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Arnold Laver joins IBC group

Independent merchants buying group IBC has welcomed timber merchant Arnold Laver to its group.
Arnold Laver will be the sole supplier to the group of innovative wood products including the Kota Fully Finished MDF Mouldings “No More Painting Required” product.

The company, whose HQ is based in Sheffield, started trading in 1920 run by Mr Arnold Laver. The company has since grown into one of the major suppliers of timber solutions to the UK construction industry and was a major supplier of timber products to the London Olympic venues, including the Velodrome.

Arnold Lavers group commercial director Patrick Guest said: “I have to say that it has been a very smooth process joining IBC and I have been absolutely delighted with the friendly offers of assistance from the IBC team. The company has been made to feel most welcome and looks forward to participation and involvement with IBC.

“A key part of our development plan is to find new customers and to bring innovative products to existing and new markets. With this in mind it made good business sense to join IBC and work with their resources to increase our market penetration”

John Brett, IBC sales and operations director, added: “IBC are delighted to welcome such a prominent industry name as Arnold Laver to the group – we feel this is a sign of how far we have come as a buying group that we can offer benefits to a company with such an outstanding industry brand name as Arnold Laver.”

About Fiona Russell-Horne

Group Managing Editor across the BMJ portfolio.

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