The APT Standing Committee on Professional Recognition and the Board of Directors approved Erik Valentino as an APT – Recognized Professional. This recognition acknowledges his career achievement of setting the highest standards of professionalism in the field of historic and cultural preservation technology. A formal announcement will be made at this year’s conference inWashington, DC.
News & Events
News & Events
Crafting a Higher Standard Since 1985: MPS Celebrates 35-Year Anniversary
By the early ’80s, Jeff Erdly had amassed almost 15 years of experience working in the field of construction and building restoration. His work during this time exposed him to a number of repair and preservation projects, and he became intrigued by the thinking behind the reconstruction of existing structures. “Having worked on a number Read More
Cautiously resuming work after Covid restrictions are lifted
MPS to slowing and carefully resume operations after PA Governor Wolf Covid restrictions enter green phase. Work will resume under new Covid policy, in accordance with State and Federal guidelines, to help ensure safety of our personnel and public.
MPS Ceases operations due to Covid-19
MPS Ceases operations due to Covid-19. Due to Pennsylvania requirements related to the Covid-19 pandemic, MPS has ceased operations until further notice. We are following CDC guidelines with our facilities and personnel and hope to resume operations as soon as safely feasible.
MPS celebrates 35th year in 2020
MPS was founded in 1985 and is celebrating 35-years in business in 2020. Developing from a small quality based organization to a leader in preservation craftsmanship since 1985 has been quite an accomplishment.
IIBEC Mid-Atlantic Chapter Seminar Presentation
Erik Valentino, Vice President and Jeff Erdly, CEO of MPS present at IIBEC Mid-Atlantic Chapter Seminar in Washington, DC. Masonry Preservation of Building Façades presentation titledThe Long-term Approach – It’s a Process was provided for education and to enhance understanding of facade masonry preservation work. The process of masonry preservation of existing building façades is Read More
Valentino to be part of team conducting APT tour on October 28th for the Coplay Cement Company Kilns
Erik Valentino of MPS to be part of team conducting Association for Preservation Technology Delaware Valley tour on October 28th for the Coplay Cement Company Kilns in Coplay, PA. This tour will be conducted by Preston Hull of Building Conservation Associates and Brian Wentz, PE, CDT of Keast & Hood, and Erik Valentino from Masonry Read More
MPS gives presentation for the AIA Northeast PA Chapter at the Scranton Library
Scott Siegfried and Jeff Erdly of MPS presented to the Northeast PA Chapter of AIA on the restoration of the Scranton Public Library. In a special event, the presentation was completed on-site at the library and included a tour of the library at the conclusion of the presentation. AIA credits were provided.
ASTM International Performance of Buildings Committee Presents Top Annual Award to Jeffrey L. Erdly
ASTM International’s Committee on Performance of Buildings (E06) has presented its top annual award – the Award of Merit – to Jeffrey L. Erdly, of Masonry Preservation Services, Inc., in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. The prestigious award, which includes the accompanying title of fellow, is ASTM’s highest recognition for individual contributions to developing standards. The committee Read More
Scott Siegfried to present at the SWRI Fall Technical Meeting in Philadelphia
Scott Siegfried of MPS will present on the restoration of the Albright Memorial Library, better known at the Scranton Public Library. The presentation will cover the project from start to finish, including the evaluation of the masonry façade, completion of a pilot phase and full restoration of the building walls.