Wolseley to lose 800 jobs in latest restructuring

Plumbing and heating merchant chain Wolseley UK is to close 80 branches with the loss of 800 jobs in a £100m restructuring.

Cyclists raise £7,311 for charity

The miles clocked up by long-distance cyclists at Colchester headquartered building supplies company Kent Blaxill  have resulted in the presentation of cheques totalling £7,311 to two charities.

Steve Willis Training celebrate 10 years

Steve Willis Training has been celebrating the 10th Anniversary of their Portchester Training Centre in Hampshire with a spectacular boiler cake.

Tarmac boosts aerated blocks capabilities at Linford

Tarmac's Building Products division has announced that it is to boost manufacturing of Durox aerated blocks by re-opening the second of its two existing factories at Linford, Essex. Due to open in late 2017, the factory will be upgraded, building upon on Tarmac’s existing nationwide blocks supply capabilities.

Supplier Collaboration is delivering the goods for H&B group

H&B Buying Group reported strong individual results at their largest ever annual supplier event last week.

Lindab Magestic - The King of Galvanised Gutters

Industry leading steel rainwater product manufacturer Lindab are launching a new product into the UK. Lindab Magestic is a guttering system

New IKOpro liquids to increase merchant revenue

Market-leading waterproofing and roofing manufacturer IKO PLC has launched five new liquid products for waterproofing and protecting roofs,

New products and range expansions for Fernox

Water treatment manufacturer, Fernox, have released a new nickel-plated brass filter for the domestic heating market and have extended

Klober’s Permo forte helps roofers stay safe

Klober’s Permo® forte SK2 is a heavy duty, 4-layer product designed to help prevent falls through the roof.

Norbord's new chipboard flooring guide does all the work

A simple guide to choosing the most suitable flooring products from Norbord's impressive portfolio has been developed for use by merchants
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New appointments to cement customer service

Hanson Cement’s bulk products division has made further senior promotions as part of the company’s commitment to customer service. John

Two new senior appointments at Plasson UK

In continuing to strengthen its service proposition, Plasson has created and now appointed two new senior positions, both new roles to the

AWMS expands team with new area sales manager

Alumasc Water Management Solutions (AWMS) have added to their growing team with the appointment of Ryan Odey as new area sales manager for

Pland Stainless appints in south

Pland Stainless has appointed Brighton based Mick Hart as sales manager for the South of England.

New MD for Metsä Wood

Mike Ward has been appointed Managing Director of Metsä Wood UK and succeeds Mike Lomas.

Hanson Cement makes senior changes

Hanson Cement has made a number of new senior appointments within its packed products team

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.


Two exciting new products have been added to the Urfic range of decorative door furniture.

RonaDeck Low VOC Tool Cleaner/Trowel Finishing Aid

Ronacrete introduces a new low VOC trowel cleaner to its RonaDeck range of resin bound and bonded surfacing products.

Build on summer security sales with Yale’s ‘Home & Away’ consumer campaign

Home security specialist Yale is running a major consumer marketing campaign designed to drive demand for merchants throughout the summer months.

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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

Digby Stone wins with NMBSVision

Landscaping supplier Digby Stone won the prize for the best NMBS Vision short video at the NMBS Conference in Lanzarote last week.