Pico Systems, Inc. (PSI) is a systems integrator focusing on the needs of manufacturing in the New River Valley of southwest Virginia.

We typically serve our customers either by providing turnkey solutions or providing software solutions as an extension of their engineering departments.

By establishing a high level of cooperation, we have been able to help our customers respond to the time and resource pressures that are part of today's competitive environment.

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Pico Credentials


  • CCR Registered
  • DUNS: 175470330
  • CAGE Code: 5JXF3
  • ITAR Registrant: M25561
  • Virginia Class A Contractors License: 2705 129131A

The People


Joe Trout - jtrout [at] picosystems [dot] com

  • Mr. Trout is the director of operations for Pico Systems. He also remains involved in design and implementation of industrial and test automation systems. Mr. Trout specializes in hardware integration, data acquisition, controls, and PLC and LabVIEW programming.

Denny Carlyle - dcarlyle [at] picosystems [dot] com

  • Mr. Carlyle is a Senior System Engineer at Pico Systems and has 33 years of experience in Process Engineering, Instrumentation & Controls, Process Control Definition, and Startup of new systems for energetic manufacture. Mr. Carlyle was the systems engineering group manager at the local arsenal and has extensive knowledge in chemical process control and propellant manufacturing.

Caisy Ho - cho [at] picosystems [dot] com

  • Dr. Ho is a database systems designer at Pico Systems. He specializes barcode tracking systems (SQL and .NET).

Dorcas Chao - dchao [at] picosystems [dot] com

  • Ms. Chao is a Human Factors and Visualization Developer for Pico Systems, who designs process interfaces (Wonderware InTouch HMI, Siemens WinCC, etc.) and provides extensive cross-platform technical support for users in both commercial and industrial environments.

Subject Matter Expertise

blocks We provide a wide array of expertise to our clients:

  • Process Systems Integration and Automation (Allen Bradley, Schneider, Siemens, etc.)
  • LabVIEW
  • Tatsoft
  • Historian
  • S88
  • Network Integration
  • Process Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Human Factors
  • Design of Experiments
  • Material Characteristics of Explosives and Properties
  • Internal Ballistic Modeling and propellant development
  • Facility modernization for acid plants, propellants and energetics manufacturing, NOx abatement technology
  • Realtime X-ray (RTR) imaging system and image processing and enhancement
  • Barcode tracking systems for product tracking



195 Bean Hill Road
The Brownstone Building
Martinsburg, PA 16662 USA


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