Expansion in Great Britain
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B & R Industrial Automation Corp.
1250 Northmeadow Parkway, S-100
Roswell, GA, 30076
Press release date: February 1, 2009
B&R opened its second office in Great Britain at the beginning of December. As an integral part of ongoing expansion plans, the new subsidiary in Andover, located in the county of Hampshire, represents an important strategic connection to machine manufacturing customers in the south of Great Britain.
The new office manager is Chris Hansford, who brings with him extensive technological and market expertise with more than 20 years of experience in the field of automation. He has been a member of B&R's team for two years. "The new office in Andover will enable us to better meet the local demands of our machine manufacturing customers for high-quality automation technologies", says the new office manager and B&R expert.
The branch office in Peterborough has been representing B&R for over 20 years.
B&R company profile B&R is the world's largest and most successful private company in the area of automation equipment manufacturing. The motto "Perfection in Automation" has provided the foundation for the company since B&R was founded in 1979. Today, B&R employs 1,780 employees worldwide and has an exceptional global presence with more than 155 sales offices in over 60 countries.
B&R USA, based in Atlanta, GA, has been working closely with their customers since 1987. Since then, B&R USA has continuously grown as a sales and support organization through both direct sales offices and B&R's unique Automation Partner distribution network. Today, B&R USA has a network of more than 20 offices throughout the USA and is there for its customers locally.