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Knauf Insulation picks up first  h&b award


Insulation manufacturer Knauf Insulation has won the inaugural Peter Buttle Trophy for Supplier of the Year to independent builders merchant buying group h&b.


The award recognises excellence of merchant suppliers, and was presented by managing director of h&b, Nick Lander and Chairman of h&b, Peter Buttle to Knauf Insulation managing director John Sinfield at Chester’s Carden Park Hotel.


Lander said: “Knauf Insulation demonstrates skill in dealing with individual members, whilst recognising that they are part of a group. They have a clear understanding of h&b which is just one of the reasons they were awarded Supplier of the Year.”


John Gaunt, Commercial Manager at Knauf Insulation said: “Over a number of years we have developed and built a strong and open relationship with h&b, carrying out regular review meetings to discuss how we are performing together.


“They were one of our key partners in the development of the unique Rock and Roll offer; a mixed loads delivery service of Knauf Insulation’s glass and rock mineral wool products, which allows an order to be delivered on one vehicle. We appreciated their willingness to work with us to enhance the offering.”

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Fiona Russell-Horne
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