James Briggs expands into Africa

James Briggs expands into Africa

Manchester chemical manufacturer James Briggs is making inroads into Africa after striking a deal with a French distributor.

James Briggs Ltd., one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of aerosols and consumer chemicals, has secured its first sales in Central and West Africa after signing a deal with French distributor Firex.

Through Firex, James Briggs will supply private label maintenance products to countries including Cameroon, Senegal and Mali, amongst many others.

With the chancellor’s autumn statement setting out plans to invest in productivity, and UK export activity on the up, James Briggs is seizing the opportunity to expand its global presence.

CEO Tim Pugh said: “Our current focus is to expand the supply of our high-quality, British-manufactured products in emerging overseas markets, and our new partnership with Firex will help further this global strategy.

“James Briggs continues to look beyond the single market as an opportunity for long-term growth.

“We are excited to commence and then grow sales in Central and West Africa, expanding our international reach.

“It’s testament to the quality of our in-house design and technical capabilities that we can cap the year with distributors in so many far-afield markets making James Briggs their partner of choice.”


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