Travis Perkins announces restructure plans for plumbing and heating division

Builders and plumbers merchant group Travis Perkins has announced a transformation plan for its plumbing and heating business designed to stabilise performance and to create more options to maximise shareholder value.

North East NFB members support apprentices for career in construction

The current skills shortage is one of the biggest challenges facing the construction industry today, as the sector continues to struggle in meeting the demand for skilled professionals.
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Parker break charity record

This years fourth Annual Parker Building Supplies Charity Golf Day, trade morning and celebratory dinner, has matched last year’s record breaking sum and raised an amazing £25,000 in aid of their partner charity, Teenage Cancer Trust.
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National Home Security Month: Giving merchants the tools to secure Britain's homes

This October, National Home Security Month (NHSM) is returning for its fifth consecutive year, highlighting the importance of home security to British consumers nationwide.
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Wood technology students celebrate success

Eight of nine successful TFT Woodexperts’ students from major timber merchant James Latham plc received their Level 4 Certificates in Wood Science & Technology in a special ceremony held at Leicestershire County Cricket Club on 31st July.
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Wavin's 'Gear Up With Hep2O' competition returns

Wavin, the UK’s leading manufacturer of plastic piping systems, has fired the starting gun on its annual ‘Gear Up With Hep2O’ competition,

Winn and Coales new design box packaging for Densostrip Culvert Sealant

The correct sealing of box converts, chamber rings and manhole rings is sometimes over looked when collecting these products from the

MHS Radiators launches new merchant division

Radiator manufacturer MHS Radiators has revealed a new division called Rads 2 Rails, which has been created specifically for UK merchants

Saniflo keeps cool

With more house builders including air conditioning as standard and a growing number of private households are turning to air conditioning

Saniflo launches shower pumps to suit all shower scenarios

Bathroom product supplier Saniflo has a range of pumps designed specifically to discharge shower water from areas without traditional
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Grant UK add to sales team

Grant UK has announced the appointment of Kevin Ellis as Divisional Sales Manager, covering the South, the Midlands and Wales. The

YBS appoints new Midlands Area Sales Manager

Manufacturer of multi-layer insulation materials, YBS has strengthened its national sales team through the appointment of a new Midlands

Keyline promotes in south west

Civils merchant Keyline has announced Adam Franklin as its new regional director for the South West

TG Group managers in job swap

Two managers at Shropshire family-owned builders’ merchants Tudor Griffiths Group have swapped roles after a total of 50 years’ combined

Keith Barker takes the Wienerberger helm

Keith Barker has been appointed as managing director of Wienerberger, the heavyside building materials provider.

Keyline’s Simpson celebrates 20 years

An employee at Keyline in Hull has celebrated 20 years’ service at the business.

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.

Hydro-Brake Flow Control Series from Hydro International

Manage surface water, watercourse and foul/combined sewer flows with the Hydro-Brake® Flow Control series.


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.

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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.