Smith Brothers & Webb Benefits from Investment in Overseas Rail Infrastructure

Alcester Based Company Wins £2.5 Million of New Business

Vehicle and rail washing solutions specialists Smith Bros & Webb, has won over £2.5 million of new business as investment increases in overseas railway networks. 
Contracts have been won far and wide including the Mumbai Monorail and Metro for which Smith Bros & Webb is providing two Britannia Train Wash plants together with installations for Peenya & BYP in Bangalore, Taiwan and Hong Kong with several others in the pipeline.

It is a market to which Smith Bros & Webb is ideally suited as every rail project is different and requires the bespoke input which Smith Bros is able to provide.
With a pedigree spanning back to 1886, Smith Bros & Webb designs and manufactures its own wash equipment under the brand name of Britannia.
The Britannia train washing system can be designed to accommodate any type of rolling stock and will efficiently wash anything from one single car to up to 200 carriages per hour setting the company apart from the competition.

Smith Bros & Webb has become synonymous with quality and longevity and is one which has been at the forefront of the market in providing vehicle washing and Contained Effluent Transfer Systems (CETs) for over sixty years.
Innovation has always been at the very core of the Britannia operation and it boasts an impressive product portfolio. 

Britannia Director Andy Barracliffe commented:  “The global rail industry is going through a period of change particularly in Europe and Asia as investment is made in rail networks.

“There is no doubt there are exciting times ahead.  Our experience and reputation is unmatched in the marketplace placing us in an ideal position to capitalise on the growth in the marketplace and create a business which is at the forefront of the global vehicle washing marketplace. “

Smith Bros & Webb has Britannia washing and CET systems throughout the UK as well as in Portugal, Turkey, Greece, Syria, Iran, Sri-Lanka, Hong Kong, China, India and Australia.  Export currently accounts for 20% of sales which Smith Bros & Webb sees increasing substantially over the next 12 months. 

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