Latest PS Industries® Incorporated News

Ladder Safety Gates And The Importance Of Certifications

Can any one gate meet multiple certification requirements around the world? 

It’s challenging to choose the best safety gate to protect your crew when working on ladderways and near elevated guardrail openings. No two situations are the same, and all products are not created equal. Plus, it’s not enough to choose a gate that properly fits the opening; it also needs to meet the necessary safety requirements. 

Safer Loading Docks Benefit The Entire Operation

A well-run loading dock is an invaluable part of any successful manufacturing facility or warehouse. It not only serves as a gateway for materials coming in and products going out, but it also often provides an important source of ventilation for large spaces filled with heat-generating machines and hardworking people. 

All Flood Barriers Are Not Created Equal

Flooding presents itself in many different forms, and as a result, flood protection comes in various forms as well. Each type has its own unique benefits, and your choice ultimately comes down to which one will be the most effective in the situation at hand.

Compliance That Stands Up To Pressure

Anyone who has worked in a facility that generates power will recognize the struggles associated with opening and closing doors between rooms with significantly different air pressure. The problem lies not just in the physical strength needed to open a door against excessive pressure, but also in the challenge of finding a door that meets all necessary requirements while maintaining operational functionality. Thankfully, facility managers have several options.

PS Industries look to continued growth and expansion

PS Industries, 1150 S. 48 St., a company started locally in Grand Forks, is doing business on the national and international stage, with its unique line of doors, hatches and flood barriers, one of which is protecting the United States Constitution at the National Archives in Washington, D.C.

PS Industries™ Introduces The EdgeHalt™ Adjustable Safety Gate – One Gate Size Protects A Large Range Of Guardrail Openings

The new EdgeHalt™ Adjustable Safety Gate from PS Industries™ Incorporated is revolutionizing the way that industrial facilities protect personnel from the dangers of elevated guardrail openings. The most versatile gate of its kind, the EdgeHalt Adjustable Safety Gate can easily adapt to fit a large range of openings from 18″ to 36″, reducing the need for precise measurements.

PS Flood Barriers™ Case Study: YMCA Of Frederick County

Historically, flooding has not been a concern for the residents of Frederick, Maryland. One uncharacteristically torrential rainstorm in 2015 changed that for good. The sudden influx of water caused storm drains throughout the city to back up and overflow into the streets. Floodwater rose to dangerous levels in a matter of hours and quickly began to make its way into homes and businesses, including the YMCA of Frederick County.

PS Safety Access™ Case Study: Cummings Ag Inc.

In the summer of 2017, Cummings Ag, a North Dakota bean and seed processor, realized that the frequently used ladder system in its facility needed an upgrade to keep up with industry standards. With future OSHA inspections on the horizon and the safety of employees in mind, leadership at Cummings Ag decided to make the needed improvements.

PS Flood Barriers™ Case Study: Eenhoorn/Plaza Towers

Located along the shores of the mighty Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, lies the luxury high-rise known as Plaza Towers. It is owned by Eenhoorn, a national property management company that uses the building as its corporate office (it also houses a Marriott hotel and a variety of apartments and condominiums). In recent years, Plaza Towers has struggled with flooding from the nearby Grand River.