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GFK and BMF launch sales-tracking insights for builders merchants 19-Dec-2014
GFK, with assistance of the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF), has launched the first robust sales tracking insights for the builders merchant sector.

BMF moves venue for 2015 Members' Day 17-Dec-2014
Next year's BMF Members' Day will take place in Cheshire, the Builders Merchants Federation has revealed.

Pimlico Plumbers officially launches merchant enterprise 17-Dec-2014
Capital Radio Breakfast Show presenter and model Lisa Snowdon was guest of honour at the official opening of Pimlico Plumbers' new plumbing and heating merchant.

MBS goes countrywide with ecommerce offering 16-Dec-2014
Independent builders merchant, MBS Site Supplies, has unveiled its new ecommerce website, providing small to medium sized builders with the same unique product offering as its regional operation.

Small builders back Government's new homes plan 15-Dec-2014
The Government's flagship Starter Homes initiative launched today (15th December) has been welcomed by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), with a number of FMB house builders already pledging their support.

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Latest Product News
Brett adds third TRIO kit 16-Dec-2014
Brett Landscaping has enhanced its range of pre-selected paving products for its prominent merchant customer base with the introduction of the new Beta TRIO block paving range.

Bristan adds new features to its plumbing network 15-Dec-2014
Shower manufacturer Bristan has added a number of new features to its social network for plumbers, Bristan Connect.

Bradstone upgrades its Assured scheme 12-Dec-2014
Hard landscaping supplier Bradstone has invested in its Bradstone Assured scheme with the launch of a new market leading guarantee and a redesign of its customer facing web presence.

Richard Burbidge launches Express Flooring 12-Dec-2014
Stairparts manufacturer Richard Burbidge has entered the flooring market with its new Express Flooring range, featuring a variety of finishes and accessories.

Wirquin awarded FSC accreditation 9-Dec-2014
Wirquin has revealed it has achieved FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) accreditation for its wood based products including its Celmac toilet seats.

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Parkers comes to the rescue of Jack and Jill 10-Nov-2014
Independent builders merchant Parker Building Supplies was featured on local TV news after coming to the aid of a local Sussex landmark.

On the JOSB video series goes live 16-Sep-2014
JOSB Done, the industry wide campaign to promote the use of Oriented Strand Board (OSB), has partnered with celebrity builder Roger Bisby to create a series of practical videos to demonstrate the uses of OSB in construction.

Actis launches "How to" guides on new YouTube channel 16-Sep-2014
Actis Insulation has launched its own English YouTube channel containing step-by-step videos showing how to install its insulation products in a variety of scenarios.

Bence's go all out for charity Ice Bucket Challenge 9-Sep-2014
When Paul Bence, managing director of Cheltenham independent builders merchant George Bence & Sons, was challenged to tip a bucket of ice over his head in aid of charity, his first effort was deemed to be a bit, well, rubbish.

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FUSION® – Modern Style with Minimal Effort
FUSION is the ultimate DIY stair balustrade system, designed to create a stairway with a fresh and stylish look in a just day or two.

Wienerberger adds two new bricks
Brickmaker Wienerberger has added two housebuilding bricks to its portfolio.

Wienerberger adds two to Terca
Brick manufacturer Wienerberger has added two new facing bricks to its Terca range.

Wienerberger adds six bricks
Brick manufacturer Wienerberger has added six new products to its Terca range.

Rollins transitions to Wesupply for a superior EDI service
Coventry, 14th November 2014: Rollins & Sons Ltd, a supplier of top end hand tools, has outsourced its EDI requirements to Wesupply, a leading B2B managed service provider, to consolidate EDI on to a single platform and streamline the day-to-day handling of all EDI messages.

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