Medora, The Story
In 1978, Joel Bleth & Willard Tormaschy, two industrial engineers fresh out of the University of North Dakota at Grand Forks, founded a company called Pump Systems Incorporated (PSI) in Dickinson, North Dakota. From 1978 to 2006, PSI built an excellent reputation both nationally and internationally as a supplier of custom-designed pumping systems for a variety of industrial uses from mining, refining, oilfield, & agriculture to contractors, municipalities, & manufacturing. An independent third-party performance review in 2004 on behalf of a U.S. Government Agency scored PSI an exceptional 91%.
The original SolarBee® technology was developed by PSI in the late 1990s and it became apparent just how much the water quality industry needed reliable and cost effective real-world solutions. The SolarBee® Division was created soon thereafter and in 2006, the Company re-organized to focus exclusively on reservoir treatment technologies and water quality improvement.
In the proud tradition of PSI, Medora continued to provide great service to its Customers across the United States, Canada, and is a world leader (26 countries and counting) in sustainable reservoir water quality improvement.
Medora was acquired by IXOM in February 2020.
The IXOM North Dakota Offices and Manufacturing Facility Office are located on 19 acres just north of Dickinson, North Dakota. Dickinson and its surrounding communities are home to many of our employees including scientists, engineers, manufacturing personnel, and factory-trained service technicians.
Ixom is dedicated to the health and safety of our Employees, our Customers, and our Neighbors. We endeavor to complete our projects without incident and to incorporate safety awareness into all of our operations. We believe safety is a shared responsibility and the responsibility of each Employee to return safely home to their Families at the end of the day, the end of a project, or the end of a job without having suffered a work related injury or illness. Medora infuses safety and awareness as a habit on the job and influence a safety culture with our Families off the job.