Progressives Systems Inc (PSI), is a privately owned engineering company, established in 1987 in Minneapolis, MN. PSI was founded on the belief that if you create the highest quality products and exceed expectations, customers will always come back. From the first two customers in the 80’s to hundreds today, Progressive has continued to deliver results with high-speed, high production machines for the building products industry. Some of the industries PSI serves are the Window, Cabinet, Door, Ceiling Tile, Foam, Panel, Plastics and I-Joist industries. PSI has placed machines in over 360 cities nationally and 36 foreign cities. Though the business has grown significantly, all production has always and will always be 100% in the United States.
Progressive Systems Inc. begins as a consulting firm
PSI receives first large machine order of ten machines for a new door plant of a national home products manufacturer. Macintosh were the first computers used for machine control
PSI manufactures 100th machine!
PSI opens a separate machine shop to facilitate large international order
500 machines built!
The machine shop expands capability with new 5 axis, 31’ capacity CNC milling machine
Progressive manufactures their first machinery for the Made-To-Order window industry, with 12 machines to saw, route, punch, and drill nearly every fabricated component required to make a custom replacement window
Introduction of new line of CNC feed through machines for aluminum, fiberglass, composites, and wood components
Progressive Systems Inc. celebrates building 1,000 machines!
Additions to our fabrication department allow us to receive our first large order for jet engine test equipment
Purchase of 43000 sq. ft. sales, engineering, and assembly facility
Steady growth returns after recession of 2008-09 caused by the crash of the housing market. Progressive Systems Inc. is able to endure the recession by increasing new machinery, expansion of the rebuild business, and focusing on new technology for revolutionary machines
Progressive’s 25th year in business!
Progressive combines Sales, Engineering, Assembly, and Manufacturing operations into new 143,000 sq. ft. facility
Progressive expands quality assurance program to include a coordinate measuring arm, a coordinate measuring table, and a laser tracker for large part inspection and machine alignment. Fabrication capability has also increased with the addition of another new 5 axes, 46’ capacity CNC milling machine, as well as other smaller CNC machines
Progressive Systems Inc. Celebrates 30th Anniversary! Employee count passes 100 for the first time in PSI history. Fabrication continues to grow. To fulfill customer demand another 5-axis mill is added to the shop floor
Fabrication department expanded again with the addition of a 5-Axis Waterjet Machine, Sand Blast Booth, Conveyorized Paint Line, Robotic Welder, DMG Lathe with Live Tooling, and our 5th Large 5-Axis Boring Mill.
Employee count passes 140!