The Company

Premier Periclase Ltd has been in operation since 1979 and is strategically positioned on the Irish East coast in Drogheda, County Louth approximately 50km north of Dublin. The company has direct access to its raw materials, Seawater and Limestone.  It also operates its own wharf facility within the port of Drogheda.

The Company Profile

PPL employs in the region of 98 staff in its production plant and enjoys a low turnover of employees. The Company production line consists of an advanced precipitation facility along with multiple Kilns and Furnaces using natural gas and other fuels to reach temperatures up to 2300C. To enable a continuous production flow the Plant operates on a 24/7, 365-day basis.

Operating in a global commodities business sector, the Company is predominately an export business with customers located throughout Europe, Africa, USA and Asia including India. 

Sustainable Management 

Premier Periclase is committed to sustainable management while always considering social, ecological and economic aspects of our business through comprehensive management systems.  Our goal is to create sustainable value for the community where we operate.


PPL is committed to inclusion and diversity by striving to create a work environment that is safe, respectful, and inclusive of all individuals in our organisation and the community in which we operate

Safety and health provisions are integral components of our corporate culture

Health & Safety 

Premier Periclase Limited is committed to conducting its operations in compliance with all current Health and Safety Legislation thus providing a safe and healthy workplace for all employees, contractors, visitors, and others who may be affected by our operations. We will not compromise health and safety for profit or production.  Safety and health provisions are not just a legal responsibility at PPL they are integral components of our culture because we believe healthy and productive employees are one of the most important resources to achieve long-term success of our company.


The aim of the holistic Health and Safety Management at PPL is to have effective and comprehensive preventative measures in place through continuous improvements in health and safety management systems and empowering health and safety leadership at all levels in the company.


Our Health and Safety Goals are designed to eliminate work-related illness and injury to our employees, contractors, and visitors.


Health and Safety is an integral part of our decision-making processes. Regular monitoring of the achievement of our goals and systematic evaluation of our processes are critical components of our holistic Health and Safety Management process.


Premier Periclase Limited acknowledges its environmental responsibility to our employees, our local community, our customers and other stakeholders connected to our business.


The company is committed to complying with all applicable EU and national environmental legal requirements, including regulatory authority guidance and international best practice.


The company is committed to complying with the provisions of our Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control Licence (IPPC license) issued by the Irish Environmental Protection Agency, see attached.

The company’s greenhouse gas emissions are regulated by the EPA through participation in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme.