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Pressure Systems International invests in new aerodynamic technology

Automatic tire inflation system maker Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.) has made an investment in a new aerodynamic technology and entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Plasma Stream Technologies. Plasma Stream’s patented new technology was developed at the University of Notre Dame. It uses plasma actuator technology to reduce aerodynamic drag on semi-trucks and trailers, resulting in

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Beat the heat: How summer temperatures impact tire pressure

As we roll into the dog days of summer, it’s important to keep an eye on your tire pressures. The ambient temperature will increase tire pressure by about 2 PSI for every 10º increase. The key is setting your pressures so that it is the optimal setting for your environment. “Reasonable increases in pressure may

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Pressure points: Relieving the pain of inflated tire costs

There’s no getting around tire costs—this is where the rubber meets the road, literally. It’s a constant. However, keeping your tires properly inflated is one of the most important operational efficiencies that you can monitor and control to keep your tires rolling as cost-effectively as possible to get the most out of your tires and

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Education, effort help you get the most from TPMS and ATIS

Understanding the difference between tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) and automatic tire inflation systems (ATIS), as well as proper maintenance for both systems, is an important part of supporting a well-run fleet. “The function of TPMS is to alert drivers when a tire is low, but the system does not add air to the low

Pressure Systems International launches new website

Pressure Systems International (PSI), manufacturer of automatic tire inflation systems for commercial vehicles, has launched a new website. The new website has been built to provide more information to customers than was previously available. Resources available on the site include an ATIS ROI calculator easily adapted to any fleet demographic, videos and downloads covering maintenance and installation of

Protecting tire PSI: Adding TPMS, ATIS, TiS helps protect your investment

Fleet managers are well aware of the importance of proper tire inflation to protect tires. Many are earlier adopters of tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) and/or automatic tire inflation systems (ATIS or TIS). Choosing the right systems for each application is important part of protecting your investment, but which one to choose? Picking the right

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P.S.I. achieves record sales year in 2014

Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.) completed 2014 with record sales worldwide of their automatic tire inflation system for commercial vehicles, according to the company. Annual sales for the company worldwide exceeded forecast by 19% and resulted in a 27% year over year increase, noted the company. The company markets its tire inflation system in 44 countries,

Pressure Systems International selected as a top workplace

Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.) has been selected as a Top Workplace for 2014 by its employees. The San Antonio Express-News teamed up with Workplace Dynamics to choose winners of this award based on the results of surveys conducted with employees of companies doing business in the San Antonio area. P.S.I. was recognized during an award

P.S.I. recognizes trailer manufacturers at annual meeting

During the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association 2014 annual meeting held in in Tucson, Ariz., Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.) recognized Hyundai Translead and Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. for the significant role each has played in P.S.I.’s success over the past twelve months. Hyundai Translead was recognized with two awards: The 2013 PSI Athena Award, given to the North

Industry Perspectives with Pressure Systems International: Good things happen when you pay attention

One of the industry’s leading supplier executives, Tim Musgrave, subscribes to the practice of listening ever so closely to customers—both current and potential ones. He subscribes to the habit described by a former GM CEO: “We listened to what our customers wanted and acted on what they said. Good things happen when you pay attention.”

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Meritor Tire Inflation System, P.S.I. offers new features for trailers

Meritor Inc. and Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.) are making it easier for fleets to check wheel-end pressure output by expanding availability of an optional feature on their automatic tire inflation system. The control box check point option was previously available on a limited basis with the Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) by P.S.I. Now, it can