Posted on 3rd February 2017
2016 was a record year for Human Machine Interfaces specialist EAO. The company based in Albert Drive, Burgess Hill has been awarded many new rail contracts to supply switch panels on new rolling stock for Cross Rail, Intercity Express and London Overground trains. Their products are designed and manufactured in the EAO factory in Switzerland and distributed locally by EAO who have been in Burgess Hill for over 30 years. 2017 will continue this growth trend as they have now expanded their operations in Burgess Hill to take responsibility for Scandinavia.
Commenting on this , Alex Grout MD of EAO UK says “The staff and management are very motivated by the successes of 2016. We are not seeing any slow down. It’s quite the opposite. And with the projects we have planned for 2017, our site in Burgess Hill goes from strength to strength. Our North Europe home is Burgess Hill and we have no plans to be anywhere else.”
"If Carlsberg did networking they would do it the BHBPA way. Each event is packed with great ideas, thought provoking presentations and fun. As a small business we feel supported and part of the community. We have built friendships and business relationships and there is always plenty of advice on hand to benefit us all so don’t hesitate to join whatever the nature of your business. "
"The BHBPA is the most effective and dynamic business organisation I have ever worked with in over 30 years in Local Government. It has a very active and large membership whose points of view are taken seriously by all government structures. Peter Liddell does an excellent job in providing unique and enjoyable networking opportunities where members interact and discuss points of mutual interest. It provides a forum for businesses to discuss common issues, to share experiences and to play a powerful and meaningful role in the Burgess Hill community. The BHBPA provides important and credible support for all its members and ensures that their best interests are represented where necessary. "
""BHBPA is a really well organised and run group, great for networking and benefitting from knowledgeable local speakers with real business insight. Peter brings enthusiasm and humour which helps drive the association forward. I am glad to be part of it.""
"This association was started with a lot of effort from a few local businessmen and has proved to be a very powerful and useful tool for our business. The BHBPA has influence at the top level; when action is needed, the BHBPA gets it done. We are kept in touch with all that is happening on our doorstep and will often act because of what is published in the weekly emails / newsletters."