IRD operates worldwide with subsidiaries located in the United States, Chile, India and China. Through these locations, IRD serves our worldwide customers with local Sales, Design, Software, Manufacturing & Service and Maintenance.
IRD acquired ITC, a leading manufacturer of traffic counters, in 2003. ITC’s facility in Spring Grove, Illinois has become IRD’s U.S. base of operations and support center for traffic counting and portable weighing systems. Since acquiring ITC, IRD has expanded our offerings to include a full line of traffic counters, traffic classifiers, traffic counter accessories, and pedestrian counters.
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In August of 2003, IRD signed an asset purchase agreement for substantially all of the assets of the Traffic and Telematics Business of German-based PAT GmbH ("PAT") located in Europe and the United States. IRD also acquired an option to purchase the PAT Traffic business in Santiago, Chile which was completed in October 2003. PAT's product offering includes weigh-in-motion systems, traffic data collection systems, portable weigh scales and other related ITS products and services.
Today, PAT Traffic markets Automated Truck Weigh Stations (WIM), Portable Truck Weigh Scales, Toll Systems, Traffic Data Collection Systems, Traffic Products, Service & Maintenance to the Spanish speaking markets in Latin America including Mexico.
In December 2007, IRD acquired a 50% interest in Xuzhou-PAT Control Technologies Limited (XPCT) located in Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China. XPCT had been IRD's distributor in China since 2003. XPCT is a design, manufacturing and service company that focuses on providing high technology Intelligent Transportation Systems ("ITS") for the growing highway and roadway infrastructure business throughout China. The remaining 50% interest is owned by (XCMG) Xuzhou Construction Machinery Group. XCMG's head office is located in the Xuzhou Economic Development Zone.
XPCT markets Automated Truck Weigh Stations (WIM), Toll Systems including WIM@Toll®, Data Collection, Product Sales, Service & Maintenance, and Wire Harness Manufacturing throughout China.
On July 18, 2017, IRD acquired Icoms Detections SA (previously Icoms Communications SA). iCOMS is a Belgian company created in 1993 and specialises in the design and manufacturing of microwave detectors and equipment for vehicle counting, classification and speed measurement, commonly called “radars”. These high tech detectors have found numerous fields of applications, such as a.o. road traffic management and ITS, in which Icoms Detections has become an international key actor.
iCOMS provides IRD with an expanded and important presence in the rapidly growing European ITS market, and adds new and innovative radar products and services that we can now offer to our North American and other global customers.
Belgium, Italy, France, Great-Britain, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Netherlands, Switzerland, Denmark, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Croatia, Poland, Australia and Canada are but a few of the countries where Icoms radars are found.