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Burbidge finds the perfect fit as it opens its doors to new Simply Burbidge range
Burbidge, leading kitchen frontals and accessories manufacturer, has appointed a new operations director to oversee the businesses' two factory sites in Coventry.
Mike Proctor joins the business bringing with him over 25 years' experience within the furniture manufacturing industry. Mike's new role helps to drive the manufacturing process of the Burbidge's elegant new Simply Burbidge range.
Designed to support retailers by enabling them to fulfil the needs of customers, this entry-level timber range, is innovative in design, craftsmanship and quality. For customers seeking the height of current design, but with a smaller middle-market budget, it's affordable luxury at its finest.
Mike comments: "Burbidge is a lovely family-run business, with a strong onus on exceptional craftsmanship, design and customer service.
"With the new launch of the Simply Burbidge collection, I will be able to drive forward this new middle-market product for our loyal retailers and customers. It is the perfect fit for my background and I look forward to helping improve product manufacturing efficiency even further, while also implementing new practices and technologies which will continue to push boundaries in innovative production."
Ben Burbidge, managing director at Burbidge comments: "Mike's 25 years' experience is just what we were looking for; he is already starting to look at cultural changes within the factories and incorporating improvements to make Burbidge an even more efficient manufacturer.
"Mike's role will include overseeing our two Coventry sites and directing the design and purchasing teams, as well as the production line. His role is integral in keeping Burbidge ahead of design trends and making sure our prices are competitive especially with our new Simply Burbidge range. He is a much welcomed member to the company."
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