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Grange implements structural and operational improvements

Grange, the UK’s leading supplier of fencing and decorative garden structures, has announced two changes to its UK management team with immediate effect.  Dr Dominika Bienkowska has been appointed Chairman of the board and Paul Taylor has been made Commercial Director. Dominika has a background in business management and product …

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Catnic expands manufacturing into Germany

Catnic, leading UK manufacturer of steel construction products, has expanded its manufacturing facilities with the introduction of 7 new manufacturing lines at its offices in Sinsheim, Germany. The latest investment will enable the European brand to better service its Northern and Eastern European customer base. Originally entering the German market …

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Financials soar as 25-year celebrations take place

Chandlers Building Supplies celebrates 25 years under its new management. With Sussex man Andrew Cope at the helm, the family owned builders merchants is delighted to be recognised as one of the region’s super growth businesses. It is also prestigiously listed in the London stock exchange group, ‘1000 companies to …

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New Partner Strengthens NBG Family

National Buying Group (NBG) has signed up a new merchant Partner. The latest recruit is Lincolnshire based Builders’ Merchant Company, a general builders merchant with three branches in Scunthorpe, Hull and Rotherham. NBG partners are typically dynamic local businesses with a strong commitment to growth, service, quality and innovation and, …

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Prostate Cancer UK appointed Official Charity to Travis Perkins Masters

Prostate Cancer UK will extend their close association with senior professional golf in 2018 when the charity joins forces with the popular Travis Perkins Masters, part of the Staysure Tour, from August 31-September 2. Prostate Cancer UK has been appointed Official Charity to the tournament, one of the best-attended on …

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Popular mural painter makes his mark at tesa® UK headquarters

Chris Ashmore, the Director of Creative Murals and Portraits, specialises in creating unique murals for any wall or surface and has brought bespoke ideas to life in people’s homes and businesses all over the UK. He recently visited the Milton Keynes headquarters of tesa® UK, one of the world’s leading …

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New Acquisition for AkzoNobel’s Dulux Decorator Centre business

AkzoNobel has purchased the business and assets of Surrey-based Trade Paints. With three stores in Epsom, East Molesey and Sutton AkzoNobel takes its total number of Dulux Decorator Centres in the UK to 209. “These stores will make excellent additions to the DDC network,” said Alistair McAuley, Managing Director of …

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Roof rescuer recognised as local hero

A community-minded roofer was nominated as a ‘Local Hero’ for his inspiring acts of generosity for the National Federation of Roofing Contractors’ 2018 UK Roofing Awards, sponsored by SIG Roofing. John Davis of JD Roofing was recognised by staff at the SIG Roofing Wigan branch, who regularly hear about his …

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New Norwich Store for Kent Blaxill

Kent Blaxill has moved to new, larger premises in Barker Street, Norwich as they celebrate 180 years as a decorative and building supplies merchant in the East of England. James Park, Commercial Director, said “We are thrilled with the new site – it’s bigger than our previous site, with a …

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MKM’s ‘dominoes’ Topple  in Hull Summer Spectacle

12,000 ‘dominoes’ have weaved their way through Hull in a landmark event, and will now be donated to good causes. The special event – Dominoes – went ahead thanks to MKM Building Supplies as well as the help of 450 volunteers. 3.5 kilometres worth of autoclaved aerated concrete blocks sequentially …

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