Bürkert price freeze for January
Fluid control giants, Bürkert, have shrugged off the post-Brexit economic doom and gloom with a price freeze for January. The valves and instrumentation expert’s welcome announcement was made possible thanks to their investment in modern manufacturing techniques, which in turn has allowed them to pass on their price promise to customers.
List price freeze for January 2017
Bürkert has bucked the industry trend for price increases by implementing a list price freeze for January 2017. While many other manufacturers have already announced price increases of between 5% and 11%, Bürkert aims to maintain current list price levels for its customers.
Recent changes in Euro and USD exchange rates with Sterling have increased pressure on manufacturers to raise UK prices in order to maintain their margins. However, Bürkert’s investment in modern manufacturing technology has enabled it to withstand significant external pressures from currency exchange rates.
Essential elements for fluid control processes
Neil Saunders, General Manager for Bürkert UK and Ireland, explains: “Bürkert Fluid Control Systems is the first fluid control manufacturer in the UK to announce a post-Brexit list price freeze in 2017. As we promised last year, we have driven through our commitment to absorbing or offsetting any cost increases through ever-improving production methods inside our factories. We have maximised the use of high technology automation systems together with continuously reviewing our global supply routes, but without risking our reliable and committed supply chain.
“Bürkert has committed to never raise prices mid-contract or more broadly unless influences stretch beyond its control.” As more businesses look to improve efficiency and reliability in order to remain competitive, it is important to source high quality process control components. For its part, Bürkert continues to support its customers by continuing to develop new technologies as well as providing all the essential elements for fluid control processes.
Bürkert Fluid Control Systems is one of the leading manufacturers of control and measuring systems for fluids and gases. The products have a wide variety of applications and are used by breweries and laboratories as well as in medical engineering and space technology. The company employs over 2,500 people and has a comprehensive network of branches in 36 countries world-wide.
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