Briggs of Burton

About Briggs of Burton

Briggs of Burton plc. is a UK headquartered business that specializes in hygienic process systems and is part of the global CIMC group with more than 70,000 employees worldwide . The Briggs of Burton business can trace its roots back to 1740 and is certainly one of the oldest businesses of its type in the World. The company has also had an office in Rochester, NY since 1983 - almost all of the staff there are RIT alumni. The UK operation is based in Burton-on Trent in the English midlands, a town of about 73,000 people. Burton is 109 miles from London and 24 miles from Birmingham, the UK's second city. The cathedral cities of Derby and Lichfield are each about 12 miles from Burton. The town is well served by road and rail links. The company arranged accommodation is within easy walking distance of the railway station, with many cost effective travel options available.
Two thirds of Briggs business falls is in the Brewing and Distilling market - the remaining third is made up of Food, Pharmaceutical, Health and Beauty and Bio Fuels (Gen.2) clients. What is common in all, is the need for high volume, batch based production of liquids and slurries, in hygienic conditions. Most of Briggs' clients are "blue chip" companies with instantly recognizable names and branded products. Briggs is very proud of a hard-earned reputation for first-class engineering and delivering what it promises. It has saved key clients very significant volumes of water and energy in recent years.

Briggs has around 140 people in UK and US operations - the vast majority of whom are either engineers or highly skilled craftsmen. Personal and professional development is highly prized and the business has a substantial number of Chartered Engineers.
Briggs has an outstanding reputation for a strong Health and Safety culture and at time of writing has completed over 3 million hours since last lost-time accident. Its processes and procedures are independently audited by the Engineering Employers Federation and Briggs is one of a handful of organizations to score over 90%. Briggs is also ISO 9001 and ASME accredited

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