About Burger & Brown Engineering

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Burger & Brown Engineering Building 2016

Phil Burger founded Burger Engineering in 1978 after working nearly ten years as a mechanical engineer in the plastics industry. In the early years, Phil designed and built special equipment for manufacturers. In 1982, the company began building injection molds for area plastics companies. During its years as a mold-builder, Burger Engineering developed several unique and useful accessories for molders and launched the Smartflow® product line.

Mark Brown joined the firm in 1994 as Vice President. In 2002, the company name was officially changed to Burger & Brown Engineering. Mark purchased a majority position in the company and became the President in 2005.

ISO 9001:2015 Certification

In 2005, the company moved from Olathe, Kansas, into the current building in Grandview, Missouri. A renovation completed in 2016 increased the manufacturing and office space from 30,000 square feet to 50,000 square feet.

In 2014 Corey Brown joined the firm as a Project Engineer, became Engineering Manager in 2015, transitioned to Vice President in charge of daily operations in 2017, company President January 1, 2021, and CEO in June 2023.

Burger & Brown Engineering is internationally known for its SMARTFLOW ® proprietary products for the molding industry. Smartflow products comprises a line of multi-port manifolds for water and non-aggressive liquid applications, flowmeters for monitoring flow, temperature, and pressure, and limit switches for ejector plate, slide retention, and core pull applications.

Recent product introductions include cooling efficiency aids such as the Delta-Q ® precision flow regulator, Tracer®vm electronic flowmeters in addition to Scientific Coolingsm classes. ManifoldBuilder.com was launched in 2013 to allow customers access to 3D CAD information on Smartflow manifolds and custom assemblies. All Smartflow products are designed to help injection molders save time and money through increased efficiency and molded part quality.

Other services provided by Burger & Brown Engineering are special machines for industrial automation, precision contract machining, custom injection molding, plastic part design and consulting. Please visit www.burgereng.com for information about our capabilities.


Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. is an ISO 9001:2015 Certified Company.