Leading Ship Repair Association in the Puget Sound Region

Meeting the needs of the ship repair industry through a unified public/private partnership

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View the company profiles of our Master Ship Repair, Alteration and Boat Repair, Associate and Supporting PSSRA Members….

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Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight – MD Marine Electric

MD Marine Electric was founded in Early 2000 by David “Mac” Davey to service the electrical needs of small vessels such as tugboats, barges and fishing boats. Today, MD Marine Electric operates in multiple states and maintains union contracts to ensure a work force for any sized project. MD Marine has…

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Member Spotlight – Aerotek

Bringing Great People and Great Organizations Together ©The key to a successful partnership with a staffing agency is to understand all the services they have to offer. Traditionally staffing agencies were used to provide employees on a short-term basis. Today the staffing industry successfully integrates contingent employees into all levels of a…

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Member Spotlight – Clarus Fluid Intelligence LLC

Clarus Fluid Intelligence, LLC, (Clarus) has been part of the Naval technical services industry for almost 20 years and is built on the bedrock of excellence, integrity, and ingenuity. These core values are resolute. Armed with these core values, we identify challenges, develop efficient solutions, and cultivate success. Clarus created the Comprehensive…

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Member Spotlight – W&O Supply

W&O’s origins begin with entrepreneur Herbert E. Goelz, a graduate of Kings Point Maritime Academy and chief mate on liberty ships during World War II. He combined his love for the marine business with his vision to be in every major port in the United States to make W&O the only…

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Member Spotlight – International Marine and Industrial Applicators (IMIA)

International Marine and Industrial Applicators (IMIA) was founded in 1984 by a group of professionals committed to providing the best surface preparation solutions to the marine industry. The ship repair and new ship construction industry is fast paced and competitive. The nature of the industry places stringent requirements on contractors to…

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Member Spotlight – Sound Testing Inc.

Sound Testing is a locally owned group of NFPA Certified Marine Chemists that have been serving the Maritime Industry since 1979. We are committed to providing you with the best, most flexible 24/7 service at fair prices. With multiple chemists working in the field, you get the short response time you…

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Member Spotlight – AMP United

AMP United is strategically located throughout the United States to accommodate various regional military, port, commercial, and industrial installations. AMP United began as a full-scale marine preservation company for Navy and Coast Guard pier-side, emergent, and extended maintenance availabilities. With a long-established background in Industrial & Commercial Coatings, AMP United serves various industries…

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Member Spotlight – Trident Maritime Systems

In the world of shipbuilding, repair and modernization, there’s no time to lose. Every decision and every choice must add value, reduce costs and save time. Throughout our process — on every project, from design and engineering to testing and installation — our expert teams look ahead to the next step….

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Member Spotlight – Tork Systems

Tork Systems is a leading supplier to the military and commercial marine industry. We provide a wide range of valves, pipe and fittings to the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, offshore and shipbuilding companies in the United States. Our experienced team has extensive experience in navy and marine piping applications to assist…

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Member Spotlight – Newport News Shipbuilding HII

For 128 years, Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) has carried on the legacy of American shipbuilding, building some of the most famous ships in American naval history with a diverse workforce of craftsmen and engineers. We proudly build U.S. Navy aircraft carriers and submarines, and provide after market services for both. In…

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Member Spotlight – US Electric

US Electric is a nimble, turnkey, full service marine electrical company, with the ability to swiftly address your vessel’s issues on demand, or provide the team to take on longer, weeks- or months-long projects that are more complex. The team will travel to your vessel. With over 100 years of industry…

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Member Spotlight – Ameri-Force

The Ameri-Force approach to fulfilling the staffing needs of our clients begins by developing a deep understanding of their company culture, needs, and processes. Our goal is to work in conjunction with in-house hiring teams to provide the most qualified and best-fitting candidates possible.We assign an experienced representative to your account…

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Member Spotlight – JAG Marine Repair

JAG Welding, Fab & Services (JAG WFS) is a direct services company providing NAVSEA certified specialty welding, fabrication and other key shipyard services direct to our shipyard customers. Based in Seattle, Washington, our specialty welding and fabrication crews support a vital marine services industry here in the Northwest and rapidly mobilized…

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Member Spotlight – Puget Sound Coatings

They been provided painting, coating and surface preparation services for more than 70 years. Serving the Pacific Northwest, Alaska and beyond, we specialize in commercial, industrial and marine projects of all sizes. Industry experts since 1945, we have the experience and know-how to complete any project, no matter its size. Throughout…

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Member Spotlight – General Dynamics NASSCO

Excellence, On Time, On BudgetAs the Navy consolidates ship repair contracts – awarding steady work for a number of ships over a period of years to certain yards, the competition for those large projects is getting fierce.Our decades of specialized experience and performance-oriented culture makes us uniquely qualified to compete for,…

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Member Spotlight – Orbis Sibro Inc

AN ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS COMPANYORBIS is a veteran-owned small business (VOSB) established in 2000 that provides engineering, technical, and consulting services to the Department of Defense (DoD) and Commercial Clients. Our employee demographics include engineers, scientists, researchers, and technicians, often prior military personnel representing all branches of the Armed Forces. ORBIS provides…

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Member Spotlight – Global Coatings LLC

Whether you want to update your coating or take preventative measures to avoid corrosion, Global Coatings provides the services you need. We work with experienced professionals in all specialties and trades to ensure your project is completed on time and within budget. Along with the following services we also offer mobile…

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Member Spotlight – Pirtek

Located in Rockledge, Florida, the team at PIRTEK USA’s corporate headquarters takes pride in our role as a franchisor and distributor of quality products. As the franchisor, we have committed to providing excellent and continuous support to our U.S. network of more than 100 franchise locations. Franchisees receive assistance in marketing,…

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Member Spotlight – NSC Technologies

The mission of NSC is to provide opportunities for our people and to improve the community. Our core values are the driving force behind everything we do. NSC is dedicated to being the most trusted provider of innovative staffing solutions servicing the global marine, energy, commercial and industrial marketplace. We achieve…

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Member Spotlight – Bender CCP

Privately owned, Bender US was purchased in 2008 by Michael and Randy Potter. In 2010, with a goal of expanding the company’s field service capabilities, the brothers purchased California Centrifugal Pump repair company, CCP, and relocated it to Vernon where it would operate under one roof with Bender US. With each…

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Member Spotlight – Técnico Corporation

Técnico Corporation was founded in 1990 by Rafael Torrech III to provide premier hull, mechanical, structural and electrical support services to the local Master Ship Repair yards in the Hampton Roads, VA area. As a proud and successful graduate of the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) development program for small and disadvantaged…

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Member Spotlight – Port of Port Angeles

As a leader in economic development, the Port of Port Angeles has at its core the mission of bringing prosperity to the communities of the north Olympic Peninsula. The Port does this through thoughtful and creative management of people, resources and infrastructure to promote the long-term well-being of the citizens and…

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Member Spotlight – Jo-Kell

Jo-Kell, Inc. is an electrical distribution, engineering and solutions provider servicing the military, commercial marine and industrial marketplaces for almost forty years. Jo-Kell is a leading supplier of Navy shipboard and high-tech industrial automation products, systems and services. Jo-Kell is a Woman-Owned Small Business headquartered in Chesapeake, Virginia, with offices in…

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Member Spotlight – MARCOM Services LLC

Founded in 2012, MARCOM Services LLC (MSL) is the premier choice for surface preparation and preservation services.For more than a decade, we have provided expert services to all branches of the United States military, Military Sealift Command, and the marine, industrial, and commercial industries. At MSL, we take pride in implementing…

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Member Spotlight – Sherwin Williams

Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine delivers world-class industry subject matter expertise, unparalleled technical and specification service, and unmatched regional commercial team support to our customers around the globe. Our broad portfolio of high-performance coatings and systems that excel at combating corrosion helps customers achieve smarter, time-tested asset protection. We serve a wide…

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Member Spotlight – Global Government Services

Global is a woman-owned small business with an organizational infrastructure comparable to that of a well-established medium size business. We have the legacy of performing operation and maintenance services on Federal Contracts since 1963. Our corporate headquarters is based in Newport Beach CA with satellite operational offices in Cocoa Beach FL,…

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Member Spotlight – South Bay Sand Blasting & Tank Cleaning

South Bay Sand Blasting and Tank Cleaning, Inc. is a Minority Owned, self-certified Small Disadvantaged Business, headquartered in San Diego, California. The company was incorporated in 1991 by Canuto T. Lopez who is the sole owner and current President. With sales far surpassing $20 million annually, South Bay Sand Blasting and…

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Member Spotlight – Seattle Tarp Company

Celebrating 40 Years in the Commercial Tarp and Spill Containment Business!Seattle Tarp Company was founded on January 19, 1976 by entrepreneur Robert “Porky” Perlatti, and has remained in the Perlatti family ever since. The small, family-owned wholesale and retail company started by providing the trucking industry with vinyl tarps, straps and…

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Member Spotlight – Elcometer Inc.

For more than sixty years Elcometer has been a world leader in the design, manufacture and supply of inspection equipment to the coatings industry.Ever since the first Elcometer gauge was manufactured in 1947, our philosophy has been to provide ‘best in class’ design, quality and service at a competitive price. By…

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Member Spotlight – PeopleReady

PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI), specializes in quick and reliable on-demand labor and highly skilled workers. PeopleReady supports a wide range of industries, including construction, manufacturing and logistics, retail and hospitality. Leveraging its game changing JobStack staffing app and presence in more than 600 markets throughout North America, PeopleReady served…

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Challenges in Ship Repair Industry

Navigating through the issues, challenges, and opportunities in the ship repair industry

Infrastructure Limitations

Lack of adequate infrastructure and resources for efficient ship repair and modernization

Lack of Collaboration

Limited collaboration and communication between ports, ship repair associations, and industry professionals

Regulatory Compliance

Complexities of meeting government regulations and requirements in ship repair operations

Knowledge and Information Gap

Limited access to valuable ship repair industry information and educational resources

Our Solutions

Providing comprehensive services to address ship repair industry challenges

Ship Repair

We provide comprehensive ship repair services for Navy ships.

Maintenance Services

We offer reliable maintenance services to keep Navy ships in peak performance.

Supply Chain Support

We offer comprehensive supply chain support for ship repair projects.

Join the Puget Sound Ship Repair Association

The Puget Sound Ship Repair Association members have the opportunity through general membership and committee meetings to interact with Navy regional maintenance managers to discuss areas of common concern. Topics include quality, environmental, safety & health concerns, workload, NAVSEA standard items, process control procedures, and others. We invite you to add your voice and support to our organization.

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Our Journey

PSSRA has been a trusted partner in the ship repair industry for years, delivering exceptional services and fostering collaboration.

With a client-focused approach, we have worked with numerous shipyards, suppliers, and professionals, achieving remarkable results.

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Benefits of Joining PSSRA

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Enhanced Collaboration

Access to a network of industry professionals, fostering collaboration and knowledge sharing

Advocacy and Representation

Proactive voice in regional ship repair industry issues, representing the interests of our members

Information and Education

Valuable resources, seminars, and educational materials to stay updated with industry advancements

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