NSF, a global public health and safety organization, announced the acquisition of PSILab, Inc., a US-based advanced product testing and consulting laboratory specializing in plastic pipe, pipe materials and other polymeric and composite products. 

An ISO 17025-accredited state-of-the-art laboratory, PSILab, Inc. is located in Longmont, Colorado and provides laboratory testing, failure analysis and consulting services. As a result of the acquisition, existing NSF clients will have added access to new testing services, including material properties and large-diameter pipe testing, finished goods hydrostatic pressure and burst testing, extensive product failure analysis and plastic pipe consulting. 

“The acquisition of PSILab, Inc. is aligned with NSF's commitment to deliver high-quality testing and superior service to the plastic pipe and pipe materials industries globally,” said Pedro Sancha, president and CEO at NSF. “This was a natural step for our organization as NSF works to expand its broad range of services to the water pipe industry to support our vision of enabling clean water for all. We are excited to welcome PSILab’s talented and experienced team members to the NSF family.”

Clients of PSILab, Inc. will be able to take full advantage of NSF’s global offerings to the water industry. Manufacturers of large-diameter pipes seeking NSF certification will now be able to experience a more streamlined testing process, working directly with NSF to test their products. 

“For more than 30 years, PSILab, Inc. has built a strong reputation for delivering high quality technical expertise through trusted lab results,” stated Steve Ferry, founder, president and laboratory director of PSILab, Inc. “We are excited to become a part of NSF and contribute superior technical expertise to key players in the water industry, including resin and ingredient manufacturers, pipe manufacturers, design engineers, installing contractors and system owners.” 

To learn more about NSF’s new service offerings through this acquisition, please visit nsf.org.