Manufacturing company Springfarm Architectural Mouldings (SAM) has announced its acquisition of Lincolnshire-based Select Timber Products, in a deal which will see turnover at the Northern Irish firm increase by 20%.
Three new recruits will strengthen the sales team at International Timber, as the company undergoes a period of growth. George Roberts, Jermaine Metz and Graeme Shannon join the team at the Trafford Park headquarters.
Grant UK has sponsored a local children’s charity’s Winter Ball, joining the fundraising efforts for Julia’s House, which will be opening a new hospice in Devizes, Wiltshire, where Grant has its headquarters.
Elmhurst Energy has welcomed the latest house building figures, which show that the government is on target to build 1m homes in this parliament. Figures published by the House Builders Federation show that nearly 200,000 homes were added to the housing stock in the last year.
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RDT raises money for Christmas
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Springfarm Architectural Mouldings acquires Select Timber Products
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Professionalism and innovation attract new NBG member
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Saint-Gobain acquires Benchmark Building Supplies
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IronmongeryDirect launches bespoke graduate scheme
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Sprue Safety Products strengthens its sales team
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Merchant support is a priority for Knauf Insulation
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Graham expands with new branch openings
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Breedon announces acquisition of the Sherburn Minerals Group, alongside trading update
Breedon announced it has entered into a binding agreement to acquire the Sherburn Minerals Group for a total consideration of up to £15.7m.
NBG is on the right page
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JTL appoints new head of marketing and communications
JTL has appointed Cathie Foster as its new head of marketing and communications, based at its Birmingham Centre of Excellence.
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