About Us

Founded in 1946 in Nottingham, UK, Copley remains family-owned and managed. We are recognised as the world’s leading manufacturer of inhaler test equipment, in addition to being a trusted provider of test instrumentation for other pharmaceutical dosage forms.

Driving Results for Over 70 Years

We continue to work closely with industry groups and leading experts to bring relevant new products to market, with all equipment backed by expert training and lifetime support. Committed to excellence, we always aim to deliver the right service outcomes efficiently and outstanding customer experience. We deliver pharmaceutical testing equipment with the necessary accuracy and reproducibility hardwired into its design by adopting the same Quality by Design principles that our customers rely on to control product performance. Continuous improvement is a core element of this approach and we strive to exceed the expectations of the industry, not only by enhancing equipment performance but also through unrivalled service.

All Copley customers benefit from high quality pharmaceutical testing equipment, designed, manufactured and tested in the UK; product lifetime support from our friendly and experienced technical support team, as well as first-class training and education These commitments are exemplified by our investment in the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System for which we have certification to the latest standard for all aspects of our business, including equipment design.

The Copley Promise

Copley guarantees the provision of products and services that will deliver results you can rely on


Innovative product design features ensure ease-of-use and maximum productivity by streamlining work flows.



Products are certified to quality standards defined by global pharmacopoeias and regulators, ensuring data integrity.



Robust design and manufacture from a company with over 70 years’ experience guarantees product reliability and longevity.



Copley is a strong, stable company with a track record of success. Our story begins in 1946 when our founder, Frank Copley, began manufacturing glassware for the local pharmaceutical industry in Nottingham, UK.

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Faces of Copley

Copley wouldn't be the success it is today without the commitment and dedication of its employees. From Design Engineers to Packing Operatives, Customer Account Managers to Technical Support staff, we're proud of our team's drive to always deliver exemplary customer service. Find out what they have to say about working here.

Meet the Team

Careers with Copley

Copley designs, manufactures and supplies pharmaceutical testing equipment to laboratories across the globe and has been doing so for over 70 years. Our family-run company is agile and forward-thinking, with a philosophy closely aligned to the needs of the market we serve.

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Copley: Driving Results for over 70 years

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European Pharamceutical Aerosol Group (EPAG)

EPAG is a group of 28 member companies active in the OINDP market within Europe, formed to establish scientifically-based best practice, provide consensus comment to industry and government agencies on safety and quality issues and recommend harmonised standards and methodology. Copley is an invited member of the cascade impactor sub-team.

EPAG Website

International Pharmaceutical Consortium on Regulation and Science (IPAC-RS)

A group of 21 international companies committed to advancing consensus-based, scientifically driven standards and regulations for OINDPs worldwide. Copley is an associate member.

IPAC-RS Website

Copley Scientific Limited, Nottingham, UK. Registered in England No. 1390012. VAT Registration No. GB 309 3977 30

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