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19th May 2023

Double win for McMillan Coppersmiths

It was a double win for McMillan Coppersmiths and Fabricators last night at the Made in Scotland Awards. Held at the Glasgow Science Centre, McMillan were singled out against several leading manufacturers across the country for; Manufacturer of the Year – The team were applauded for their efforts in continuing to handcraft traditional Scottish copper distillation […]

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17th May 2023

Briggs give back to the YMCA food bank

During the month of April, we gave back to the YMCA Food Bank charity in Burton on Trent. Following a Briggs Community Sponsorship & Support Fund application, our team collected much needed monetary and food donations from across the business. Members of our team brought in food donations from local supermarkets containing many long life […]

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9th May 2023

Diamond Sponsors at WDSC 2023

Briggs of Burton (Briggs) are excited to be Diamond Sponsors at the Worldwide Distilled Spirits Conference (WDSC) in Edinburgh and look forward to hosting global delegates at the Briggs Social Evening on Wednesday 10th May. Our team of engineers will be delivering presentations and workshops throughout the week, sharing their knowledge on core distilling technologies […]

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1st May 2023

Meet Briggs at RDD 2023

The Briggs Pharma team will be exhibiting at the RDD Conference in Nice this week promoting our projects in the inhalant manufacturing industry. Briggs of Burton are market leaders in designing, engineering and installing pressurised Metered Dose Inhaler (pMDI) mixing systems for HFA-134a, HFA-152a and HFO-1234ze propellants. Interfacing with up/ downstream equipment suppliers Briggs lead the end to end […]

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13th April 2023

Briggs shortlisted for three major awards

Briggs of Burton have been shortlisted for three major awards at the upcoming Made in the Midlands Awards held at the prestigious Macdonald Burlington Hotel in Birmingham. The awards will celebrate prominent manufacturers in the region, demonstrating their ambition to continue growing UK manufacturing alongside international markets. Briggs have been shortlisted for the following categories […]

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11th April 2023

Briggs of Burton strengthens ties to Scotland with new office

A continuing surge in contracts within the booming Scotch whisky industry has led to specialist process engineers and sustainability experts, Briggs of Burton, to open a new Scottish hub. Since 2010, when Briggs of Burton completed its first Scottish project with Loch Lomond Distillery, the company has seen tremendous growth. The Scotch whisky sector saw […]

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20th March 2023

Meet Briggs of Burton at IBD Asia Pacific

The Briggs of Burton team are on in Adelaide, Australia to exhibit at the Institute of Brewing & Distilling Asia Pacific Convention this week. Briggs will be exhibiting alongside our sister companies Ziemann Holvrieka and DME Process Systems Ltd. promoting their global brewing and distilled spirits project delivery. Come and speak to Robert Buxton, John Hancock and Liam Deery on Stand 27 […]

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8th February 2023

Record breaking year sees further expansion at Global Technical Centre

Briggs of Burton is increasing its pharmaceutical manufacturing capability with further expansion plans at our multi-million-pound Global Technical Centre. Briggs has started work to create a brand new purpose-built clean assembly manufacturing facility at our headquarters in Burton on Trent. Only two years after completing a major extension to our Global Technical Centre the investment […]

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6th February 2023

Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week

We are proud to be celebrating National Apprenticeship Week at Briggs of Burton! This week, we will be celebrating our talented Craft & Technical Apprentices who are based at our Global Technical Centre in Burton on Trent. Every year, we offer several Craft and Technical apprenticeship positions giving our apprentices the opportunity to build valuable […]

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29th January 2023

Briggs win at Make UK National Awards

We are very pleased to share that Briggs of Burton has won the very prestigious Business Growth & Strategy award at the Make UK National Gala Dinner in London. Briggs were joined by manufacturers across the country celebrating the very best of UK manufacturing and upcoming young talent in the industry. Ayesha Hazarika, compere, for the […]

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23rd January 2023

Make UK National Awards Gala Dinner

Briggs of Burton is delighted to announce that we have been nominated for the national Business Growth & Strategy category at the upcoming Make UK National Awards Gala Dinner. The awards held on Thursday 26th January in Canary Wharf, London will see Briggs go head-to-head with other UK regional winners of the category for the […]

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20th January 2023

Amardeep Singh becomes IMechE Fellow

Congratulations to Amardeep Singh for receiving his Fellow status from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). Amardeep has successfully achieved the highest grade of membership from the IMechE as a result of his significant contribution to Mechanical engineering, experience in a leadership position and demonstrating technical excellence throughout his career. We caught up with Amardeep recently who shared his journey and his inspiration to becoming […]

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18th January 2023

IChemE reaccredits Briggs of Burton

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Accredited Company Training Scheme (ACTS) programme have re-accredited our Engineering Graduate Scheme for a further four years. The IChemE assessors were particularly impressed by the following efforts at Briggs; Positive enthusiasm and attitude of scheme trainees and mentors Scheme documentation and associated quality control Company support for the scheme and its accreditation […]

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23rd December 2022

Seasons Greetings from Briggs of Burton

Season’s Greetings from Briggs of Burton! 🎄 ☃ 🎅 🎁 🎉 🥃 Thank you to our global team, customers and suppliers for your continued support in helping us deliver projects across the Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical industries. This Christmas, full of festive and engineering spirit, it is with great pleasure that the Briggs of Burton team is making […]

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17th November 2022

Come and meet Briggs at DDL 2022

The Briggs Pharma team will be exhibiting at the upcoming Drug Delivery to the Lungs (DDL) conference in Edinburgh from the 7th-9th December. We are world renowned for designing, building, and installing current and next generation pressurised Metered Dose Inhaler (pMDI) Mixing Systems for the biggest pharmaceutical manufacturers. Whether it be the design of a HFA conditioning […]

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4th November 2022

Come and meet Briggs at ISPE

Briggs of Burton is attending this year’s International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) UK Affiliate Conference! The ISPE is a national conference bringing together all corners of the pharmaceutical industry. This year’s event is at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds on the 10th of November 2022.  Briggs of Burton is a global partner for turnkey pharmaceutical […]

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19th October 2022

Briggs of Burton win at Make UK

We are delighted to share that Briggs of Burton has won the “Business Growth & Strategy” award at the Make UK Midlands & East Regional Dinner last night!   Briggs of Burton are at the forefront of supporting both UK Manufacturing and Engineering by delivering large EPC projects for the biggest beer, distilled spirits, food and pharmaceutical brands […]

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23rd September 2022

Briggs win ‘Transformation Project of the Year’

Rachael Ward and Louise Jones picked up the runner-up award on behalf of Briggs of Burton for the ‘Transformation Project of the Year’ category at the ERP Today Awards yesterday. Up against 67 other companies, ERP Today applauded Briggs’ digital transformation journey with SAP S/4 Hana Cloud for its positive impact and value created for all stakeholders globally. Following […]

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14th September 2022

RoSPA Winners for a 5th Consecutive Year

“Be Safe” is a core value at Briggs of Burton.​ It’s deeply embedded in our culture and part of ‘The BRIGGS Way’ in all that we do. “Every day the people we influence return home safe and well​.” We are pleased to share that Briggs of Burton has won a RoSPA Gold Award for the 5th consecutive year. The award is a testament to our […]

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9th September 2022

Her Majesty The Queen: 1926 – 2022

On behalf of Briggs of Burton, we are deeply saddened at the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Her legacy bears testament to her inspirational and unfaltering sense of duty, as well as her selfless commitment to our country and the Commonwealth. Our thoughts are with the Royal Family as we mourn her passing […]

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6th September 2022

Double nomination at the Make UK Awards

Briggs of Burton are at the forefront of supporting both UK Manufacturing and Engineering. We support some of the biggest beer, distilled spirits, food and pharmaceutical brands globally by delivering large EPC projects. Briggs have been shortlisted for not just one but two categories this year. Last year, we achieved runner’s up for the Business Growth and Strategy category. This […]

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24th August 2022

Briggs’ Corporate Partnership with APM

Briggs of Burton have recently formed a corporate partnership with APM (Association for Project Management). As a corporate partner, Briggs are joining over 460 organisations from an array of sectors. Organisations that all share a passion for development of their project management knowledge and competencies. APM is a great partner for Briggs as it formalises […]

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21st July 2022

Congratulations to Mark Phillips on achieving his Fellow status from the IChemE

Congratulations to Mark Phillips for receiving his Fellow status from the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE). Mark has successfully achieved the highest grade of membership from the IChemE as a result of his significant contribution to chemical engineering, experience in a leadership position and demonstrating technical excellence throughout his career. We caught up with Mark recently who shared his journey […]

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20th July 2022

Briggs Group Awards Event

It was great to see so many of our team attend the Briggs Group Awards event at the Branston Golf and Country Club in person or virtually last week. A big thank you to everyone for supporting us and we hope you all had a great time coming together as BR1GGS. The award’s event celebrated the […]

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19th July 2022

Briggs named ERP Today Finalists

ERP Today have officially announced that Briggs of Burton and Sapphire are finalists for the “Transformation Project of the Year” category. With award categories covering individual distinction, project excellence and product innovation, the ERP Today Awards provide a powerful opportunity to demonstrate innovative leadership, customer success and responsibility. The application highlighted the successful partnership between Sapphire Systems and Briggs’ to […]

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16th June 2022

Briggs’ Engineering Director features in podcast

Briggs of Burton’s Engineering Director, George Crombie recently joined Thinking it Better’s ‘One Thought at a Time’ podcast. George began his journey surrounded by engineering and crafting from a young age. Taking his passion of understanding how things are put together, he joined Briggs on a summer internship which led to his current role of […]

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10th June 2022

Briggs of Burton forms strategic partnership to explore new carbon reducing technologies

Ardgowan Distillery announced the appointment of Briggs of Burton in October 2021 last year to lead the design, build and engineering of their carbon negative distillery. Now, both Ardgowan and Briggs have joined forces with Heriot Watt University’s International Centre for Brewing and Distilling (ICBD) exploring new carbon reducing technologies. Close to 500,000 tonnes of carbon […]

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8th June 2022

Briggs win Manufacturer of the Year Award

Briggs of Burton are proud winners of the prestigious Manufacturer of the Year category at Insider Media’s “Made in the Midlands” awards. The awards evening hosted at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel in Birmingham celebrated the region’s top manufacturers. Above all, the evening recognised products, innovations, and ideas over the past 12 months. Our team attended […]

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27th January 2022

Triple accreditation for Briggs sees scheme expand to create next generation of innovative engineers

Briggs of Burton have created a dedicated training centre at their headquarters to support the next generation of innovative engineers. The Briggs Engineering Graduate Training Scheme, which has now been recognised by all three of the industry’s leading professional bodies, aims to make a career in engineering accessible to all as it looks to recruit […]

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22nd December 2021

Season’s Greetings from Briggs of Burton

As 2021 comes to an end, we would like to thank you all for your continued support this year. Briggs’ success is underpinned by our team, and it is only through their commitment and resilience that we can continue to successfully deliver world class turnkey engineering projects. To celebrate our fantastic year, here is a […]

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21st December 2021

Briggs of Burton celebrate completion of RISE with SAP Integration

Celebrations took place at Briggs of Burton‘s Global Technical Centre this month as we officially went live with our fully integrated SAP S/4HANA Cloud system. Briggs of Burton were the first UK based company this year to sign up to the integration of SAP’s new RISE offering giving us a comprehensive and intelligent business-transformation tool in line with our growth […]

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Ardgowan Distillery complete official inauguration at Briggs Global Technical Centre

It was great to capture the inauguration of Ardgowan Distillery Company Limited by Martin McAdam and Jessica Skelton into Briggs of Burton‘s customer project wall at the Global Technical Centre in Burton on Trent. Briggs, designs, engineers, and builds distilleries around the world, and are delighted to work with Ardgowan on their new distillery in Inverkip, Scotland. The project takes a […]

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16th December 2021

Briggs of Burton raise over £10,000 for Movember

Its been a Movember to Remember at Briggs of Burton this year! Our team has raised an impressive £10,250 in helping to change men’s health for the better! Our Movember team went above and beyond by: – Growing some impressive moustaches (which one is your favourite?) – Accumalating over 1,000 km of exercise activity throughout the month – Leading […]

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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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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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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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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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