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 some of the largest blue-chip companies in the world.
Siemens has been at the forefront of empowering the Food & Beverage sector with technology solutions for decades has now enhanced its Solution Partner Programme for the specific needs of the sector, in collaboration with leading system integrators across the UK and Ireland such as Briggs of Burton.
The revamped Solution Partner Programme brings to the table the whole gamut of offerings, including Automation integration concepts, Process optimisation, cloud and data analytics and energy reduction initiatives.
A key aspect of the F&B Siemens module is that it is in sync with the sector’s challenges around productivity, agility and the increasing priority of a decarbonisation and sustainability agenda, which is set to attain huge importance in view of the climate change crisis and government’s decarbonisation programme.
Global turnkey process engineering company Briggs of Burton continues to serve its customers with innovative and sustainable solutions in the F&B industry with Siemens’ support.
Matthew Sawdon, Operations Manager – Engineering said: “We are pleased to be part of the Siemens Solution Partner Programme with access to the Food & Beverage expert module. It provides us with access to the latest technology and concepts with a global perspective to ensure our customers remain ahead in their food production technologies.
“The extension of our partnership with this expert module, will help us to support all of our customers in the Food & Beverage segment with innovative and sustainable solutions.”
The systems integrators’ role includes upgrading equipment, retrofitting the upgrade, and generally looking at the bigger picture, with the ultimate goal of turning data into value. The Siemens Solution Partner Programme is a global initiative, which certifies companies to integrate Siemens’ technology into businesses.
“Siemens’ global focus on the Food and Beverage sector is giving great insight into solving many of the sector’s manufacturing challenges. Our expert partners, such as Briggs of Burton, will have access to this best practice and their domain knowledge will be able to assist customers with value added solutions, driving production efficiency with the deployed integrated technology,” said Keith Thornhill, Head of Food & Beverage UK and Ireland, Siemens Digital Industries.
“Our portfolio covers the depth and breadth of automation and digitalisation. By combining this incredible end to end offering with solution delivery expertise of the solution partners we are opening a whole new world of value driven solutions in Food & Beverage manufacturing.”
Thornhill explains: “With our new module, our expert partners will get monthly solutions training based on best practices from our experiences from around the globe. This will drive efficiency into their solution delivery and have the evidence to show ROI. Our goal is to give the end customer a de-risked integrated package, that is future proof and attainable.
“Our partners will be able to offer advanced technology lead solutions with various financial options to cater for all budgets and aspirations This will accelerate the decision-making process. deployment and bring business performance improvements on day one.”
The UK Food and Beverage industry, which had a turnover of more than £104.4bn in 2020 and represents almost 20% of total UK manufacturing1, is ripe for adoption of cutting-edge solutions that will boost productivity and improve energy efficiency to help combat climate change.