About PVP Industries, Inc.
PVP was founded in 1984 and began production in 1985. Sales by industry is about 55% Horticultural, 25% Industrial and the remaining 20% by Construction. The Company currently employs twenty, including the office staff. Fringe benefits
include hospitalization, life, and disability insurance with prescription card. Vacations max out at 4 weeks after fifteen years. There are eight paid holidays.
Buildings: The Company operates out of a 41,000 sq. ft. steel building on five acres of land. All permits and zoning laws are current and the Company is in compliance with such regulations. The building has four shipping/receiving docks.
There is a separate 3,000 sq. ft. ore storage building with six bays, each capable of holding 100 to 125 tons of ore.
Production Equipment: The Company operates two Incon perlite furnaces. The Company also operates a Bouldon Lawson mixing line consisting of 5 ten-yard hoppers, 3 small hoppers and a liquid feeder, with a 250-gallon storage tank. The line
can be run at a rate of up to 100 cubic yards per hour, but usually runs at 65 cubic yards per hour for bulk loads and slower for bagging products.
Packaging Equipment: The mixing line can feed the following
- Two open-mouth bagging machines
- Two valve bagging machines
- A bulk truck loading facility
- A flat filling machine
The Company also owns other miscellaneous equipment such as a bag flattener, ribbon blender and five stretch wrap machines.
Vehicles: Rolling stock consists of the following: Five lift trucks of various ages, two front-end loaders and one yard lift truck.