MKM Building Supplies has arrived in the South West, creating 14 jobs with the opening of its 44th branch, located in Honiton.
LBS Builders' Merchants has raised £12,206 for cancer charity Macmillan Cymru by walking to the top of Pen Y Fan in the Brecon Beacons.
Roger Stewart is one of two new recruits to join Flexseal.
Flexseal has recently enhanced its external team with two new area sales manager appointments.
Kent Blaxill has appointed Nick Scully as branch manager at its store in Colchester.
Nick Scully has joined Kent Blaxill as branch manager at its store in Colchester.
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Mike Ward has been appointed as managing director of Metsä Wood UK and succeeds Mike Lomas.
NMBS pushes the boat out for charity
Staff from NMBS recently swapped the office for canoes in aid of a worthy cause.
Builders merchants’ sales continue to rise in Q2 2016
The latest sales figures from GfK’s Builders Merchants Panel, released on 23 August, by the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) in the Builders Merchants Building Index (BMBI), show sales in Q2 2016 through the UK’s general builders’ merchants were up both on the last quarter and on the same quarter in 2015.
BMCO appoints new apprentice
Builders’ Merchant Co (BMCO) continues to support the youth of today by recruiting a new apprentice at its branch in Hull.
IKO UK Group becomes sole supplier to Willmott Dixon for roof systems
IKO UK Group has signed a mandated supplier agreement with Willmott Dixon. This includes IKO Polymeric for the supply of Spectraplan TPE and Armourplan PVC single ply membranes. IKO will supply its range of bituminous roofing systems Permatec hot melt, Permaphalt mastic asphalt and IKO Polimar cold applied liquids.
Plumb and Parts Center turns over a new tweet
For any installers previously unsure of where to find Plumb and Parts Center on Twitter, it has officially relaunched itself as @plumbcenterUK.
Calling all tradesmen
Are you an electrician, builder, technician or plumber? Would you like to win £250,000, a car, a motorbike, a boat and a whole lot of other goodies? Then the UK Worker of the Year competition is just what you are looking for.
Naylor golf day raises charity funds
Barnsley-based pipe and concrete product manufacturer Naylor recently held a successful golf day and raised £2700 for charity.
RGB charity golf day raises over £2,000
RGB Building Supplies recently raised £2,035 for its nominated charity, Prostate Cancer UK, during a golf day held at Bovey Castle in association with Exeter City FC.
Supertouch appoints supply chain manager
Supertouch has appointed Selwyn Smith as supply chain manager for the UK. Mr Smith will be based at the Supertouch National Distribution Centre in the West Midlands, where he will be responsible for leading the supply chain team that supports customers across the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Champion Timber investment in new curtain-sided lorries
Champion Timber has invested in two new 7.2 tonne Iveco curtain-sided lorries with 5.1 metre beds. The investment will bring significant benefits to both Champion staff and to customers receiving the delivered materials.
Join Timbmet for its Open Day
Timbmet, a UK supplier of timber and panel products, is inviting the trade to an Open Day on Thursday 22 September at its Stonehouse Depot in Gloucestershire.
Stax & West Bromich Albion raise money for local children's hospital
West Brom midfield star Craig Gardner recently visited Midlands trade supplier, Stax Trade Centres, to present a signed shirt on behalf of the club following a charity raffle.
Richard Burbidge provides champion stairparts for new branch
As part of Champion Timber's new Weybridge branch, Richard Burbidge's FUSION commercial stairparts have been fitted to provide a stylish and secure staircase for its customers.
New account development manager for AWMS’ Merchant Support Team
Alumasc Water Management Solutions (AWMS) has expanded its Merchant Support Team with the appointment of Sophia Jelaca as account development manager for the central area.
All change at TG Environmental
A family-owned Shropshire firm has completely transformed one of its most important divisions.
New MD appointed at MRA Marketing
In a move to consolidate the next growth period, Lucia Di Stazio has been appointed as managing director of MRA Marketing.
Chandlers continues Lewes Ladies sponsorship
The Lewes branch of Chandlers Building Supplies is delighted to announce its continued sponsorship of Lewes Ladies FC player, Bex Thompson-Agbro.
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