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Klober will be showcasing its latest products on Stand R12 at Jewson Live, one of the UK’s biggest trade show for construction industry professionals. 

The DrainMajor is Aldermaston based Pump specialists Pump Technology’s best selling waste water and hot water, floor mounted pump system. It now has a completely new and re-designed tank,

Showerwall’s Sureseal, a purpose-designed trim system that is fitted at the base of its bathroom panelling to enhance waterproof protection, long term performance and facilitate easier cleaning in busy shower areas. 

Introducing the latest innovation from well known construction connector manufacturer Simpson Strong-Tie; the timber frame panel closer, or TFPC. 

Vandalism and graffiti is a growing concern within the UK, costing over £1 billion a year to remove. To combat the trend, Everbuild – A Sika Company have launched a new ASBO range, providing both the prevention and cure to the problem.

Stand up to winter with the new look Scruffs Twister boot.

Baxi has launched two new combi boilers: the Baxi 200 and the Baxi 400.

With new residential developments being constructed in popular built-up areas where space is at a premium, driveways have been an unfortunate casualty in terms of the space being given. 

Gatic's new literature for merchants.

Gatic Civil Drainage, a brand of Alumasc Water Management Solutions (AWMS), has completed new point-of-sale literature to help merchants sell the benefits of its channel drainage Filcoten.

The annual Southport Flower Show welcomed a new entrant in the featured show gardens this year, with C&W Berry Builders Merchants undertaking its first show garden with “A View of an Olive Tree”, which was designed to embrace the Mediterranean theme of the show.

Augmented reality has been big news across the gaming world in recent months and there are plenty of large corporations talking about how they’re going to use it. But Exhibit Interactive is making it available and affordable to businesses.

New for this Autumn/Winter 2016, Scruffs has expanded its Expedition range to include the Scruffs Expedition Thermo Softshell Jacket.

 Smart-Space are manufacturers and installers of temporary, semi-permanent and permanent buildings and have completed two projects for Marley Eternit

UK Rolled Lead Sheet manufacturer, BLM British Lead, recently launched a new product guide.

Klober Permo therm is an LABC-approved insulation board which offers installers the added benefits of an integrated vapour permeable underlay and self-adhesive edging strips to seal laps.

Richard Burbidge, the timber specialist, has launched Elements Options, a new range of contemporary stairparts that include, glass, wrought iron, chrome and brushed nickel spindle in fills.

Hydro International is supporting the launch of its Hydro-Brake® Flow Control Series with the launch of its first training module in the Builders Merchants Federation Cortexa training campus.

As rainfall intensity and frequency continues to rise each year, it is vital that rainwater drainage systems have the capacity to protect a building and its contents. 

Stuart Turner’s range of flomate mains boost pumps has been further extended with the introduction of the new flomate iBoost

BAU, the trade fair for architecture, materials and systems, is said to be the biggest and most important event in the sector.

TECO Building Products, a British manufacturer of builders' metalwork, is launching a new patent pending product at Timber Expo, which will take place at the NEC in Birmingham on 18-20 October, 2016.

Bond It has strengthened its offer to the decorating market.

Composite moulding company, Bridgland Moulders, relies on the Norwich branch of Actavo | Hire & Sales for the timely supply of all of its scaffolding needs.

Carl Kammerling International is looking forward to a strong end to the year as its annual Winter Wonderland promotion returns for its third successive year.

Carl Kammerling International has reconfigured and improved its popular C.K tools RedLine VDE High Leverage Side Cutters, making them safer and easier than ever to cut through electrical cables.

Four 1960s tower blocks in North London have replaced their outdated electric underfloor heating systems with next-generation radiators from QRL Radiator Group – all matched with renewable heat sources. 

Dow Building Solutions has secured three business wins in London for XENERGY™ SL – the innovative high performance, flame-retarded, XPS roof insulation product that was launched last year.

Autumn 2016 sees the re-launch of Simpson-Strong-Tie’s unique racking solution for timber frame structures - new products, improved performance and increased availability.

Among Klober products showing massive sales potential at the trade counter is Wakaflex, a BBA-certified lead-free flashing available in four colours.

A new build care home in Southampton features IKO PLC’s UPXL premium roof system, which has a unique 30 year single point warranty for materials, workmanship and design.

Thanks to a commitment to continued product research and development, ForgeFix is setting a new standard for their fastening performance.

Fix In 5 is the latest addition to Everbuild – A Sika Company’s adhesive range, bringing a truly universal construction adhesive with an ultra-strong final bond strength which has to be seen to be believed.

Feet are an essential tool for tradespeople. There’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad preparation, so investing in quality technical footwear is the smart decision.

Centurion Europe has launched a range of quality door handles under the URFIC brand, ideal for the builders’ merchants market.

As one of the first canvases of the sector since the EU referendum, the survey has provided a valuable insight into how the industry feels about the affects it might have.

Since it was originally formed as part of Westlands Engineers Ltd, Garador has been making Britain’s best-selling Up and Over garage doors.

Scruffs celebrates ‘Super Dealer’ partnerships across the UK

If you’re looking for new software to run your builders’ merchant or timber business, make sure you read the insert from Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) carried in the September issue of BMN.

Breathe life back into a tired looking garden with new Everbuild 5 Star Sprayable Shed and Fence Mate from Everbuild – A Sika Company.

Bond It, the manufacturer of sealants, adhesives, grouts, waterproofing products and building chemicals, has announced its plans for the 2016 Tiling Show.

Essential Bathrooms launch new brochure point of sale material

Giacomini is excited to be advancing its brass valve and component sales within the UK.

ALL of JB Kind Doors prices will be held firm for the rest of 2016.

 Kalsi Group, a specialist in the manufacturing of low maintenance building products, is pleased to announce its launch of Kladding, a new decorative internal cladding panel system.

BoilerMag has enhanced the BoilerMag XT industrial boiler filter to include an automatic air vent which will greatly reduce the potentially damaging effects of air accumulating in a heating system. 

The absence of a British Standard and lack of effective building control in the RMI sector has encouraged use of cheaper dry fix kits for ridge, hip and verge.

Shower pump manufacturer Salamander Pumps is now offering an outstanding standard 5 year warranty on its high quality and robust brass range, CT Force

Methven, the global designer and manufacturer of premium showers and tapware, has extended its range of cool-to-touch bar showers with two new models for the UK market.

Ibstock, the UK’s largest brick maker, has launched the latest edition of its Ibstock-Kevington Special Shapes brochure. Exhibiting its extensive range of specially designed bricks and solutions for creating stand-out designs and speeding up builds every day

To further support its customers, Simpson Strong-Tie has expanded the activities of its nationwide merchandising team which includes Danny Cawthra, who is responsible for the Midlands.

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