Travis Perkins axing jobs and branches

Builders merchants giant, Travis Perkins, is closing 30 branches and cutting 600 jobs.

Gorilla Glue forges lasting bond with Bedford College

Adhesive brand Gorilla Glue and the Carpentry and Multi Trade Departments of Bedford College have forged a new partnership, establishing Gorilla Glue as the team’s new official adhesive partner.
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Briggs celebrates 10th anniversary with family fun day

Employees of Briggs Equipment and their families took time out to celebrate the company's 10th birthday whilst raising money for Teenage Cancer Trust.
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Keystone Group to invest for growth

Irish lintels to roof windows manufacturer Keystone Group is investing millions of pounds as it chases sales growth.
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Chemical supplies at risk following BASF factory fire

Building material suppliers who use certain chemicals in the manufacture of their products are likely to face supply chain difficulties after a massive explosion at German chemicals company BASF killed three people and injured dozens.
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Eurocell grows Roomline® by the power of four

Extending the potential applications of the time-saving Roomline range of PVC-U skirting boards and architraves, Eurocell has introduced

Klober Roll-Fix® makes dry fixing simple

The Klober Roll-Fix® kit supplies everything to fix 5 metres of ridge or hip (including hip trays and cro clips in the hip kit) and uses

Supreme floor beams go national

Cast concrete specialist, Supreme Concrete, has increased floor beam production at its Sittingbourne plant and expanded distribution to

Hamilton adds prestige

Hamilton has extended its popular Prestige range to feature four new brushes.

Three and easy Dunlop Levellers

Dunlop has launchedthree new single-part floor levelling compounds for the trade.
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Keyline grows rail & geotechnics division with new appointment

Keyline, the UK's leading specialist supplier of rail materials, civils, drainage solutions and heavy building materials, has strengthened

Andy Kaye joins Stelrad team

Andy Kaye has joined the Stelrad sales team and will be looking after the south east of England.

Brett Martin Plumbing and Drainage appoint Sales Rep

Brett Martin Plumbing & Drainage has appointed Adam Filkins as a territory Sales Representative in the south east region.

Commercial Director of Lords Builders Merchants appointed

Lords Builders Merchants incorporating George Lines (Civils & Landscapes Merchants) have appointed Mark Bone as their Commercial Director.

New area sales manager for Stressline

Concrete lintel manufacturers, Stressline Limited have hired Jan McGrath; a seasoned concrete and heavy building materials sales specialist,

New appointment at Lecico

Glyn Davis has joined Lecico as their specification manager for the south of England.

Flexseal announce new Sales Director

Flexseal is pleased to announce the promotion of Scott McMurray to the position of UK and Ireland Sales Director, effective from the 1st July.

Toolstream’s AW16 out now!

Toolstream's new Autumn/Winter catalogue volume 16: Out Now! Including over 400 more new lines across all our exclusive brands.

Pipe connection products made clear for merchant staff

A new short training course is now available to help branch staff gain confidence in selling coupling and saddle products.

Comprehensive water management range available now to merchants

Products ranging from domestic-level flood control all the way to large-scale river management items will make up Flexseal s new water management product category, the company has announced.

Yale and UNION Join Forces for Screwfix Live 2016!

Yale and UNION, will be exhibiting at Screwfix Live, which takes place from 30th September 2nd October at Farnborough Exhibition Centre, North Hampshire.

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Rockwool takes customers back to its origins

ROCKWOOL has launched “Origins”, a new integrated marketing campaign which takes customers on a journey to explore the deeper benefits of stone wool

Netwatch prevents premises crime

Netwatch keeps an eye on premises, preventing crime rather than just recording it.

Easy Peasy by BA Clic Components!

BA Clic Components, want to you to ‘join the kitchen cabinet revolution' by showing you just how quick it is to construct the BA ClicBox