28 February 2019

Briar at 20th China International Agrochemical & Crop Protection Exhibition

Briar Chemicals will be attending CAC 2019 in Shanghai, China 5-7th March 2019. For the first time ever Briar will be attending China International Agrochemical & Crop Protection Exhibiton: “The world’s largest one-stop platform for agrochemical trade, exchange and cooperation.” The exhibition boasts 1300+ agrochemical suppliers exhibiting from over 30 countries and  33000+ industry professionals […]

6 February 2019

Preparing students for the future at UTCN CV & Interview Skills Day

Briar Chemicals boost students CV and Interview skills at University Technical College Norfolk (UTCN) event. Last week, University Technical College Norfolk (UTCN) held their annual CV and Interview Skills day for their Year 13 cohort. UTCN provide education for students who have interest in engineering, science, maths and computing and specialise in advanced engineering and […]

20 December 2018

Insight into Industry 2018

Briar Chemicals has hosted several successful Insight into Industry visits this year for students in the local Norfolk Community. Last month, a team of Briar’s chemists and chemical engineers welcomed pupils currently studying chemistry and other sciences at University Technical College Norfolk (UTCN). In 2018, students of various ages have visited the Briar Chemicals site from the University of […]

23 November 2018

Young Scientists flourish at RSC Science Investigation Day

For over 15 years, the Science Investigation Day run by the Royal Society of Chemistry has been hosted at Briar Chemicals. The aim of the day is to challenge teams of young scientists from schools throughout the region with experiments and tasks they have never seen before. Each participating school had a team of 4 […]

9 November 2018

UEA students discover industrial scale Chemistry

On Wednesday 24th October 2018 a group of Chemistry and Biochemistry students from the University of East Anglia were welcomed for an afternoon at our Norwich site. 8 Students from UEA in second year of studying Chemistry and Biochemistry spent the afternoon taking a tour of the  site, first looking at our technical laboratories and […]

26 October 2018

Chemistry Day Spectacular at Norwich Science Festival 2018

Briar Chemicals are proud to have sponsored a brilliant and spectacular Chemistry Day at Norwich Science Festival. The 3rd Norwich Science Festival kicked off on Friday 19th October with a speech from one of this year’s patrons, evolutionary biologist and broadcaster, Dr Ben Garrod. The Forum’s atrium in Norwich City centre was transformed into “The […]

25 October 2018

Briar invites Yr 8 students to explore careers in STEM

Students from Taverham Hall were invited to visit our Norwich site and talk to our STEM specialists. During the visit, the students were given a tour of our chemical production facility, this included a close look at our control rooms and laboratories. Our technical specialists and engineers from various career stages including recent graduates and […]

28 July 2018

Statement 28/07/2018

One of our colleagues, Rob Cranston, tragically lost his life yesterday (27th July) and the company extends its deepest sympathies to all affected. Rob was a hugely liked and much valued colleague and friend and everyone at the company is devastated by his loss. We are fully co-operating with the Police and the Health & […]

27 July 2018

Statement 27/07/2018

There has been an accident on site this afternoon and tragically one of our colleagues was seriously injured and died in hospital As you will understand, the police are on site and have started their investigation There is no risk to our neighbours or the general public. All of our other staff are accounted for […]

9 November 2017

Briar Chemicals welcomes Engineering Apprentices

Two Apprentice Maintenance Engineers joined Briar Chemicals this summer to start their training to become qualified engineers. Jacob, 18 years old and Niall, 17 years old enrolled on a four-year engineering apprenticeship course at the EEF Engineering Training Centre in Birmingham, as part of Briar’s Apprenticeship Programme. The young apprentices will spend their first year […]