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19th November 2021

Briggs to create new multi-million pound sustainable Scottish distillery leading the way for a greener industry

Briggs of Burton PLC is to start work on a new multi-million pound greenfield Scottish distillery which is leading the way for sustainable production in the whisky industry with an innovative new modular design. Global turnkey engineering firm Briggs of Burton, which provides solutions for leading blue-chip companies across the world, will lead the process […]

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Briggs of Burton gives back to the local community with a new annual fund

Briggs of Burton started its Briggs Community and Sponsorship fund last year during lockdown to help charities and local organisations, deliver much needed support in the local community.  Since then, the company which has its newly opened Global Technical Centre in the town, has supported a wide range of clubs and causes from children’s sports clubs, and engineering talks in schools to veteran charities and mental […]

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4th November 2021

Briggs of Burton featured in ITN Productions and IMechE – “Encouraging Innovation” news-style programme

ITN Productions has partnered with the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) to produce a broadcast quality, industry defining programme “Encouraging Innovation” exploring the new trends within the industry, the technology that is constantly evolving and how the industry itself is encouraging innovation. Anchored by ITN Productions presenter Sharon Thomas the programme features compelling content on […]

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11th October 2021

Briggs of Burton selected as approved system integrators in Siemens Solution Partner Programme

Briggs of Burton have been selected as approved systems integrators in Siemens UK & Ireland’s Solution Partner Programme for their specific process knowledge, technology capability and ability to deliver Siemens’ holistic solution. Briggs of Burton have an extensive history in designing and building industrial process systems across the Brewing, Distilling, Food and Pharma industries for […]

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30th September 2021

Briggs of Burton features in the Inside Food and Drink Magazine

Have you ever wondered who helps the biggest blue chip companies produce more beer, spirits, food and pharmaceutical products? Inside Food and Drink feature Briggs of Burton’s story (https://lnkd.in/dcgvG4EW) this month providing an insight into the brand’s rich history, global growth and expertise in designing, building and offering sustainable engineering solutions to their global customer base. So […]

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26th August 2021

Briggs of Burton shortlisted for national business growth award

Briggs of Burton has been shortlisted for the regional “Business Growth and Strategy” category at the Make UK Manufacturing Awards. The annual awards, which represent manufacturing firms, recognise UK businesses which are showing dynamic business growth through an actively managed growth strategy. Members of the Briggs team will now join other shortlisted companies at the […]

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16th August 2021

Briggs of Burton wins gold at the RoSPA Awards for the fourth consecutive year

Briggs of Burton win gold at The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) awards, which is now the fourth year in a row! Briggs were recognised for their team’s positive health and safety culture, the demonstration of robust occupational health and safety management systems, and outstanding control of risk with very low levels […]

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7th July 2021

Briggs of Burton joins the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) as a Member Partner

Briggs of Burton are pleased to announce that they are Silver Partners at the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS). Briggs are looking forward to connecting with everyone in the Distilled Spirits market across North America from producers, suppliers and associations. Reay Dicks, Vice President of Engineering at Briggs of Burton, Inc. said […]

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24th June 2021

Happy International Women in Engineering Day

Our global team celebrated the inspiring and diverse female workforce at Briggs of Burton Group who help to deliver engineering excellence everyday. The ladies across the business celebrated International Women in Engineering Day on the 23rd June 2021 by raising the profile of Women in Engineering by taking part in selfies and group photos from […]

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14th June 2021

Briggs of Burton, Inc. opens new Kentucky office as it expands operations in the home of Bourbon

Briggs of Burton, Inc. officially opens a new Sales and Engineering office in Louisville, Kentucky further strengthening their position in North America. The move follows a global rise in Bourbon sales and a demand from global spirit producers in the region looking for Briggs of Burton’s expertise in providing sustainability, energy recovery and water saving […]

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7th May 2021

Briggs of Burton unveil their new Global Technical Centre in Burton on Trent

After doubling our turnover, and achieving our best yearly performance to date, we have transformed our headquarters into a brand-new Global Technical Centre. We have a long standing history with Burton on Trent’s brewing heritage and have offices in the USA and China. With the refurbishment and major extension to our current site, we are […]

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25th February 2021

Briggs of Burton outfits Hard Seltzer Breweries

Check out our new article on Hard Seltzer News –(https://hardseltzernews.com/briggs-of-burton-outfits-hard-seltzer-breweries/). If you bring the hard seltzer recipe, we can bring the hard seltzer brewery process design, engineering, and equipment. Briggs of Burton, DME Process Systems Ltd. and Ziemann Holvrieka together can help you develop a complete system specifically designed for hard seltzer production and can deliver turnkey projects, engineering services, manufacturing of […]

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Briggs Distilling team make solid progress at the Shanghai Bacchus Distillery in China

At the end of 2020, McMillan Coppersmiths and Fabricators were busy manufacturing and shipping four shiny copper pot stills, spirit safes and condensers for the Shanghai Bacchus Project in Chengdu, China.  We caught up with Will Roden, Electrical Engineer, who is currently on site and has shared some fantastic photos showing off both the project scale […]

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23rd December 2020

Seasons Greetings from Briggs of Burton

On behalf of the Briggs Directors and our teams around the world, we would like to thank you for your support and business over the last year.

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18th December 2020

Talented Senior Process Engineer Grace Yow shines in the Chemical Engineer Magazine

A huge congratulations to Grace Yow, Senior Process Engineer at Briggs of Burton who has recently had her technical article published in the Chemical Engineer magazine. Grace has been instrumental to our ongoing growth in the Pharmaceutical sector and has led a number of interesting engineering projects for our global blue-chip clients. Alongside, Viktorija Barinova, […]

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3rd December 2020

Briggs Engineering Graduate Scheme is officially accredited by the IChemE ACTS programme

We are delighted to announce that the Briggs Engineering Graduate Training Scheme is fully accredited under the IChemE ACTS programme, and will be delivered from our Global Technical Centre in Burton on Trent. A huge thank you to our Technical Director, John Hancock who has led this initiative from the start and ensured we gain […]

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4th November 2020

Mark Hickman finishes his virtual marathon off in style

It is always great to hear about how our engineers go above and beyond and demonstrate their engineering spirit. This week we caught up with Mark Hickman who is normally on site coordinating the installation of our global engineering projects. Mark kindly shared some photos and recent success of completing London Marathon, albeit virtually! Mark […]

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16th October 2020

Briggs of Burton near the end of a significant investment at their Burton on Trent headquarters

Briggs of Burton are proud to announce that we are nearing the end of a significant investment at our headquarters in Burton on Trent with the introduction of a brand new Global Technical Centre. This is coupled with our international sales office in Rochester, NY and most recently in Shanghai boosting our opportunities in North […]

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10th September 2020

Briggs of Burton feature in the MBAA – Technical Quarterly Safety Focus Issue

The Briggs of Burton team are pleased to feature in the Master Brewers Association of the Americas (MBAA) Technical Quarterly Safety Focus -Volume 57, Number 2 this month. Reay Dicks, Vice President of Engineering at Briggs Inc wrote the following article: “Health and Safety Considerations During Construction and Commissioning of a Brewery” The article highlights […]

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Briggs of Burton are proud to be supporting the UK supply chain during the COVID-19 pandemic

Briggs of Burton are proud to be supporting the supply chain for leading food manufacturers in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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6th April 2020

Briggs of Burton acquires Scottish copper still equipment manufacturer McMillan

Briggs of Burton, a business unit of the CIMC Enric Tank and Process B.V. within the division of CIMC Enric Holdings Ltd. Liquid Foods, has acquired 100% of the shares of the Scottish copper still equipment supplier McMillan (Coppersmiths & Fabricators) Ltd. McMillan (Coppersmiths & Fabricators) Ltd and its predecessor Archibald McMillan & Co Ltd […]

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20th March 2020


A message from Robert Buxton, our Managing Director. At this time of concern over COVID -19, Briggs of Burton would like to assure you on our commitment to working in the best interests of our customers, colleagues and suppliers. These are unprecedented and challenging times affecting all areas of our societies, with the situation changing […]

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18th March 2020

Briggs of Burton are proud to celebrate Lynda Wheat’s contribution to the Burton Soup Kitchen

Lynda Wheat featured in the Burton Mail this week following her involvement at the New Baptist Church on Derby Street opposite the Briggs of Burton head office in Burton upon Trent. Lynda dedicates every Thursday lunchtime to support the local soup kitchen with preparing, serving and most importantly engaging with the visitors, and has done […]

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28th February 2020

Briggs of Burton support the International Centre of Brewing and Distilling at Heriot-Watt University

Briggs of Burton were pleased to continue their support for the International Centre of Brewing and Distilling (ICBD) at Heriot- Watt University this week. Scott Davies and Andrew Mieleniewski provided a brewery design workshop to the 2nd Year Brewing and Distilling students. The session involved several team activities to get the students thinking about equipment […]

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8th November 2019

Briggs of Burton’s Brewing and Distilling Team will be exhibiting at Brau Beviale 2019 in Nuremburg

The Briggs of Burton Brewing and Distilling Team are looking forward to attending the Brau Beviale 2019 Conference in Nuremburg on the 12th – 14th November. We will be exhibiting alongside CETP’s sister companies Ziemann Holvrieka and DME Process Systems Ltd. If you have a Turnkey Brewing or Distilling project come and find us in […]

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10th October 2019

Meet Briggs Pharma at CPhI Worldwide 2019, 5 – 7th November, Frankfurt

Briggs of Burton’s Pharma team will be attending the world’s largest pharmaceutical exhibition, CPhI Worldwide in Frankfurt. If you have are looking for a turnkey process engineering provider for your next project you can find the Briggs of Burton Pharma team at stand 110B13.

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3rd September 2019

Briggs of Burton Breath Easy as investment continues in staff Health and Safety

Briggs of Burton have invested in leading Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) for the Briggs Manufacturing team following recent legislative changes. In February 2019, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) changed its enforcement expectations regarding exposure to welding fumes, following new scientific evidence that exposure to welding fumes can cause lung cancer, and possibly kidney cancer.

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31st May 2019

Andrew Mieleniewski proudly presents at the Africa Brewing Conference 2019 held in Ethiopia

Andrew Mieleniewski recently presented at the Africa Brewing Conference in Ethiopia alongside Jens Eiken from DuPont on: “Saving Money (and the planet) in your brewhouse- Process optimisation in mash conversion and cereal cooking.”

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2nd May 2019

Double Gold for Briggs of Burton who win second RoSPA Gold Award for Health and Safety Achievements

Briggs of Burton were pleased to be awarded the RoSPA Gold Award for the second consecutive year in recognition of their health and safety practices by working with their staff, customers and contractors to promote safe working practices.

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25th April 2019

Briggs of Burton are pleased to announce they will be working on the Everards Meadows Development in Leicestershire

Briggs of Burton are proud to be working with the Everards team on the design and build of their new brewery as part of the Everards Meadows development in Leicestershire. Both companies pride themselves on their rich history in the brewing industry and look forward to the future developments at this site.

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19th March 2019

Briggs of Burton’s engineering team support STEM Inventor Day at Firfield Primary School in Derbyshire

Briggs of Burton’s engineering team recently supported a STEM Inventor Day at Firfield Primary School to celebrate British Science Week 2019. Three of our team members; Parm Nanuwan, Thomas Barnett and Jessica Simmons led the day with several engaging STEM activities including Spaghetti Towers and Draw an Inventor. Proudly promoting engineering and helping the students to […]

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14th February 2019

Briggs of Burton receive Learning Unlimited’s Employer of the Month Award

Briggs of Burton are proud to have received the Learning Unlimited’s “Employer of the Month” award for their dedication and investment towards the Learning Unlimited Apprenticeship programme.

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8th February 2019

IBD BFBi Engineering Symposium 2019, February 7, DCCC

Briggs of Burton were honoured to have hosted and presented the joint IBD & BFBi Engineering Symposium on the 7th February 2019 at the Derbyshire County Cricket Club (DCCC). Our talented speakers Ian Murfin, Adam Kellett and John Hancock presented their technical expertise around “Fluid Flow & Solid/Liquid Separation” to support the IBD members in […]

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25th January 2019

Briggs Distilling deliver stunning new US distillery for Bently Heritage Estate Distillery

Briggs of Burton were honored to take part in such an exciting and challenging project and look forward to sampling some of spirit laid down by the Bently Heritage (BH) team in the future.

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7th January 2019

IBD BFBi Engineering Symposium 2019, February 7 , DCCC

Briggs of Burton will again be sponsoring the IBD BFBi Engineering Symposium 2019, on February 7th at Derbyshire County Cricket Club (DCCC). The focus of the seminar is to provide an Engineering Seminar on “Fluid Flow & Solid/Liquid Separation” to support the IBD members in their examinations.

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14th December 2018

Christmas Jumper Day 2018

Seasons Greeting from Briggs of Burton. Picture shows several members of the Briggs of Burton team supporting the SaveTheChildren Christmas Jumper Day.    

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4th December 2018

Briggs Nominated for National Apprenticeship Awards-Newcomer of the Year 2018

Briggs of Burton recently attended the first Learning Unlimited National Apprenticeship Awards ceremony and were proudly nominated for Newcomer of the Year.

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Briggs of Burton stands out by providing strong Process Engineering capability and distilling prowess

Briggs of Burton are proud to have been associated with Chivas Brothers and to have worked closely with their engineering team to expand a number of their Scottish malt distilleries.

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13th November 2018

BrauBeviale2018, 13 – 15 November 2018, Nuremberg

Several members of the Briggs of Burton team will be at Brau Beviale, 13 – 14 November 2018, in Nuremberg. If you are attending and would like to catch up, then stop by our sister company Ziemann Holvrieka’s stand in Hall 9 / 9-363.

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26th October 2018

Briggs of Burton Outshines At China Brew China Bev In Shanghai 2018 Exhibition

Briggs of Burton recently attended the China Brew China Beverage Exhibition from the 23rd October-26th October 2018 held in Shanghai’s New International Expo Center.

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6th July 2018

Briggs of Burton wins RoSPA Gold Award

Burton business who has been a major employer for nearly 300 years in the town is leading the way in workplace safety

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