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Boilermakers, ASME, ABS, and

USCG Certified Welders

Since 1932, Purvis & Foster, Inc. has been the preferred commercial and industrial boiler repair and installation choice for hospitals, schools, churches, apartments, and commercial/industrial buildings. Additionally, Purvis & Foster, Inc. proudly services the maritime and locomotive industries.
Conveniently located in the City of Detroit, our unmatched commitment to customer satisfaction and continuing education in our field allows us to provide a broader scope of services to you, our valued customers.


  • Boiler Repairs - All Makes
  • Boiler Installations - All Makes
  • Pressure Vessel Repairs / Replacements
  • Ship Repairs - ABS/USCG Welders, at the dock or on the run. We have a Strategic Partnership with Nicholson Terminal and Dock with locations in Ecorse, MI and Detroit, MI for repairs at the dock.  Click on the following link for more details:
  • Heat Exchanger and Coil Repairs / Replacements
  • Condensate, Expansion, and Storage Tank Repairs / Replacements
  • D.A.Tank Inspections / Repairs
  • Blowdown Separators and Tanks
  • Miscellaneous Welding
  • Combustion Efficiency Testing
  • Burner Tune-ups
  • CSD-1 Testing
  • Breeching and Stack - Repairs / Replacements
  • Pumps and Motors - Repairs / Replacements


  • Women's Business Enterprise (WBE), Certified by WBENC as a woman owned, operated, and controlled business.
  • Accredited ASME Quality Control Shop
  • ASME "S" Stamp Accreditation
  • ASME "U" Stamp Accreditation
  • National Board "R" Stamp Accreditation
  • State of Michigan Class IV Repairer's License
  • State of Michigan Class 5B Boiler Installer's License
  • State of Michigan Unlimited Mechanical Contractor License
  • State of Ohio Boiler Installation, Repair, and Modification License
  • Welders Certification with American Bureau of Shipping & U.S. Coast Guard


Purvis & Foster, Inc.

9640 Grinnell

Detroit, MI 48213

Phone: (313) 924-0538

Fax:      (313) 924-0921


In business
since 1932

Call Us Today!

(313) 924-0538

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