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Graham’s commitment to cut prices with its latest trade saver

Graham Plumbers’ Merchant has launched the fourth edition of its quarterly Trade Saver publication just in time for the winter season. Continuing its focus on consistent pricing, the booklet highlights fixed prices for the company’s most popular products. The latest issue is a special heating spares edition with a focus …

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BMF supports Road to Recovery Survey for plumbing and heating

Builders merchants trade association the Builders Merchants Federation is supporting Eureka! Research in its quest to understand what working life is really like for the plumbing and heating trades coming out of the Coronavirus lockdown. The research company is gathering information from as many installer businesses as possible to discover …

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College refresh: catching up with City College Norwich

In 2018, City College Norwich won a £10,000 upgrade for its plumbing and heating facilities, courtesy of the College Refresh Scheme from Graham Plumbers’ Merchant. One year on, and vital refurbishment work has been completed, which has helped to enhance the quality of training for students and create an environment …

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Wholesaler first to profit from RNF Sharp-aX partnership

MacDonald Plumbing & Heating Supplies Limited has become the first business to take advantage of digital specialist RNF’s partnership with Sharp-aX Computer Systems Limited. The partnership means any wholesaler using Sharp-aX ERP System can seamlessly integrate with  RNF’s Beam Commerce Platform, enabling them to offer customers 24/7 online ordering via a …

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John Nicholls Holdings continues to expand

Nicholls Building & Timber Merchants successfully implemented and opened a new Distribution Centre on the outskirts of Witney, Oxfordshire. The centre will relieve pressure on the existing Nicholls Building & Timber branch in Kidlington, Oxfordshire. Allowing branch staff to focus on servicing inbound and collect customers whilst maximising fulfilment of …

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Wolseley launches in-branch mag, more

The new bi-monthly more magazine aims to provide plumbing and heating professionals with useful, interesting and relevant content such as updates to legislation and regulations, competitions and notices of upcoming events from their favoured suppliers. In the first issue, more magazine looks to drive industry excellence with a best practice …

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Altecnic strengthens its trade support team

Heating and plumbing supplies specialist Altecnic is strengthening its market-leading position by restructuring its trade sales team and recruiting two new area sales managers. The two new additions to Altecnic’s 16-strong team add to the diverse and vast experience of the Trade Sales Team gained in a variety of roles …

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£20K cash prize to help Gloucester-based plumber

Braden Hockley, a Gloucester-based plumber, has been announced as the winner of a long-running competition by JG Speedfit. Hockley, who has spent 13 years as a qualified plumber, was picked from over tens of thousands of entrants of the “20 Grand in Your Hand” competition run by JG Speedfit. He …

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75% of plumbers at risk of losing out on work due to knee problems

Everybody has heard (and seen) the builder’s bum, but what about the plumber’s knee? New research released today has revealed that nearly 75% of working plumbers experience problems with their knees, yet only 41% have discussed the issue with their GP. The study conducted by The IPG – a leading …

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Hertfordshire-based Ebberns are celebrating 35 years

Hertfordshire-based Ebberns Ltd, a plumbing, heating and bathroom merchant and proud member of The IPG, is celebrating a strong 35 years in business. The company was first established as a plumbing and heating trade counter in 1983 by Chris Garroway and it was originally based in Ebberns Road. The trade …

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