IBD Scottish Section Dinner 2024

Together, we will raise a dram and celebrate the finest Scotch whiskies, many of which are valued customers of ours.

The IBD Scottish Section are pleased to announce the 2024 Annual Dinner will take place at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Glasgow.

The Briggs team have been supporting the IBD Scottish Section Dinner for many years and are looking forward to hosting our customers at the evening dinner this year. The team are looking forward to re-connecting with familiar faces in the Distilled Spirits industry as well as networking with new professionals across the sector. The gathering presents a valuable opportunity to establish meaningful connections with distilleries throughout Scotland making them aware of Briggs’ turnkey Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) capabilities and McMillan Coppersmiths handcrafted Scottish copper distillation equipment. It will also be great to see guests commemorate the achievements from students completing their IBD examinations.

English Whisky Guild

Briggs of Burton is proud to announce its collaboration with the English Whisky industry by hosting the English Whisky Guild (EWG) at our Global Technical Centre. This marks a significant moment as English Whisky, an industry currently comprising over 49 distilleries either actively distilling or planning to start within the next two years, continues to expand and evolve.

The EWG, a recently formed representative body for the English Whisky sector, includes 23 members and 14 Board members. These members represent a diverse range of distilleries, both large and small, encompassing the full spectrum of the industry. The Guild plays a crucial role in shaping the future of English Whisky, emphasising the importance of a sustainable and responsible supply chain for the sector’s growth and prosperity.

As a founding associate member of the EWG, Briggs of Burton is at the forefront of this exciting industry. We are honoured to offer a platform for members to meet, network, and build relationships with our board and the wider membership. These interactions are pivotal in fostering collaboration and innovation within the whisky community.

This collaboration underscores our dedication to the English Whisky industry and our commitment to supporting its growth. By partnering with the EWG and its members, Briggs of Burton is excited to play an integral role in shaping the future of English Whisky, driven by innovation, sustainability, and a shared passion for excellence.

IChemE – Blending Hygienic Process Industries

Briggs of Burton is pleased to host an event for the IChemE showcasing our breadth and depth in process engineering. Particularly in hygienic processes essential to the brewing, distilled spirits and pharmaceutical industries. This event will be an enriching experience for chemical engineering professionals and enthusiasts alike, providing a comprehensive view of our innovative applications and solutions.

Attendees will have the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in a world of advanced engineering, with a special focus on brewing, distilling and pharmaceutical processes. Our team will demonstrate the diverse range of applications we handle, from the intricacies of brewing technology to the precision required in pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Networking will be a key component of this event, offering a chance for professionals to connect, share insights, and explore potential collaborations. Additionally, we will host a career development activity, designed to inspire and guide those looking to forge a path in this dynamic field.

Highlighting the event will be personal stories and project highlights from the Briggs of Burton team. Our engineers will share their experiences in working on some of the most significant brewing and distilling projects globally. A special focus will be on our recent achievements in Mexico, where we are undertaking our largest project to date, building three Tequila facilities in Jalisco.

The event will shine a spotlight on Briggs’ recent multi-million-pound investment in a dedicated Pharmaceutical Systems Assembly (PSA) facility in Burton on Trent. This facility is at the forefront of designing, engineering, and building bespoke pharmaceutical skids and systems. Attendees will gain insights into the processes involved in delivering a range of pharmaceutical projects, notably pressurised Metered Dose Inhalers (pMDI’s) for treating COPD. Our capability extends to delivering projects for a variety of liquid and semi-solid medicines, demonstrating our versatility and commitment to quality.

Join us at this event to witness how Briggs of Burton is leading the way in process engineering, contributing to advancements in brewing and pharmaceutical industries through innovation, precision, and a commitment to excellence.

BrauBeviale 2023

Join Briggs of Burton in Nuremberg for the Brau Beviale Exhibition

Visit our booth to discuss how we can help you with your next brewery or distillery expansion project.

Join us at the BrauBeviale, a premier global beverage industry capital equipment trade exhibition. Discover Briggs of Burton and our sister companies, Ziemann Holvrieka and DME Process Systems, as we showcase our turnkey Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) project capabilities for Brewing, Distilled Spirits, and Hard Seltzer facilities. With a focus on safety, efficiency, and sustainability, our group of companies will help you achieve your liquid food project goals.

From engineering feasibility studies to full turnkey EPC project delivery, our dedicated teams work closely with clients, providing a continually evolving service commitment. Our Group boasts a rich history and a future centered on sustainability and digital transformation. Together, we have played a vital role in bringing to life renowned brands in the liquid food industry.

Briggs team in attendance:

Rob Buxton
Rob Buxton
CEO – Managing Director
Kevin Leach
Kevin Leach
CCO – Sales & Commercial Director

Make UK National Manufacturing Day, Global Technical Centre

Opening our doors to inspire the next generation of engineers to work at Briggs of Burton

We are excited to invite the John Taylor Free School to our Global Technical Centre on the 28 of September supporting the Make UK.

business operations and provide an insight into the range of job opportunities we have on offer.

On the 28th of September, we will open the doors to our Global Technical Centre, inviting students from the John Taylor Free School in Burton on Trent to explore and understand the exciting opportunities we offer across all our departments.

Our HR team is committed to promoting early career development. We actively engage with schools and colleges in the area to recruit young apprentices and inspire the next generation of engineers at graduate level. This event is a fantastic opportunity for students to experience the world of engineering and manufacturing up close.

During this exclusive event, we will host 60 students, accompanied by their teachers, on an insightful inside-the-factory tour of our manufacturing facility. They will see first-hand how we design and build innovative systems and equipment, which play a pivotal role in enabling the world’s biggest companies to produce the food, beverages, and medicines that we consume.

Additionally, students will have the chance to meet our current apprentices, graduates, and experienced engineers. They will share their personal journeys, experiences, and day-to-day roles at Briggs of Burton. They are eager to answer any questions and provide guidance to young minds interested in pursuing a career in engineering and manufacturing.

We are committed to promoting the value of craft and technical apprenticeships as viable alternative routes post-school or college. Our goal is to attract diverse talent, to join us in shaping the future of engineering.

Briggs team supporting event:

Julie Fletcher