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.

Keyline raises in excess of £8,500 for Prostate Cancer UK

Keyline saddles up and raises in excess of £8,500 for Prostate Cancer UK A group of Keyline staff, customers and suppliers raised in excess of a stunning £8,500 for Prostate Cancer UK when they replaced their hard hats for cycle helmets and ...
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BMF Comments on Queen's Speech

The Builders Merchants Federation has welcomed the "very encouraging noises" on housing and construction.
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Parker Building Supplies and Kent County Cricket Club team up

As temperatures soared for the 215th first-class match between Sussex and Kent at Tunbridge Wells, Kent County Cricket Club’s Commercial Director Emma Santer announced Parker Building Supplies has become official partners of the club as part of a ...
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Travis Perkins hosts UK wide ‘Brew Up’ for Armed Forces

Builders and plumbers merchant group Travis Perkins plc, has partnered with military charity SSAFA and is encouraging employees across the UK to have a communal ‘brew’ to show their support for the Armed Forces.
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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

Vokèra Affinity gets even better

Leading heating manufacturer, Vokèra is continuing its commitment to helping and supporting installers by making further improvements to
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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.