YOUNG ACHIEVER AWARDS 2017 – entry now open!

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

F&P distributes new warehouse to Bedford

Wholesale heating and plumbing operations F&P, Primaflow and Connections - part of Travis Perkins plc - have officially opened a new Southern regional distribution centre in Bedford.
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Gibbs & Dandy celebrates its latest branch with Stevenage launch

Gibbs & Dandy is celebrating the official opening of the latest branch in its network, as it cuts the ribbon on its new Stevenage branch.
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FMB Vice President to give builders' view at BMF Members' Day

Arthur McArdle, National Vice President of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) will present a builder’s view of Brexit at the Builders Merchants Federation’s (BMF) Members’ Day in September. Together with his sons, Arthur owns ...
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Thomas Dudley hosts the first Made in Britain workshop representing the Midlands

Thomas Dudley Ltd, the market-leading bathroom and washroom products manufacturer based in the West Midlands has officially joined the Made in Britain campaign and to mark this occasion, the company held its first ever Made in Britain workshop.
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PHILMAC 3G makes 37 million connections

Philmac, the leading manufacturer of specialist pipe fittings and valves, has reached a new milestone as its 3G Metric / Imperial

BLM launches Get Lead App

BLM are to strengthen their support to roofing contractors and Leadworkers with the launch of a new smartphone App during July.Available

Salamander launches new pump range

SALAMANDER Pumps has re-engineered its centrifugal range of shower, bathroom and whole house pumps, launching them under the new Right Pump

Innovation from BLANCO with their brochure app

Providing dealers and trade customers with easy access to up-to-date product information, a new app from BLANCO UK makes downloading and

CK gets set for Summer promotion

Carl Kammerling has launched its 2017 HOTBOX Summer promotion which will run untill 31st August across almost 100 essential products from
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Toby Stuart Jervis joins Digby Stone

Landscaping supplier Digby Stone has recruited Toby Stuart-Jervis to join the family business as a director alongside managing directors

GB Plastics announces new MD

Second generation family-run and owned General Building Plastics (GB Plastics) has announced a new senior management structure, spearheaded

Covers appoints new commercial director

Philip Walford has been appointed as Commercial Director at timber and builders merchants Covers.

Ian Northern appointed at Chief Executive for Ridgeon Group

Ridgeon Group Ltd has appointed Ian Northen as its new Chief Executive. He moves into the role after seven years as Group Finance Director

Remeha bolsters CHP sales team with new appointment

Remeha has strengthened its expert Combined Heat and Power (CHP) sales team with the appointment of Mark Gibbons as technical sales manager.

New role for Ian Moore at Wilo UK

Ian Moore has been appointed Sales Director Building Services at leading pump manufacturer and pumping system supplier Wilo UK.

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.