The success of PSS Engineering is been built on developing strong working relationships with our clients and sharing skills and knowledge to benefit both the client and ourselves.

Many of PSS Engineering's customers are OEM suppliers to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries which places some of our products in the most prestigious pharmaceutical companies in the world such as: Novartis, Bayer, Baxter Healthcare, Astra Zenica, Procter and Gamble, GlaxoSmithKline and Johnson & Johnson to name a few.

 

Case Studies

Novartis
Wockhardt
GEA Process
Unilever

Fabrication of 5-off 80 litre product mixing vessels

The purpose of the project was an upgrade of the existing vessel catalogue for product mixing and synthesis within a clean room environment. The brief from the customer included the existing vessel data sheets, requests for design changes and high purity process piping to/from the vessels and process control system (PCS).

The vessels included: high pressure sight glasses (bespoke), magnetic mixer units (complete with control units), level sensors, pressure sensors, cooling medium jacket, insulation jacket, bespoke sampling points, etc.


PSS Engineering won a tender for the delivery of 5 No 80 L Pressurised jacketed mobile vessels for downstream vaccine manufacturing. The end product was exceptionally well designed and fabricated - there were significant complications regarding min mixing and cooling levels; and sampling port locations that were eliminated by competent and experienced engineering design and consultation. PSS managed their brief with their client and sub contractors professionally and efficiently Mr. Brendan Wallace, Novartis, Process Engineer/Project Manager

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80 Litre Process vessel for MDI suspension product

The purpose of the project was to construct a pharmaceutical holding and mixing vessel with the facility to be top fed with concentrate product into a suspension media. The vessel was to integrate into a pumping skid, UDAF (uni-directional air flow) cabinet and product delivery mechanism incorporating a column hoist suitable for maneuvering the concentrate product vessel up/down.


The PSS team have been supplying pharmaceutical engineering design, and fabrication to Wockhardt's Wrexham site for over 10 years. I have personal experience of working with them throughout this period. I have always been impressed by their professionalism, diligence and their ability to solve complex and technical problems whilst adhering to critical design parameters. Their experience and knowledge in design and fabrication of equipment which must meet GMP critical parameters allows them to submit design proposals and follow on with fabrication and delivery of equipment which always meets with our very high expectations and standards. Their attention to detail is first rate and I have always found them nothing short of extremely courteous, helpful, proactive and generally very good indeed. I have no hesitation in recommending them. Chris Wright, Wockhardt, Chief Engineer

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Fabrication of Valve Block Cluster

The purpose of the project was to complete several complex valve clusters using free issue valves to a mechanical drawing. The valve clusters are weld ended and require joining using our enclosed head orbital welding machines with a specification for limited hand welds. The complexity of the build is based on the number of welds, specific valve positions and the central 6" NB tubing column which is fully welded to all bodies. The cluster was supplied within a box section support frame complete with drip tray.

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Fabrication of perforated racking shelves for refrigerated unit

For this project we were asked to fit out multiple industrial refrigeration units with maximised storage of perforated shelving units. The units were designed using perforated sheet metal to allow maximum airflow around the aerosol canisters being stored in these areas. All measurements and design was carried out by PSS Engineering. Our brief included the installation and positioning on site.

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