ENCASE™ gasket exceeds industry standards and delivers high tightness sealing with extremely low creep


RideTight®, the proven Six Sigma Fluid Sealing Management Program synonymous with Sealing Reliability and Compliance, will now include Service Equipment Rebuild Kits in an expansion of RideTight, VSP Technologies’ regulatory compliance program


full face torque kit logo

Prince George, VA – VSP becomes a Fastener Consultant to aid in launching the updated VSP Torq-Kit™

fr-pita gasket for weak flanges

Prince George VA – VSP developed low-stress-to-seal FR-PITA™ gasket specifically for FRP flanges

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Prince George, VA – VSP and Klinger concluded a global collaboration agreement to make PITA® technology available on a worldwide scale. In addition, Klinger will distribute and support global needs in the tank container market under the RideTight® program


Baton Rouge, LA – Opened facility to support industrial businesses in and around Baton Rouge, LA

Lake Charles, LA – Purchased facility to support industrial businesses in and around Lake Charles, LA

loadlock gasket cutaway exposing encapsulated metal

Prince George, VA – Developed LoadLock™, which combines the strength and blow-out resistance of metallic gaskets with the compressibility and tightness of expanded PTFE gaskets without the use of adhesives


cargotight gasket in manway lid

Prince George, VA – Developed and patented CargoTight™ ISO tank manway gasket

Parkersburg, WV – Purchased facility to support industrial businesses in the Ohio Valley

Houston, TX – Purchased larger manufacturing facility in support of continued industrial and transportation growth in Texas and throughout the Gulf Coast

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Prince George, VA – Developed ECOMAP™ Environmental Compliance Maintenance Program


checkmate joining technology on gasket

Prince George, VA – Developed Checkmate™ jointing technology


Prince George, VA – Named Anheuser Busch Supplier of the Year in support of national contract


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Prince George, VA – Developed Torq-Kit™ flange assembly kits


Prince George, VA – Named Dominion Generation Gasket & Sealing Supplier of the Year each year beginning in 2009


pita gasket cutaway to see encapsulated metal

Prince George, VA – Patented PITA® fully-encapsulated corrugated metal insert gasket

Prince George, VA – Moved into current 108,000sq-ft facility

Prince George, VA – Name formally changed to VSP Technologies


Kingsport, TN – Received Eastman Chemical Innovative Supplier Award


Houston, TX – Opened facility to support transportation growth and industrial business in Eastern Texas & Louisiana

Prince George, VA – Named RESCAR Preferred Supplier each year beginning in 2005


cycletight gasket hero

Prince George, VA – Patented CycleTight® manway gasket

ridetight logo on railcar

Prince George, VA – Developed RideTight® Six Sigma Process Control Plan for flanged connections on rail & ISO tank cars

one piece reduced area gasket

Prince George, VA – Patented OPRA™ One Piece Reduced Area gasket


Prince George, VA – Developed full CAD-controlled cutting system

Prince George, VA – VSP shifted focus to reduction in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for fluid-sealing products, and initiates  Cost Savings & Productivity Gains documentation with/for our customers


Kingsport, TN – Received Eastman Chemical Supplier Excellence Award

ab-326 gasket

Prince George, VA – Patented Anti-Buckling Spiral Wound Gasket and introduced the AB-326™ gasket

Kingsport, TN – Opened on-site facility in support of Eastman Chemical Contract


jerry paul and david original owners

Prince George, VA – Jerry Waterland hired and further refined efforts towards advanced manufacturing, Engineered Solutions, and product development


Prince George, VA – Sales process refocused on engineered solutions


Prince George, VA – Signum Manufacturing Division formed to design, manufacture and supply the world’s first controlled density spiral wound gaskets


Prince George, VA – Garlock Top 10 Distributor for 30-years beginning in 1984


vsp building in 1983

Prince George, VA – Moved to larger facility to allow for continued growth of the business


1979 owners

Hopewell, VA – Paul Malgee with his father George Malgee formed Virginia Sealing Products. David Malgee joined the business in October 1979. Business focused on gaskets, mechanical packing, and expansion joints.