Why IST?

IST is a leading manufacturer of industrial equipment and machines, designing innovative solutions for customers operating in a broad range of industries including aerospace, military, automotive and transportation, construction, metal transformation and manufacturing, energy and general manufacturing.

Over 40 years of experience

Since 1978, IST has built its reputation on designing and manufacturing reliable, robust equipment that stands up to the rigours of harsh industrial environments. Over the years, IST has designed and made superior quality automated pneumatic sandblast systems, including custom designed machines for all types of surface treatment requirements: from continuous or intermittent turntable cabinets to machines with computer controls developed specifically for unique production processes. American aeronautic manufacturers recognize IST for our commitment to quality, and all of our products, including portable sandblasters, sandblasting cabinets, abrasive blast rooms and recovery systems, are backed by the IST industrial guarantee.

Our product lines

We manufacture standard and custom engineered air powered surface treatment equipment under the registered trademark ISTblast, including portable sandblasters, sandblasting cabinets and sandblasting rooms, automated surface treatment and finishing treatment systems.

We also manufacture solvent recycling technologies and washing equipment under the registered trademark ISTpure, including solvent recyclers, aqueous and ultrasonic cleaning systems, industrial aqueous part washers, solvent-free part washers and metal-part cleaning equipment.

IST Surface also offers multidisciplinary engineering and contract manufacturing services, including electrical, mechanical and computer-aided design (CAD) and prototyping.

Our brands

Equipment & supplies

Industrial parts
washers & solvent recyclers


Our services


Behind our products, IST is first and foremost a team of highly skilled engineers and designers dedicated to designing the most advanced and reliable systems to address our customers’ issues in an array of industrial processes.

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IST has over 40 years of manufacturing experience of fabricating heavy-duty equipment designed for harsh industrial processes.

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Research & Development

Research & Development (R&D) activities as well as Innovation are part of our DNA. Click here to find out more about ongoing or past projects which could benefit to your production.

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Technical Training and Workshops

Browse our tailor training programs and workshops intended for beginners as well as for advanced users.

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