OUR MISSION

Our team is on a mission to transform industry by solving critical Industry 4.0 problems through the convergence of technology and people. We develop smart, gritty solutions that tackle your toughest challenges. 

OUR VISION

KCF exists to elevate people and solve problems. We envision a world where our customers have zero injuries, zero waste, and zero asset failures.

SMARTdiagnostics

Our industry-leading machine health optimization software, SMARTdiagnostics, helps permanently solve your asset problems by getting to the root of machine health problems. Easy-to-read analytics let you visualize the health of your critical assets and take immediate, effective action.

SENTRYsolutions

SENTRYsolutions is a team of engineers, vibration experts, industry specialists, and optimization professionals who will work with you to create machine health solutions that are customized to your unique operating environment.

QUICK FACTS

KCF was founded in November 2000 at Penn State University in State College, PA

The letters KCF represent the last names of our three founders: Professor Gary Koopmann, Dr. Weicheng Chen, and Dr. Jeremy Frank

The company has grown organically and remains private and employee-owned today

KCF is an American company. All of the hardware, software, and services are produced in the USA

Our exponential growth has fueled job creation of more than 1,000% in under 10 years

KCF has received recognition and awards as a top SBIR contractor for the U.S. Department of Defense

SOC 2 Compliance & ISO 27001 Certified
the first machine health platform to achieve this accomplishment

SOC 2 Compliance

SOC 2 Compliance is part of the Service Organization Control reporting platform, defined by the American Institute of CPAs. It intends to ensure the safety and privacy of customer data, and it cites the criteria required to maintain robust information security, which fall into five categories: Security, Availability, Processing Integrity, Confidentiality and Privacy.

Click here to learn more about our SOC 2 Compliance.

ISO 27001 Certified

By being ISO 27001 Certified, KCF has demonstrated a high level of dedication to protecting sensitive data through a systematic approach to information security management, including threat monitoring, breach mitigation, and data protection measures.

KCF’s customers and employees can be confident that the organization has implemented a robust information security management system to safeguard their sensitive machine health data and internal systems.

2020 CENTRE COUNTY GREEN BUSINESS

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KCF Technologies is excited to be a Centre County Green Business Partner! Our offices promote green choices by offering these resources:

  • Recycling bins and compost receptacles
  • Reusable cups, plates, and silverware for employees and visitors
  • Water coolers promote use of multi-use bottles or cups rather than single use
  • Dishwashers provided where possible to encourage washable dishware
  • LED, motion-activated lighting where possible
  • Monthly compensation for employees who walk, bike, or use mass transit

Click here to learn more about the CCRRA recycling resources.

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

2020 TIBBETTS AWARD

KCF received the Tibbetts Award from the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) in 2020, highlighting creators who help push the U.S. economy into the future.

2016 SHALE GAS EH&S AWARD

KCF Technologies was presented with the 4th Annual Shale Gas Environmental, Health, & Safety (EH&S) Award by the Ben Franklin Shale Gas Innovation & Commercialization Center (SGICC).

2015 CBICC TECH COMPANY OF THE YEAR

KCF Technologies won the Chamber of Business & Industry of Centre County’s (CBICC) Technology Company of the Year Award.

2014 SGICC INNOVATION AWARD

KCF Technologies was one of four recipients of the Shale Gas Innovation and Commercialization Center’s (SGICC) Shale Gas Innovation Award, receiving $25,000.

2008 BEST OF SENSORS EXPO

KCF Technologies was awarded a Silver “Best of Sensors Expo” award in the Wireless Sensors Category for its Wireless Sensor Demonstration.

2007 MOST INNOVATIVE ACCESSORY

Videoray presented KCF with the “‘Marcus Kolb’ Most Innovative Videoray Accessory” award at the 2007 Videoray international partnership symposium for the Smart Tether.

KCF Awards

ASSOCIATIONS & ORGANIZATIONS

Environmental, Social, and Governance Report

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We’re committed to helping our customers eliminate injuries, waste, and unplanned downtime. We do this by making plants more energy-efficient, extending asset life, and putting machine health insights in the hands of reliability teams and operators whose safety is threatened by asset failure.

Download our ESG Report to learn more about how we protect people and the environment with advanced machine health technology.

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