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Intertek Acquires Professional Service Industries, Inc. (PSI)



Strategic expansion broadens company’s offerings in building and construction industries Chicago (November 30, 2015) – Intertek, a leading provider of quality solutions to industries around the world, has completed the acquisition of Professional Service Industries, Inc. (PSI), a leading engineering and testing firm providing integrated quality assurance services across a range of disciplines within the […]


PSI Looks to Hire at University Career Fairs Nationwide



PSI will attend 24 university career fairs nationwide in September and October in an effort to fill engineering positions and add to its growing team of 2,300 employees in our offices nationwide. At the fairs, PSI will engage and discuss career opportunities and the benefits of working at PSI with prospective candidates. Open positions include […]


Vibration Monitoring An Important Step In Protecting Surrounding Buildings During Construction



U.S. cities have become increasingly focused on maintaining vibrant downtown areas, not only to work but live and spend free time. As this results in renovations and new high-rise buildings, it’s important to note the damaging vibrations construction may have on nearby, existing buildings—particularly those of historical significance. Many municipalities, transportation departments and regulatory organizations […]


South Carolina Inspectors



All based in Columbia, SC, PSI has the following inspectors: John Kepner – ICC Soils David Holden – ICC Soils, ICC Structural Masonry, ICC Reinforced Concrete Vince Belitsos, E.I.  


Building Envelope – Documented Causes and Effect of Unintended Moisture Intrusion



With increasing rain, rising temperatures and humidity in the forecast for the United States, many aspects of building design, construction, maintenance and operation may be impacted by the increased levels of moisture. These aspects can also affect the health and comfort of the people in the building. Moisture intrusion is most prevalent during a region’s […]


New Asbestos Testing Method For Vermiculite Accurate And Cost-Effective



The New York State Department of Health recently updated its regulations for identifying and quantifying asbestos in sprayed-on fireproofing containing vermiculite (SOF-V). The department now requires that SOF-V material be assumed asbestos-containing or tested for asbestos with a newly released method (Item 198.8). Analyzing asbestos in vermiculite insulation has long been a complicated and debated […]


PSI Celebrates Construction Safety Week



PSI is proud to take a moment to celebrate Construction Safety Week and our commitment to a caring safety culture.  Safety is PSI’s first and most important Core Value as a company.  We invite you to take a moment to view our safety week video.       PSI Celebrates Safety      


Doug Dayton, P.E., Promoted to President of PSI



The Board of Directors of Professional Service Industries, Inc. (PSI) is pleased to announce the promotion of Doug Dayton, P.E., to President of PSI. Mr. Dayton has a 15-year history with PSI and has served the company in a variety of management roles, most recently as Chief Operating Officer. He will split his time between […]


PSI Acquires Cobblestone Engineering, Inc.



Oakbrook Terrace, IL – Professional Service Industries, Inc. (PSI), a leading independent engineering and testing firm with approximately $260 million in annual revenues, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Cobblestone Engineering, Inc. (CEI). This acquisition closed and is effective June 2, 2014. CEI is a Texas Corporation founded in Harlingen, TX in 1994 with […]


PSI Recognized with DBIA Awards



PSI received awards for its work on two impressive highway projects in the state of Texas.  For more details about each project, please see the links below. DFW Connector Phase 4 Development of the President George Bush Turnpike – Western Extension SH 161