Builders merchants trade organisation Builders Merchants Federation has recruited nine new builders merchant members since the All Industry Conference at the end of June.
The new merchant members are:
The BMF kick-started its recruitment drive at the Conference with the announcement of a buying group membership scheme with IBC.
BMF managing director, John Newcomb said: “I have made it my mission to demonstrate the relevance of the BMF to every area of merchanting from the family run independent to the FTSE-listed PLC. The Conference in June showcased a very different BMF approach, which the merchants who were there picked up on immediately with several signing up to membership straight away.
“We now represent almost 200 merchants with just under 2000 merchant branches across the UK, including two of the top four nationals and eight of the ten largest independent merchants. We are rapidly gaining the authority to truly represent the whole industry.”