PS Industries® Acquires ILC Dover’s Flex-Gate®, Flex-Cover® Products / Brands

PS Industries® Incorporated in Grand Forks, North Dakota – a premier manufacturer of flood barrier products via its PS Flood Barriers™ division – has acquired the Flood Pro division of ILC Dover, an integrated solutions provider in the life sciences industry. The primary assets included in this acquisition will be Flex-Cover®, Flex-Gate® and Flex-Wall®, which together make up an innovative lineup of flood barrier products constructed using a revolutionary combination of high-strength textiles and corrosion resistant hardware. Many of these products are stored at the point of use and are unique in the marketplace. As of January 17, 2023, these products will be manufactured by PS Industries and sold under the PS Flood Barriers brand.

Founded in 1947, ILC Dover specializes in innovative single-use solutions for biotherapeutics and pharmaceutical processing. As the Company has continued to expand its footprint in the life sciences industry, it has simultaneously produced high-quality products for the flood protection market over the last decade. By adding these new products, PS Industries has further expanded its category-leading selection of dry flood proofing solutions for industrial and commercial buildings. PS Flood Barriers now include Flex-GatesFlex-Covers, the Flex-Wall, HydroDefense® Flood Planks™Hydro1® Pedestrian Flood DoorsAquaTrigger™ Automatic Flip-Up BarriersAquaTrigger™ Self-Closing Flood BarriersEzDam® Flood Barriers, and a host of other proven flood protection solutions.

“ILC Dover’s flexible flood barriers have filled a need in the flood protection industry, and we’re happy that we will be able to offer them as part of our PS Flood Barriers lineup,” says Cory Melland, President of PS Industries. “In particular, the point-of-use storage offered by many of these products is an important element of many successful flood protection strategies.”

“We are especially appreciative of our Flood Protection team for developing innovative solutions for the past decade aligned with our mission of protecting people and process,” said Corey Walker, CEO of ILC Dover. “We look forward to seeing the progress ahead as PS Industries continues its impressive trajectory in this market.”

PS Flood Barriers is a division of PS Industries Incorporated. PS Industries was established in 1974 as a manufacturer of products that protect people and property. The PS Flood Barriers division has provided dry flood proofing in all 50 of the United States, as well as 19 countries around the world. PS Flood Barriers are designed, engineered, and manufactured at a 200,000 square-foot facility in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Please visit

ILC Dover is a world leader in the innovative design and production of solutions for biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical, and medical device markets as well as a leading supplier for the (aero)space industries. Its customers will attest to its relentless dedication to high-value products, advanced technology, and responsive service, as its visionary solutions have improved efficiency while safeguarding people and process since 1947. For more information on ILC Dover, please visit

For more information, contact:
Mark Haaland, PS Industries
(701) 795-6566
[email protected]

Natalie Hines, ILC Dover
(302) 535-4384
[email protected]

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