GREAT BARRINGTON Mass., February 2022/Berkshire Corporation, a world leader in manufacturing cleanroom products, announced Berkshire International, Ltd. recently completed the new headquarters and manufacturing facility in Wymondham, Norfolk, UK.
Will Baeker, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, noted: “This state-of-the-art, 1900 sq/m facility will strengthen our continued investment in the future of our industry-leading products and storage capabilities. We are confident that our new Wymondham facility will provide exceptional local product manufacturing combined with logistical and operational expertise. In addition, this new location will allow our continuous focus on customers’ needs and their success within the UK and European markets.”
Further to that, David Eagle, Senior Operations Manager, added: “The new manufacturing facility will deliver continuity of supply to our region with the increasing demand for our vital cleanroom products while offering the opportunity for further expansion. In addition, with its strategic geographic location and proximity to a diverse number of transportation routes and ports, it is an ideal location for this new facility.”
From a global sales standpoint, John Long, Berkshire’s Vice President of Global Sales, shared his thoughts on the expansion by adding, “Berkshire is proud to announce the opening of our new facility in Wymondham, UK. In a period of extraordinary global change, we have experienced remarkable growth, and this expansion reflects Berkshire’s commitment to our European partners and customers by providing the scale necessary to meet the growth requirements for years to come.”
Berkshire International’s investment in Wymondham is part of a larger global strategy to build flexible and dynamic production capacity in the UK and across key European regions. With increased output from other recent site expansions in the US and Asia, Berkshire is helping meet ongoing customer demand for cleanroom consumables and solutions that consistently minimise the risk of product and process contamination. Berkshire is proud to exceed those needs by providing the highest quality-controlled environment products – and making it easy for manufacturers to manage and control their supply chain.
For more than 55 years, Berkshire has been a global leader in cleanroom consumable products, developing, manufacturing, and supplying products for critical cleaning within contamination control environments. Berkshire products deliver superior performance, consistent quality, enhanced productivity, and the lowest total cost in use for Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, Medical devices, Laboratory, Microelectronics, Automotive, and Aerospace industries worldwide. With manufacturing facilities in the US, UK, and Asia, our extensive product line for cleanrooms and controlled environments includes a comprehensive range of wipes in knitted, woven, nonwoven, presaturated, and sterile and non-sterile wipes, disinfectants, swabs, face masks, paper and mopping systems. All Berkshire manufacturing facilities are ISO 9001:2015 registered, ensuring we manufacture products under a recognized quality management system with consistent quality and continual improvement goals.