About Us

PSL is an award winning international manufacturer providing quality innovative technology with process development expertise to the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, chemical and laboratory industries since 1989.

We are regarded as a pioneer of designing and engineering advanced containment processes for highly potent and valuable products, from laboratory R&D to production scale process systems. Our solutions provide innovative technologies enabling pharmaceutical manufacturers to bring new generation drugs, including; sterile, oncology, hormone and many other pharmaceutical compounds, into the market place faster. PSL is proud to be improving patient’s lives all around the world.

PSL provides a full range of filtration, drying and high containment powder handling solutions from small-scale production to full process systems.

Global Operations


PSL’s established supply chain management ensures all components, sourced from across the globe, are of the highest quality and value. This enables market savings to be passed directly onto our customers.

With 7 overseas offices and over 1,200 installations worldwide, we continue to increase our number of global offices, agents and distributors to aid the smooth distribution of equipment to any part of the world. Find your local office here

PSL engineering and manufacturing base in Liverpool, UK PSL engineering and manufacturing facility in Liverpool, UK.


Our Approach


PSL takes your vision and translates it into your project, our technical engineers work with you to provide innovative solutions that complement and enhance your process and application.

We provide 3D models and full scale product mock-ups for ergonomic assessment and placement of your process equipment prior to production. This allows ergonomic aspects to be addressed and the placement of process equipment to be reviewed and modified prior to production. We guarantee reliable manufacturing through precision built systems designed for performance longevity, up to commissioning and installation (including IQ/OQ service).

3D Simulation, Full Scale Product Mock-ups, Full Equipment and Service Set Up
 


PSL’s team of multi-national professionals sustains a culture that values engineering innovation and excellence.

Our award-winning engineering department works closely with our process team to successfully transform best practice process designs into production. All control systems are designed and built by our in-house control engineers, interfacing new equipment where necessary.

Our clients can feel confident that they are receiving the most suitable solutions, designed and engineered using the latest technology by a reliable, experienced team of professionals.


1989 PSL founded in Liverpool, UK
1991 Development of non-nuclear designs specifically for the pharmaceutical industry
1992 PSL project leaders (acting on behalf of UNICEF) developed a solution to eliminate goitre in children in Bangladesh
1995 Development of the ChargePoint split valve system
1997 PSL USA established
1999 PSL and NARA MACHINERY Co. Ltd. Japan Partnership
1999 Received the Duke of Westminster Award and the Queen’s Award for Export Achievement
2000 PSL UK relocated to a purpose built engineering and manufacturing base
2001 HRH Prince Andrew, Duke of York, visited PSL UK
2004 PSL Filter Dryer redesigned to achieve 2.5ppm reflux cleaning
2005 PSL Czech established in Liberec
2008 PSL France established in Lyon
2009 PSL pioneering CakeStand Tray Dryer launched
2010 Launch of the GFD® (Lab Filter Dryer)
2011 Launch of PSL's ground breaking FilterBox
2012 PSL India established in Mumbai
2013 Pioneering MicroSphere RefinerTM design launched
2013 Best Pharma Technology Provider at the Asia Manufacturing Awards
2014 PSL Asia-Pacific established in Perth
2014 New addition to GFD® range with Stainless Steel Vessel
2014 Best Pharma Technology Provider at the Asia Manufacturing Awards, second year running
2015 Best International Business at the NW Entrepreneur Awards
2015 Liverpool Lord Mayor visited PSL UK
2015 Nominated for Exported by Britain campaign by constituency’s MP
2015 PSL's MicroSphere RefinerTM wins the Achema Innovation Award for Mechanical Processes
2016 PSL APAC opens office in Singapore
2016 Nominated as Export Champion by UK Trade & Investment


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