About GasbarreGasbarre, headquartered in DuBois, PA, was founded in 1973 to design, manufacture, and service a complete line of powder compaction and sizing presses for the powder metallurgy industry. Since that time, Gasbarre has earned a worldwide reputation as a full service supplier to the powder metallurgy, particulate materials and thermal processing industries. With over 200 employees in seven locations, Gasbarre stands alone in the ability to offer equipment and services for all applications related to powder compaction and thermal processing. Today, with 20% of Gasbarre products being exported, there are thousands of Gasbarre presses, furnaces and other equipment in operation all around the globe.

 

Committed to Quality
The Quality Management Systems of all divisions operating under the Gasbarre name are committed to continuously improving the quality process and conform to either ISO 9001 or ISO 17025 standards to ensure a positive experience for our customers. In order to achieve this goal, cooperation and effort of the entire Gasbarre management team and work force is needed. Both groups must function as a team to provide the customer with what they need, every time. In an effort to promote teamwork, the Total Quality Management methodology is implemented with emphasis on continuous quality improvements.

The history of Gasbarre

1973
Gasbarre Press Division Logo
Gasbarre Press Division, the founding division of the corporation, manufactures the original line of Gasbarre mechanical powder compaction & sizing presses and ancillary equipment.
1989
Sinterite Furnace Division Logo
Gasbarre acquires Sinterite, in St. Marys, PA, to have a custom sintering furnace design and manufacturing operation under its umbrella.
1997
Mckee Carbide Tool Division Logo
The acquisition of McKee Carbide Tool, in Olanta, PA, provides Gasbarre a new product offering; precision machining and tooling components.
1999
Prentronix Logo
The acquisition of PTX – Pentronix allows Gasbarre to add high-speed compacting presses to its portfolio of products.
2000
Best hydraulic Logo
The acquisition of Best Hydraulic Presses adds hydraulic powder compacting and sizing presses to the Gasbarre product line.
2002
Simac Logo
With the acquisition of Simac, Ltd., Gasbarre adds dry bag isostatic powder compaction presses to its portfolio.
2003
Hayes Logo
Gasbarre acquired the furnace manufacturing operations of C.I. Hayes, located in Cranston, RI. Founded in 1905 by Carl Hayes, the company produced conveyor, pusher and vacuum furnaces, providing a perfect complement to Sinterite in the marketplace.
2011
J.L. Becker Company Logo
Continuing the acquisition of companies that fit our strategic vision, Gasbarre Products purchased the J.L. Becker Company. Located in Plymouth, MI, the company manufactured a full line of heat treating equipment, including batch and continuous type furnaces.
2012
Major Logo
Gasbarre Products enhanced its tooling operations through the acquisition of Major Powdered Metal Technologies, a 13,000 square foot facility in Livonia, MI. After the acquisition, the company was renamed Major Gauge & Tool.
2018
Gasbarre Logo
Today, Gasbarre continues to innovate and provide customers with solutions to their most difficult challenges.