Pharma process engineering expert DPS Group expands to Switzerland

Published: 30-Nov-2021

DPS has opened a new office in Switzerland after business grows in the country

DPS Group, a global engineering, procurement, construction management and validation (EPCMV) firm serving high-tech process industries, has announced it is expanding its European operations with the establishment of a new office in Switzerland to serve the group's growing client base in the Swiss pharmaceutical and life sciences industries.

Martin Bannister, Managing Director of DPS's European Contract Services division, said that the group already has over 70 people on the ground in Switzerland serving blue-chip pharmaceutical companies.

To continue its growth in the region DPS has opened a new office in Zug. "Our business with the Swiss pharma sector has grown significantly in recent years and we felt that now is the right time to establish a base in Switzerland, which will allow us develop and expand our business in this market," Bannister said.

We felt that now is the right time to establish a base in Switzerland

DPS will offer technical recruitment, staffing services, and full-service engineering to its Swiss clients. "Working as a trusted partner and being fully licensed by SECO to perform labor leasing of contract staff, we can provide highly skilled world class talent to our clients across Switzerland," Bannister added.

Peter Booman, Director of DPS's Contract Services Switzerland operation added: "Contract Services has provided a bespoke service delivering sector-specific talent to high-tech industries across Europe for the past 20 years."

The Switzerland opening is only the latest step in expanding DPS's European operations and further expansion is planned, into other European countries where DPS currently does not have a physical presence.

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The European expansion follows a year where DPS expanded its US operations with new offices in Oregon, Philadelphia, and Kansas. DPS also expanded operations in Singapore last year to serve the burgeoning market in south-east Asia.

DPS has grown substantially in recent years and now employs more than 2,000 people in 18 offices and on client sites in Ireland, the UK, Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland, Israel, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, and the US.

DPS Group

DPS Group is a global engineering, consulting and project management company, serving high-tech industries around the world. DPS delivers services for clients across the complete engineering and construction value chain including feasibility studies, concepts, consulting, architecture, engineering, procurement, construction management, commissioning, qualification and validation; as well as contingent staffing solutions.

DPS applies its extensive process engineering expertise built over 46 years, as well as significant lean construction experience to assist clients in high-end process sectors such as pharmaceuticals, biotech and semiconductors to deliver manufacturing facilities speedily, safely and cost effectively.

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