Bradfords Building Supplies acquire Crockers

Bradfords Building Supplies has announced the acquisition of Crockers, a highly respected general builders’ merchant operating from one branch in Dawlish, South Devon.

BMF launches new leadership development programme

Talent Development is the BMF’s new leadership and team development programme to help builders’ merchants to grow existing and future leaders.
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New induction programme launched by Champion Timber

A new six-week induction programme launched by Champion Timber has been designed to give new employees a great entry into the industry. Not only will it give new recruits the product knowledge needed, but will teach them about the milling, sourcing and sustainability of the Scandinavian timber supplied by Champion.
22-Mar-2017 0 Comments

Geberit Group expanded logistics centre begins operation

Enabling customer orders to be fulfilled with maximum efficiency, the Geberit Group has expanded the capacity of its logistics centre in the southern German town of Pfullendorf, investing around 40 million Euros in its storage, order picking and dispatch operation.
22-Mar-2017 0 Comments

Good Reddance to Cowal

Cowal Building & Plumbing Supplies has bought Reddance Building Supplies in Dalry in Ayrshire, strengthening it's position in Western Scotland.
22-Mar-2017 0 Comments

Drybase from Safeguard tackles damp

The Drybase range from Safeguard Europe is designed for use when it is not possible to protect building materials and interior surfaces

Sadolin tees off Spring promotion

The latest promotion in Sadolin’s popular ‘Golden Ticket’ campaign is aimed at boosting stockists’ premium woodcare sales, by rewarding

Redland launch new clay slate, Westminster

With a hark back to its heritage as the company that re-roofed London, Redland – the UK’s leading manufacturer and supplier of pitched roof

Gorilla Tape launches biggest advertising campaign yet

Gorilla Tape is the focus of a new TV advertising campaign, launching in April and to be aired across mainstream channels including Sky

Bosch extends GB162 promotion for installers

Bosch Commercial and Industrial has extended its promotion which rewards heating engineers for every GB162 boiler they install.
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Viessmann creates new senior roles to meet growing demand

Viessmann have made changes to enhance their service to installers, contractors and plumbing merchants.

Rockwool strengthens its thermal and sound insulation and sales team

With the demand for thermal and acoustic insulation continuing to grow, ROCKWOOL Ltd, a leader in stone wool insulation, has boosted its

Champion thank Guildford team member for long service

The Guildford branch of Champion Timber recently congratulated a member of staff for 10-years of continued excellent service to the company.

JELD-WEN strengthens Merchant Support Team

JELD-WEN, the UK’s leading manufacturer of timber windows, doors and stairs, has announced the appointment of Lee Frimston as Merchant

Croydex continues to support merchants with new sales appointment

Croydex is continuing its commitment to supporting independent building and plumbing merchants with the appointment of a new Area Sales

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.


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.

Flexseal app now available to all online

Manufacturer Flexseal has now announced that its handy new app is available online, as well as through the Apple and Google app stores.

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.