More than a century of quality
GA Industries, LLC was founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA in 1895
by Edward Golden and Charles Anderson as "Golden-Anderson Valve & Specialty
Company." The earliest products were valves for boiler works and railroads.
By 1956 the founders were deceased and the company was purchased by a
small group of executive management who focused on the needs of the growing
municipal water and wastewater market.
In 1974 the company was incorporated as GA Industries, Inc. and in 1979
moved into new facilities in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania approximately
25 miles (40 km) north of Pittsburgh.
second manufacturing plant was opened in 1984 in Mars, Pennsylvania
to accommodate the increased demand for GA products.
GA Industries, Inc. entered its second century in 1995 marked by the
acquisition of Rodney Hunt Company,
Orange, Massachusetts. The union of these two renowned companies produced
the world's most comprehensive product line of valves, sluice gates and
actuation systems for water and wastewater control.
On February 1, 2008, GA Industries, Inc. and its subsidiary Rodney Hunt
Company were acquired by Zurn Industries,
LLC, a business unit of Rexnord
Industries, LLC. The acquisition not only expanded Zurn's presence
in the water and wastewater markets but also strengthened GA Industries'
position as a world leader in the engineering, manufacturing and delivery
of high quality products to meet the changing needs of the municipal,
hydropower and industrial water market.
GA Industries, LLC designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of
valve products including check
valves and automatic
control valves, focusing on the needs of the municipal, industrial
and commercial water and wastewater industry.
GA Industries, LLC enjoys an international reputation as more than just
a valve "manufacturer." GA 's team of problem-solving engineers and
network of sales representatives work closely with design professionals
and end users to choose the right valve for the application. GA engineers
employ computer modeling and hydraulic analysis of system data to aid
in the valve selection process, especially for pressure surge, waterhammer,
cavitation and other critical control problems.
GA Industries, LLC has two modern manufacturing facilities with ample
warehouse capacity. The general offices and main manufacturing plant
are located in Cranberry Township, PA and the second plant is approximately
5 miles (8 km) away in Mars, PA.
|The Cranberry facility consists of 25,000 square feet (2,322
square meters) of manufacturing space and 12,000 square feet (929
square meters) of office and engineering situated on 3.5 acres (1.4ha).
Most of GA Industries large valves are made at the Cranberry facility
which houses a modern machining operation capable of machining valve
parts weighing up to 12,000 lb (5,450 kg) as well as a compete hydraulic
|The Mars plant is a high production facility and generally
makes 16" (400mm) and smaller valves. The facility is approximately
65,000 square feet (6,000 square meters) of manufacturing and warehouse
space situated on 7.5 acres (3 ha).