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08/24/2021

Railing and fence maker DSI expanding in Pennsylvania

A new manufacturing facility is under construction and will employ 150 people.
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DSI is building a new manufacturing facility located at Williamsport, Pa.

The new facility is currently under construction with targeted production scheduled to begin during the first half of 2022. Initially, the new facility will employ 150 employees.

DSI said that it is aggressively expanding its production capacity to meet the growing demand for its outdoor living products which includes Westbury Aluminum Railing, PolyRail Railing, along with CourtYard Regis Aluminum Fencing. 

In April 2021, a third powder coating line was added at DSI’s original manufacturing plant in Bremen, Ind. DSI also operates a production facility in Carthage, Mo., which became operational in 2019. 

The new Pennsylvania plant will begin operations manufacturing aluminum and vinyl fencing as well as vinyl railing. During the second half of 2022 Westbury Aluminum Railing will be added to the manufacturing mix at this facility. DSI composite and fiberglass columns will be stocked at the new facility to serve the needs of DSI customers.

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Aluminum railing from DSI.

“The new DSI manufacturing and distribution plant in Eastern Pennsylvania will quickly service and reach our Northeastern customers for railing, fencing and columns,”said Larry Boyts, DSI’s vice president of sales and marketing. “We are planning for significant growth by capturing market share with an expansive and superior group of building products to help grow our customers base of business.”

The Bremen, Ind.-based company’s product offerings include aluminum and vinyl railing, aluminum and vinyl fencing; composite, fiberglass, and aluminum architectural columns; gates; and deck and fence lighting. 

Chad Weldy, DSI’ vice president of operations noted that “The operations team at Digger Specialties is excited for the opportunity to add needed capacity with a product offering in Montgomery, Pa.”  

“As our business continues to grow across the country, we find it necessary to grow regionally to help us support our strong sales across our expanding product lines,” Weldy said.