

Pavel Fiser

Czech Republic Country Manager

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Marc Brown

United Kingdom Country Manager


Solasa Harish

India Country Manager

Niladri Biswas

India Sr. Sales Manager

R. Suman Kumar Reddy

India Sr. Sales Engineer


Alexander Smirnov

Russia Country Manager

Evgeny Narubin

Russia Application Engineer

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