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Greg Stockton

Greg Stockton

Gregory R. Stockton is the president of Stockton Infrared
Thermographic Services, Inc.


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Peter Hopkins

Peter Hopkins is a Level II Certified Thermographer and the Owner & President of InspecDoc Inspection Services, Inc. (, the parent company of SoCal Infrared (


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United Infrared Announces the Appointment of Dr. Robert Madding as the Technical Director of ElectricIR™

Robert Madding
Dr. Robert Madding
Technical Director
June, 2011, Greensboro, NC – United Infrared, Inc. (UI) announces the appointment of Dr. Robert "Bob" Madding as the Technical Director of its soon to be launched service module, ElectricIR™. United Infrared, Inc. is the largest network of multi-disciplined infrared thermographers in the world and ElectricIR™ will be the network of electrical infrared thermographers. Electrical switchgear infrared surveying is an integral part of most facility manager's preventative/predictive maintenance (P/PM) programs and the most popular application of infrared thermography.

As Technical Director of ElectricIR™, Dr. Madding will provide training and technical support for all of the ElectricIR™ member contractors. He has been a practicing infrared thermographer since 1972 and is considered a pioneer within the infrared industry. In 1978, he started the first infrared thermography seminar at the University of Wisconsin extension and in addition he co-founded the Thermosense Conference in 1978. He has over 35 years experience in infrared thermography applications and training, has published numerous technical papers and has contributed many technical chapters in text books on infrared thermography. As Director of Training for the Infrared Training Center (ITC), Dr. Madding was a senior instructor and developed training course materials for many of the ITC course offerings. Dr. Madding wrote software and developed algorithms for electrical load corrections amongst other infrared applications. In 2000, he founded the InfraMation Conference, currently the largest infrared applications conference in the world. He is currently the President of RPM Energy Associates, LLC and maintains the highest level certification available with the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) for thermography testing.

"We are thrilled to make this announcement," states Peter Hopkins, Vice President and Managing Partner of UI. "Our goal is to choose technical directors of the highest caliber in order to provide exceptional application-specific training and support for our members. Dr. Madding is one of highest regarded thermographers in the world and has invaluable experience in thermography, which will be a huge asset for our membership," he concludes.

"Having been directly involved in electrical infrared and training for over 35 years, I will be able to add a lot of value as an instructor, adding to their staff of industry experts. As Technical Director for ElectricIR™, it is also a great opportunity for me personally, to work with thermographers, which I love to do", says Dr. Madding.

"I have known Bob Madding for over 20 years and have always respected his expertise and passion for infrared. We are so pleased to have someone of his stature in the IR community on our team," states Greg Stockton, President of United Infrared, Inc.

Dr. Madding will be teaching the training classes at various locations around the United States and consulting with UI's thermographers. United Infrared (UI) will launch ElectricIR™ in about a month as a one stop shop for building managers and corporations with consistent high quality services.

United Infrared, Inc. ( provides applications-specific resource systems for contractors of infrared thermographic services. United Infrared, Inc. is a North Carolina based corporation created to help contractors add infrared technologies to their businesses. UI currently offers six other application modules: EnergyScanIR™ (, BlockWallScanIR™ (, EquineIR™ (, RoofScanIR™ (, MoistureFindIR™ (, and DataCentIR™ (

To learn more about United Infrared, Inc. and ElectricIR™, please visit or call 888-722-6447.

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