BMJ and the Builders Merchants Federation have launched the 2017 Young Achiever Awards and the entry forms are available for download here.

Ridgeons raise over £8,000 for EACH

Ridgeons, the East of England’s largest independent timber and builders’ merchants, has raised over £8,000 for East Anglia Children’s Hospices (EACH) in support of the charity’s EACHfest fundraising initiative.
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BMF announce Supplier Engagement Award finalists for Members’ Day

The BMF will again present a Supplier Engagement Award at this year’s Members’ Day Awards Dinner on 20 September. The finalists from more than 200 suppliers in BMF membership are: ACO, Crystal Direct, Encon Insulation, Fakro, JCB, Marsh Industries and Monument Tools.
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UK plan for improving air quality: BMF comment

The Environment Secretary, Michael Gove MP, has published the Government’s long-awaited plan to improve air quality by tackling roadside nitrogen dioxide pollution from diesel engines.
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Robert Price buys Gower Timber Ltd

Welsh independent builders merchant Robert Price has added its 22nd branch with its latest acquisition.
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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

Keylite Polar keeping merchants on trend

Keylite Polar, a new bright white PVC roof window is being rolled out to builders merchants this summer.

Worcester 25 Years promotion continues with summer workwear offer

With the nation apparently set for a heatwave later this summer, Worcester is continuing the celebration of its 25th anniversary as part of
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Worcester appoints new Controls & Connectivity team

Worcester, Bosch Group has strengthened its support for the emerging connected appliances market by appointing a dedicated Controls &

Saniflo appointment for Scotland

With extensive contacts and a long career with a leading UK merchant Robert Beagley has been appointed by Saniflo as the new Area Sales

Global Stone grows their team

Global Stone have announced the appointment of Emma Taylor as Marketing Executive and Madeline Duthie as Data Input Administrator.

Matki appoint new North Representative

Matki are pleased to announce the appointment of a new Area Sales Representative for the North of England.

Fibo expands sales team to support rapid growth

Precision engineered wall panel manufacturer Fibo expands its UK sales team with the appointment of Regional Account Manager, Tim Cozens.

Elliotts adds to civils team

Independent builders merchnt Elliotts has appointed a new product manager to boost its civils and groundworks offering.

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.