DPS – The heart of the still

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DPS Group is a Fife based company employing 180 in a range of staff & contract positions from their Glenrothes headquarters.

Their Control, Instrument and Electrical Engineers are experts in their disciplines and are fully conversant in the design, supply, installation and commissioning of a broad range of systems and processes

With names such as The North British Distillery under their belts, DPS continue to grow and expand and work nationally with whisky and gin distillers.

The company created 22 new jobs in the first half of 2015 and has increased its permanent workforce by 30%. They remain committed to investing in training with an average of five staff training days a year and 4 new apprentice and graduate positions this year alone.

Within an increasingly regulated industry, DPS can allow you to maintain your competitive edge, increase speed to market and ensure customer and employee safety. The DPS blend of experience in the whisky industry offers:

  • Distillation process optimisation
  • Manufacturing information systems
  • Filling and disgorging systems
  • Anaerobic digestion plants
  • Water treatment systems
  • System support and upgrades 
  • ATEX Inspections, Installation & Maintenance

DPS apply rigorous quality protocols from specification to completion of systems. DPS experts ensure your applications are robust and well-documented. Efficient phase migration for large systems projects minimises operational disruption and plant access limitations while offering effective management of capital expenditure. Their Automation Services include PLC, DCS, SCADA, Drives, IT, Certified Machinery Safety Experts and safety solutions.

In addition, DPS Products division who are product suppliers for a number of major instrument manufacturers. They are the Emerson/ Fisher distributors for the process flow and control products and have distributor agreements for ASCO, Budenberg, MSA, Ronan and Astava.

DPS is a proud local employer and strives to work alongside the local community and in September were delighted to be sponsors of Kingdom FM’s Local Hero Awards which celebrates the inspirational work of Fife’s unsung heroes and the best of the Kingdom. DPS Group Local Heroes Community Fund supports community projects across Scotland.

In an industry which continues to grow DPS are keen to maintain and expand within the whisky marketplace and remain at the heart of the distilling operation.

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Read the original article in Enterprising Scotland, here.

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