MKM sees growth continue

The UK’s largest independent builders’ merchant, MKM Building Supplies (Holdings), has posted increased sales and profits in its annual results for the year to September 30 2016.

Top universities on board with Heatrae Sadia design awards

Students from some of the UK’s top universities have begun to submit their entries for the inaugural Heatrae Sadia Design Awards.
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BMF MD shortlisted for Director of the Year Award

John Newcomb, MD of the Builders Merchants Federation, is one of the top business leaders in the West Midlands shortlisted in the prestigious IoD Director of the Year Awards.
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The search is on for Redland Apprentice of the Year

Redland is launching a competition to find the 2017 Redland Apprentice of the Year. The newly launched competition is open to all roofing apprentices who are currently enrolled with one of Redland’s participating colleges or training groups within the company’s Young Redland Roofer student support programme. *
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Baxi sponsors Mount Kilimanjaro climb

Baxi is sponsoring Bradley Rogers, Baxi installer and member of the Baxi Works loyalty scheme, who will be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for Leukaemia care UK this June.
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New GRIPFILL XTRA from EVO-STIK - XTRA grip, no slip

EVO-STIK has launched GRIPFILL XTRA, a new high strength, instant grip adhesive that will stick to almost all building surfaces with no

Sandtex Trade warms up for Sky sponsorship package

As summertime beckons and thoughts turn to painting outdoors, Sandtex Trade will be getting ready to put in a star performance on the

Ultratile Pro Grip HG

Fighting with your tile adhesive? You don't have to battle any longer with the new improved UltraTile ProGrip HG.

Drybase from Safeguard tackles damp

The Drybase range from Safeguard Europe is designed for use when it is not possible to protect building materials and interior surfaces
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Dreadnought gets new sales manager

Dreadnought Tiles and Ketley Brick are pleased to welcome Barrie Matthews as their new Area Sales Manager in the South.

Kent Blaxill appoints new Bury St Edmunds manager

East Anglian building supplies company Kent Blaxill has appointed Jason Brightman as manager of its Bury St Edmunds store.

Monier Redland appoints new industrial director

Monier Redland has recruited Neil Gregory to the post of Industrial Director to take charge of all six UK manufacturing plants.

New recruit for AWMS Merchant Support Team

Sean Bober is the latest recruit to join Alumasc Water Management Systems (AWMS) Merchant Support Team as Account Development Manager for

Yale names new Territory Manager for the South East

Security specialists Yale has announced the appointment of Veronica Adams as Territory Manager for the South East region, reinforcing its

Actis appoints two directors to senior leadership team

Insulation specialist Actis has given directorships to two members of its senior team.

Hydro StormTrain® Series of Surface Water Treatment Devices

Nature can often be the inspiration for best practice in simple and sustainable drainage design in the urban environment. By engineering in nature s way, The Hydro StormTrain Series delivers predictable, repeatable surface water treatment performance that can enhance or even improve on nature itself.


Urfic – European specialist manufacturers of decorative door furniture – are proud to introduce their new patented unique ‘EASY CLICK’ system, the ‘FAST’ and ‘EASY’ way to fit your handles

Unique internal coupling launched following market feedback

The Icon IC100P has been launched by coupling manufacturers Flexseal. It connects DN100/4” plastic & iron pipes via their internal surfaces so it solves tricky on-site issues, where pipes can’t be connected via their external surfaces.

Yale Takes Smart Step Forward

Yale continues to strengthen its Smart Living division with the appointment of a new member to the team.

Flexseal app now available to all online

Manufacturer Flexseal has now announced that its handy new app is available online, as well as through the Apple and Google app stores.

Medium-sized merchants in Health & Safety fines warning

Builders’ merchants are at increasing risk of significant Health and Safety fines following last year’s changed H&S guidelines, especially those

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

Netwatch prevents premises crime

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