Exeter, New Hampshire-based Anvil International, a manufacturer and supplier of products that connect, hang and support piping systems, announced it acquired Basic-PSA of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Basic-PSA manufactures and services snubbers for the power industry domestically and abroad.

Anvil noted the service group is well-known in the industry for its onsite inspections and service at nuclear facilities throughout the country. “Basic’s product lines are highly complementary to Anvil’s Engineered Pipe Supports (EPS) business in North Kingstown, Rhode Island,” said Tom Fish,CEO of Anvil International. “Basic’s service business brings a new offering to our portfolio of customer solutions in the power industry.”

Rick Laviolette, VP and general manager of Anvil EPS, will assume overall responsibilities for the Basic-PSA business and will partner with its management team to expand Anvil International’s presence and offerings in the power industry.

Basic-PSA will continue to operate out of its Johnstown manufacturing facility.