Award-winning firm sets sights on Airshow

Flying high at Farnborough

HIGH FLYERS: Barnbrook head of engineering Keith Smith, left, and chief technology officer Andrew Barnett, right

A multi-award-winning Fareham company is setting its sight on its most successful Farnborough International Airshow so far.

Barnbrook Systems Ltd will be showcasing and launching innovative new products when it attends the iconic event for the 11th consecutive time from Monday July 11 to Friday July 15.

More than 100,000 trade visitors are expected during the week along with 1,500 aerospace and defence companies from 39 countries.

The bi-ennial airshow will then be open to the public from July 15 to 17 with another 100,000 visitors set to enjoy a host of exhibitions, attractions, activities and aerial displays, including the Red Arrows.

Family firm Barnbrook Systems will be based in a prominent position on stand B120 in exhibition hall one with the Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC) during the week.

Barnbrook Systems Ltd managing director Anthony Barnett with Prime Minister David Cameron on opening day of Farnborough International Airshow 2014

SHAKERS AND MOVERS: Barnbrook Systems Ltd managing director Anthony Barnett with Prime Minister David Cameron on opening day of Farnborough International Airshow 2014

Managing director Tony Barnett met PM David Cameron on the opening day of the last airshow in 2014.

Andrew Barnett, chief technology officer at Barnbrook Systems, said: “Farnborough International Airshow is the most important event in our business calendar in 2016.

“We will be showcasing our innovative products, market leading services and full system capabilities during the week.

“These include our pioneering inflight refuelling technology, aerospace contactors and engine controls.

“Our award winning BlueCube remote condition monitoring technology and its newly upgraded wi-fi enabled sensors will also be on display.”

Andrew added: ‘Despite the EU Referendum vote, our products and services are global and we have never been better prepared to meet the challenges and businesses opportunities worldwide.

“We had a record airshow in 2014 and, with a more prominent stand and higher profile, anticipate an even more successful event in 2016.”

Forty-strong Barnbrook Systems is a leading designer, developer and manufacturer of many types of electro-mechanical and electronic switching devices for multiple sectors.

Airshow stand is largest yet

Andrew, MD Tony and head of engineering Keith Smith will head Barnbrook’s largest team so far at Farnborough.

Andrew recently became membership chairman of the FAC, a not-for-profit organisation which is the longest established aerospace and defence trade body in the UK.

Barnbrook Systems is also a long-serving member of aerospace, defence, security and space group ADS. It is a prime contractor and subcontractor to the UK MOD, overseas Governments and many other major companies.

Its customers include Leonardo-Finmeccanica, BAE Systems, Boeing, Rolls-Royce, Gulfstream, Safran, GE Aviation and Eaton.

Barnbrook is a firm supporter of the National Aerospace Technology Programme to help SMEs develop innovative technologies to win business with higher tier companies worldwide.

  • Barnbrook’s awards and honours over the past two years include the National Passenger Safety title at UK Rail Industry Awards 2014, Supplier of the Year at Light Rail Industry Awards in 2014, Innovation of the Year at the Solent Business Awards 2015 and Best Use of Technology honour at the South Coast Business Awards in 2015. Barnbrook was Highly Commended in the Technical Innovation category at Light Rail Industry Awards in 2014 and in Innovation of the Year Award at the Portsmouth News Business Excellence Awards 2015. It was a finalist in the Digital Pioneer and Mobile Technology categories at UK Rail Industry Awards 2016.

Contact account director James Tourgout on 07827 806400 and for more details.