PSB Yesterday and Today
Founded in 1951 within the shipyards of Lake Erie as Perry Ship Building, PSB Industries' assistance in the construction of bulk-carrier lake freighters--plus its expertise in the repair and alteration of boilers--earned the company a reputation for excellence that continues today. PSB Industries offers a legacy of craftsmanship and innovation to its industrial packaging and manufacturing customers throughout the world. From its highly skilled workforce to unique manufacturing capabilities, PSB is well equipped to handle any size job--from concept to completion, and beyond.
PSB Responds to Diverse Market Challenges
General Air Division (formerly a division of Zurn Industries) specializes in compressed air, gas, and liquid dehydration/purification technologies and offers a diverse line of product applications. Our packaged systems--from the smallest to the largest applications--remove moisture and contaminants from process streams. General Air's custom-designed Hydryers® are specially constructed to our customers' specifications for gas and liquid processes, unlimited in size and capacity, and are designed for maximum efficiency. Meeting this manufacturing challenge, General Air's own facilities, as well as out key worldwide alliances, are well-equipped to handle our customers' wide range of requirements.
PSB Engineering and Fabrication
Customers worldwide have benefited from PSB's proven expertise in the assembly and fabrication of industrial products, from adsorption, compressor and pump skids to pipe racks, burners and more. Working from your drawings or helping to customize a specific solution, our experienced team can take the appropriate components and sub-assemblies and package completed industrial equipment for delivery anywhere in the world.
We House everything needed to complete our customers' requirements from start to finish, PSB's 350,000 square-foot facility includes: three covered and two outside loading docks, 20 functional production bays with overhead-crane lifting capabilities in each, six multimedia blasting booths, ventilated and heated paint booths, control panel shop and 60,000 square feet of warehouse space.
PSB's formal Quality Assurance program is designed to maintain the high standards required by the many customers served by General Air.
For Immediate Release
Joe Caccavo - General Manager
PSB Industries Inc. / Mikron Valve & Mfg.
Erie, PA USA
Mikron Valve and Manufacturing Acquisition
Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
February 2, 2010: PSB Industries Inc., Erie PA has concluded its acquisition of Mikron Valve & Manufacturing Inc., Cranesville PA. The merger will be implemented immediately and is expected to be in normal time of transition without any disruption to the operation of Mikron's manufacturing, supply or customer support functions.
PSB President Mark McCain: "The acquisition of Mikron will strengthen the capabilities of both companies and allow Mikron to reach a more diverse and world-wide market through the PSB Organization. We also sell to similar industries and in some cases within the same customer base. We look forward to the continued growth of both companies and the value Mikron will add to our organization. PSB congratulates the former President (Mr. Mike Miczo) on his tremendous success in the development and evolution of Mikron these past years. We are excited about our opportunities moving forward in enhancing this business model and for many more years of continued growth".
Mikron is a manufacturer of custom High Performance High Pressure Ball Valves, the Miller line of Stream Flow Check Valves and specializes in precision machining. Mikron's Valves are used in the chemical, water, oil and gas industries. Mikron is ISO9001:2000 certified and holds the American Petroleum Institute (API) certification.
PSB is a leading designer and manufacturer of dehydration and purification equipment. Packaged valve skids operate through the world in refinery, petrochemical, air separation and fuel gas plants. PSB also specializes in the fabrication and assembly of specialized industrial products. PSB is ISO9001:2000, ASME Section I / SectionVIII certified and is scheduled for their ASME Section III Nuclear audit March of this year.