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.”
"Since joining BHBPA we have found it to be a dynamic and vibrant members’ organisation, with excellent, regular and informative meetings.
Peter Liddell does a first class job in ensuring that members’ interests are aired and addressed.
"I am delighted to have a long-standing relationship with the BHBPA. Since its foundation the Association has gone from strength to strength and there is no doubt that it has brought huge benefits to its members and the business community as a whole through the partnerships it has formed with the local authorities, Sussex Police and local organisations. It is paramount that Burgess Hill businesses have an effective collective voice."
"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. "
"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."