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New home contracts at highest level since 2008 21-Nov-2014
Figures released today (20th November) reveal that the number of contracts for new homes increased for the sixth consecutive month in October and are at the highest level since 2008.

Triton backs women in manufacturing 21-Nov-2014
A new recruit at shower company Triton is hoping to buck a national trend by encouraging more young female engineers to follow her lead and take up a career in the manufacturing.

FMB backs small sites exemption 21-Nov-2014
An exemption for small sites from the off-site elements of the zero carbon standard will allow more new homes to be built by small local builders, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

Grafton Group boosts turnover by 10% 18-Nov-2014
Builders' merchants Grafton Group increased revenues by just over 10% to the end of October, according to an interim management statement.

Norbord returns to BMF 18-Nov-2014
Producer of timber panel products, Norbord, is the latest supplier to return to the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF).

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Latest Product News
Roman Introduces BIM 18-Nov-2014
Shower manufacturer and designer Roman has invested in Building Information Modelling (BIM), with its key collections of shower enclosures, wetrooms, walk-in enclosures, bath screens and shower trays now available in the BIM format.

ForgeFix adds advanced lubricant 18-Nov-2014
Distributor of fixing and fastening solutions, ForgeFix, has added a multi-purpose lubricant to its growing product portfolio.

Celltrack paves the way for vehicle access 17-Nov-2014
Wrekin Products is aiming to help developers build new access areas quickly with its Celltrack grass protection and gravel retention system.

A new tradition from Redland's Craftsman 11-Nov-2014
Kirkby Homes has used Redland's Rosemary Clay Craftsman roof tiles in the development of six luxury homes in Haslemere.

Multikwik covers all the bases 11-Nov-2014
The Multikwik Linnum range of linear drainage is slimline and unobtrusive to the overall bathroom design, yet itís simple and quick to install.

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Latest Videos

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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Latest Supplier Pages
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.

Tembe moves to Wesupply for fully managed EDI
COVENTRY, 3rd November 2014: Tembe DIY and Building Products Ltd, a leading building and DIY equipment supplier, has moved to Wesupply for a truly outsourced, fully managed EDI service that removes the requirement for considerable in-house monitoring.

Sky Blue Fixings streamlines business operations with MAM Trader
Integrated management solution provides builder s merchant with one point of contact for queries

Flexseal secures future with flurry of new starters
Six new members of staff have begun work at market-leading coupling manufacturer Flexseal during the Summer months.


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