Treat every overseas market like it's your home one

Posted by Camille Flores-Kilfoyle

Business Development Manager at PSL

Tue 10th, Nov

Powder Systems Limited (PSL) has been exporting internationally for 26 years. The secret of PSL’s success is a strong commitment to be a true international SME. The vision of the company has always been to treat every overseas markets like its home one. Understanding local markets and cultures is what has brought PSL to its leading position today.

Established in 1989 in Speke Liverpool, PSL’s first contract outside the UK was in Ireland in 1990, but true international trade started in 1992 with first contracts coming from Singapore. For 4 years, PSL mainly worked with UK, USA and sporadically other European countries, pushed by the demand in pharmaceutical process equipment.

PSL opened its first overseas office in 1997 in Boise Idaho (USA) followed by 4 more offices and more than 15 partners around the world, PSL live and breathe its international relationships. PSL’s team of multi-national professionals sustains a culture that values engineering innovation and excellence. With staff coming from different countries, PSL understand every market needs and is able to provide suitable solutions to its worldwide customer base.

With a record turnover this year, PSL accounted more than 95% of their orders coming from outside the UK and sold in 30 countries. These past three years, PSL accelerated its international expansion with the launch of innovative technologies and penetrated new markets such as South Korea or Brazil.

PSL has been honoured to be nominated to several awards for its export success in 2015 and the company is looking forward to the coming year with exciting new projects such as the establishment of a new office in Singapore and the launch of the C.O.P.E (Center Of Process Excellence) in the USA, to support its customers with process development consultancy and feasibility trials.

PSL is an international manufacturer of filtration, drying and complete containment solutions. We have been supporting pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, chemical, speciality chemical and laboratory industries since 1989. Our worldwide customer base contains industry leaders including Pfizer, GSK, BMS and Sanofi-Aventis.

PSL’s solutions enable clients to bring new generation drugs into the market place faster, using the latest technology in containment and production equipment.

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