PSM International

EBITDA: USD 7.5 million in 2016
Number of Employees: 357
Sales: USD 43 million in 2016

PSM International is a multinational full service provider of fastening solutions to a diverse customer base in the automotive, notebook, mobile phone and general manufacturing industries. The business has a strong presence in the Asia-Pacific, Europe and US markets.

With manufacturing facilities in China, Taiwan and the UK, PSM's products include a complete range of inserts for plastics, as well as multiple fastening solutions for sheet metal. PSM works with customers throughout the product life cycle, from design conception through product launch and general production.

To PSM International

Market trends and drivers

The automotive sector in China has seen strong growth and this trend is expected to continue going forward. Further, the recent growth in smartphones has also led to a strong mobile segment.

Investment potential

EQT invested into PSM because of the company’s strong manufacturing capability in China and global sales distribution footprint. PSM also has a long track record and a strong international brand. There are also opportunities to further product development and enter into new segments and geographies.