HorizonPSI doubles its production thanks to the acquisition of facilities


LAURENT, KAN. — HorizonPSI, a manufacturing and engineering company that develops pet food handling and automation solutions, acquired a manufacturing facility in Kansas. The addition of the facility is expected to double the company’s current production capacity.

The facility, located in Parsons, Kansas, will allow HorizonPSI to offset many supply chain challenges for manufacturers in a variety of industries, including human foods, plastics, chemicals and food. for pets.

The manufacturing facility has key manufacturing equipment and is twice the size of HorizonPSI’s Lawrence facility.

“Adding 50,000 square feet of production space is just the beginning, we also acquired additional equipment to increase efficiency,” said Wes Kuhl, president of HorizonPSI. “We are excited to bring these expanded capabilities to deliver the best solutions to our customers every day.”

The newly acquired facility has an overhead crane. (Photo courtesy of HorizonPSI)

The new equipment includes a 7.5 tonne overhead crane which will expand the company’s production area and ability to handle larger items. The facility also expands HorizonPSI’s in-house waterjet cutting capabilities, which can cut a variety of materials without creating dust, and powder coatings, including high quality durable finishes available in a range of colors and textures. Extended capabilities should reduce delays.

Along with acquiring the facility and expanding capacity, HorizonPSI will increase its staff to support the facility.

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