Nurturing Excellence: The DSI Journey Through Time

Our journey through time is a testament to our enduring commitment to excellence. Since our inception in 1984, DSI has grown from a vision to a prominent name in the industry. Founded by Loren “Digger” Graber, our company was built on a foundation of unwavering dedication to innovation and quality. Throughout our history, we’ve continually advanced, always staying at the forefront of architectural and outdoor living solutions. We owe our success to the passionate pursuit of creating exceptional outdoor spaces and the trust and loyalty of our valued customers. DSI’s legacy is a story of progress, and we look forward to the exciting chapters that lie ahead as we continue to push the boundaries of outdoor living excellence.

1984

  • Loren “Digger” Graber founded Digger Specialties, Inc. (DSI)

1986

  • Introduced a new line of Vinyl Fence

1995

  • Introduced a new line of Vinyl Railing

1996

  • Randleman, NC facility was opened

1998

  • Sarcoxie, MO facility was opened

2001

  • Valdosta, GA facility was opened

2002

  • Introduced Courtyard® Aluminum Fencing

2004

  • Introduced Regis® Aluminum Fencing

2005

  • Added a state of the art Powder Coating Line in Bremen, IN

2007

  • Introduced Westbury® Aluminum Railing

2009

  • Introduced ScreenRail

2010

  • Achieved PCI 4000 Certification from the Powder Coating Institute

2012

  • Introduced DSI Aluminum Columns
  • Introduced Magena Star® Lighting

2013

  • Added a second and larger Powder Coating line in Bremen, IN

2015

  • Introduced a Vertical Cable Railing System, VertiCable®

2017

  • Introduced Magena Star® Ornamental Lighting
  • Added a Fiberglass Plant in Fuquay-Varina, NC

2018

  • Introduced Composite & Fiberglass Columns to the DSI Columns® product offering
  • “Revised” the Westbury® VertiCable
  • Added riser lights to the Magena Star® Ornamental Lighting product line

2019

  • Opened a new production plant in Carthage, MO including our third Powder Coating line
  • Introduced Cable Fence
  • Introduced Adjustable Aluminum Frame Gates

2020

  • Introduced Montego II to the Westbury® Aluminum Railing product line
  • Introduced Grey Fine Texture to the standard DSI Aluminum Colors

2021

  • Added a third Powder Coating line in the Bremen, IN plant and the fourth company wide

2022

  • Opened a new production plant in Williamsport, PA which includes our fifth Powder Coating line
  • Added a Juliette Balcony style to Westbury Aluminum Railing
  • Rebranded DSI Columns to Westbury Columns

2023

  • Added Sienna and Storm to the infill color options for Designer Fencing and Aluminum Frame Gates.

Celebrating 40 Years of Excellence: Our Milestone Anniversary in 2024

In 2024, DSI will proudly mark a significant milestone as we celebrate our 40th anniversary. Four remarkable decades will have passed since our inception, and it’s a journey that has been defined by innovation, quality, and unwavering commitment to our customers.

Since our founder, Loren “Digger” Graber, laid the foundation of DSI in 1984, we’ve grown from a modest beginning to a renowned industry leader. With his visionary leadership, DSI became synonymous with creating exceptional outdoor living spaces. Over the years, we’ve continued to evolve and push the boundaries of what’s possible in architectural and outdoor living solutions. Our enduring success can be attributed to the passion and dedication that has driven us from day one, and the trust and loyalty of our valued customers.

As we embark on this momentous year, we’re not just celebrating our past, but also looking forward to the exciting chapters yet to be written. Our 40th anniversary is a testament to the enduring legacy of DSI, and it’s a journey we’re excited to continue with the same spirit of innovation and excellence that has defined us for the last four decades. Thank you for being a part of our remarkable story, and here’s to many more years of creating outstanding outdoor spaces together.