Mayor Sarfaz Anjum opens the Kent Blaxill Saffron Walden branch.
Saffron Walden Mayor Sarfaz Anjum officially opened a new decorating centre for Kent Blaxill on the Saffron Walden Shire Hill industrial estate on September 22.
Following the successful launch of its newly updated HiB Novum furniture collection, HiB has opened its doors to its very first showroom – enabling customers to experience the innovation behind each design first hand.
Among Klober products showing massive sales potential at the trade counter is Wakaflex, a BBA-certified lead-free flashing available in four colours.
Encon Insulation appreciates how difficult it can be for independent builders’ merchants to compete with larger national chains. That’s why the business has introduced a dedicated and experienced merchant team as part of an ongoing commitment to become the “distributor of choice” for independent merchants.
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Frank Howard Tools hosts Festool Roadshow 2016
On 12 October, Frank Howard Tools and Fixings is hosting the Festool Roadshow 2016 at its Braintree branch. The Festool tour truck, packed with products, will then be travelling across Europe, bringing the latest products to its customers.
JG Speedfit joins the BMF
JG Speedfit has been awarded membership of the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF). Membership of the BMF entitles associates to a number of benefits including access to relevant industry reports, advice on how to maximise profitability and free legal guidance.
Hole in one for roofing firm’s fundraiser
Russell Roof Tiles has raised over £5,500 recently at its annual charity golfing day, for its nominated charity of the year, Shropshire & Staffordshire Blood Bikes (SSBB).
Solarlux team tackle The Crazy British Cycling Tour for children’s charity
A team from Solarlux Systems has recently undertaken a cycling journey from their UK office in Welwyn Garden City to the company’s new headquarters in Melle, Germany. The ‘The Crazy British Cycling Tour’ saw the Solarlux team begin on 3 September, reaching their final destination in Germany on 6 September.
Swansea Golf Day goes a fair way for Macmillan Cancer Support
The Swansea branch of Selco Builders Warehouse staged its annual golf day at the Gower Golf Club, raising more than £7,000 in aid of the company’s nominated charity Macmillan Cancer Support.
Construction United kicks off UK Construction Week
The construction industry’s hopeful football stars will be able to swap their toolboxes for their shin pads and show off their skills at this year’s UK Construction Week, in a football tournament held by Construction United.
CRASH supports HOPE Community Services
Renovations are now complete at Nottinghamshire’s HOPE Community Services thanks to the work of CRASH and its supporting companies.
Parker Building Supplies launches revamped online shop
After reporting steady growth in sales via its online shop in the last few years, and record months in the first half of 2016, Parker Building Supplies has announced a refurbishment of its online store.
Conex Bänninger recruit to build the North East region
Conex Bänninger has appointed Zoe Mackay to the position of regional specification sales manager for the North East.
Two new senior appointments at Plasson UK
In continuing to strengthen its service proposition, Plasson has created and now appointed two new senior positions, both new roles to the business.
Hepworth Clay takes its message on the road
Hepworth Clay has invested in new transport livery to further promote the benefits of its clay drainage products the length and breadth of the UK.
BMF membership reaches record numbers
The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) now has more companies in its membership than at any time in the last 20 years.
Wilo expands marketing team
Kurt Brown has joined the Wilo UK marketing team as marketing assistant and will be working closely with the new marketing manager, Morgan Warren-Ross.
Knauf Insulation awarded Peter Buttle trophy
Knauf Insulation has been awarded the inaugural Peter Buttle Trophy by h&b Group for Supplier of the Year. The award recognises excellence of merchant suppliers, and was presented by Nick Lander, managing director of h&b, and Peter Buttle, chairman of h&b.
Research shows homeowners aren’t checking installer credentials
A new survey by Worcester, Bosch Group has revealed worrying statistics around the habits of homeowners and their heating systems.
New branches add to NBG's success
Merchant partners of National Buying Group (NBG) continue to demonstrate strong and continued growth, with new branch openings and expansion into new business areas. Three independent merchant partners – PGR, Beers and TG – have contributed recently to significant development in the sector in their own localities across the UK.
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