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Ibstock Brick Wins  Award for its Commitment to Sustainability

Ibstock Brick has been announced as a winner in the category of Most Ethical / Sustainable Manufacturer of the Year at the 2019 at the Made in the Midlands Awards. The awards, coordinated by leading business publisher, INSIDER Media, took place in Birmingham on May 2nd 2019. They celebrate excellence …

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BLANCO supports Kilimanjaro climb

Joe Lyons, Director of LYONS NI Ltd,  a Northern Ireland-based kitchen component distributor, braved altitude and rigorous terrain when he climbed the world’s highest freestanding mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro, in aid of the Irish Rugby Football Union Charitable Trust. BLANCO UK’s sponsorship of the trek helped raise funds to support seriously …

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Local Sporting Hero officially opens new James Burrell branch

James Burrell Builders Merchant welcomed the captain of Blyth Spartans A.F.C, Robbie Dale, and Vice-Chairman, Kevin Scott to officially open the companies renovated Blyth branch. The Independent Builders Merchant has completed a major £250k renovation of the branch, allowing the branch to provide a wider product range, stock specialist products, …

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JCW Acoustic Supplies takes expert advice to the trade

The JCW Acoustic Supplies Roadshow is touring the UK in May, June and July, giving local trades a chance to access expert advice. JCW, the acoustic supplies specialists, are asked questions like this all the time by contractors who know building and construction inside out, but who may not have …

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Covers Bognor Regis Landscaping Demo Day

Covers Timber and Builders Merchants in Bognor Regis will be hosting a free trade day featuring live landscaping demonstrations on Tuesday 14th May.   Between 7.30am and 2pm, DIY enthusiasts and budding landscapers will have the chance to see a variety of active demos from Covers’ suppliers, including Azpects, Brett, …

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Ultra Finishing re-brands Premier Bathroom Collection to ‘nuie’

‘nuie’ is the fresh, exciting and vibrant new name for Ultra Finishing’s value-led Premier Collection of bathrooms, and will be rolled out from June 2019, showcasing first on its new brochure. Commented Adam Chinn, Marketing Director, Ultra Finishing: “The re-brand to nuie brings a more attractive status to the range, …

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Wienerberger adds to UK roofing portfolio with BPD Holdings acquisition

Building solutions provider Wienerberger has successfully acquired BPD Holdings Limited, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of roofing and construction membranes, natural ventilation and specialist building products. The acquisition agreement was signed on 1 April 2019 and closed on 7 May 2019. Wienerberger is the UK’s leading provider of wall, …

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BMJ INDUSTRY AWARDS: BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW

You are running out of time to book your space at the best event for the merchant industry this Spring. The second BMJ Industry Awards takes place at the Brewery in Chiswell Street, London, on Friday May 17th. The only industry awards to reflect the will of the people and …

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Bradfords refocuses on merchant business

The UK’s oldest builders merchant Bradfords Building Supplies, has unveiled its new focus on its builders merchant business, having sold off two businesses – Snows Timber and Crendon in the last year. CEO David Young is leading the reinvestment in the core business which is due to report the highest …

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