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New BMF Centre of Excellence opens in the North East

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has just launched its first North East Regional Centre of Excellence at Marshalls near Stockton on Tees. The BMF’s growing network of BMF Regional Centres of Excellence means training courses and regional meetings are now far more accessible to BMF members across the UK and …

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BMF announces shortlist for Young Achiever Awards

The Builders Merchants Federation has announced the shortlist for the 2019 BMF Young Achiever Awards, which recognise and reward talent, commitment, innovation and achievement in the next generation of managers. The Awards are presented to those under the age of 35 who have demonstrated their ability to go above and …

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AVS Fencing and Landscaping Supplies joins the BMF

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) are delighted to welcome their newest merchant member – AVS Fencing and Landscaping Supplies. AVS is the leading supplier of fencing, decking and landscaping materials in the south east and east of England. Formed in 1993 it currently operates from 10 locations and has over …

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EazyStock joins the BMF

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) have welcomed their newest service member – EazyStock. EazyStock offers market-leading inventory optimisation software. As a powerful ERP plug-in, it helps businesses take control of their inventory, lower operating costs and automate purchasing. Peter Drakeley, Head of Customer Success at EazyStock says, “It’s critical for …

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The BMF Congratulate New Housing Minister

Reacting to the news that the Rt Hon Esther McVey MP has been appointed as the new Minister for Housing, John Newcomb, Chief Executive of the Builders Merchants’ Federation, said “I congratulate Esther McVey on taking up her new role at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government in …

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The BMF React to the new PM

Reacting to today’s news that Boris Johnson MP has been elected as the new Conservative Party Leader, John Newcomb, Chief Executive of the Builders Merchants’ Federation, said “I congratulate Boris Johnson on his election as Tory Leader in succession to Theresa May.  I also wish him well, as the challenges …

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Young takes on BMF south west role

David Young, CEO of Bradfords Building Supplies, is the new chairman of the Builders Merchants Federation’s (BMF) South West region, taking over from Julian Milligan, managing director of Kellaway. Founded in 1770, Bradfords Building Supplies is believed to be the oldest builders’ merchant in Britain. Headquartered in Yeovil, the company …

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BMF CEO wins Leader of the Year Award

John Newcomb, CEO of the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF), has won the prestigious Leadership Award at the Trade Association Forum (TAF) Best Practice Awards 2019. Presenting the Leadership Award, Linda Cavender, Chief Executive of TAF said “John has developed a highly capable team to serve the interests of the BMF’s …

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The BMF announces their Training Awards Finalists

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has announced the five regional nominations for the title of BMF Training Company of the Year, selected for their commitment in supporting and developing their teams through their use of BMF training. The nominated companies are: BPS Builders Merchants                    – NW England, West Midlands & …

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The BMF announce shortlist for their Supplier Engagement Award

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has announced the finalists for its 2019 Supplier Engagement Award. Eight companies, Crystal, Encon Insulation, Ibstock, JCB, Kerridge Commercial Systems, Knauf, Marsh Industries and Velux have been shortlisted for the Award from over 300 BMF supplier and service members. The BMF say that the eight …

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